Cardiac Imaging

The cardiac imaging channel includes the modalities of computed tomography (CT), cardiac ultrasound (echocardiography), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), nuclear imaging (PET and SPECT), and angiography. 

Structured reporting implementation best practices webinar by GE Healthcare. The Centricity Cardio Enterprise is a cardiovascular information system (CVIS).
Webinar | Cardiac PACS | August 09, 2019
You have likely heard the case for moving to structured reporting, including standardized documentation to drive more...
Videos | Advanced Visualization | August 09, 2019

An example of Siemens' photo-realistic Cinematic image reconstruction. This image is from a CTA exam from a Siemens...

RSNA and ACR to Collaborate on Landmark Medical 3D Printing Registry
News | Medical 3-D Printing | August 08, 2019

August 8, 2019 — The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) and the American College of Radiology (ACR) will...

Videos | CT Angiography (CTA) | August 08, 2019

This is a quick video example of a cardiac computed tomography (CT) exam showing a Medtronic CoreValve transcatheter...

Videos | CT Angiography (CTA) | August 08, 2019

This is an example of an automated calcium scoring software to speed review of coronary artery calcium (CAC) scoring...

Videos | Computed Tomography (CT) | August 07, 2019

This is an example of in-stent restenosis shown using spectral CT imaging. This example was demonstrated by Philips...

Siemens Go.Top cardiovascular edition CT scanner with its detachable tablets used by the tech to control the scanner so they can stay at the patient's side longer. #SCCT19

Siemens Go.Top cardiovascular edition CT scanner with its detachable tablets used by the tech to control the scanner so they can stay at the patient's side longer.

Feature | CT Angiography (CTA) | August 06, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor

There were several interesting new trends in cardiovascular computed tomography (CT) imaging at the 2019...

Artificial Intelligence Improves Heart Attack Risk Assessment
News | CT Angiography (CTA) | August 06, 2019

August 6, 2019 — When used with a common heart scan, machine learning, a type of...

Digital Health Devices Used at Point of Care May Improve Diagnostic Certainty
News | Point of Care Testing | August 05, 2019

August 5, 2019 — A West Virginia-based rural medical outreach event showcased the use of...

In June 2019, Medis received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its QAngio XA 3D technology (QFR). The FFR-angio technology can show the FFR readings in a 3-D image and overlaid on a fluoro image.

In June 2019, Medis received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its QAngio XA 3D technology (QFR). The FFR-angio technology can show the FFR readings in a 3-D image and overlaid on a fluoro image. 

Feature | FFR Technologies | August 05, 2019 | Dave Fornell and Greg Freiherr

New technologies have been developed that may replace the traditional pressure wires and adenosine to assess the...

ASRT Supports Radiopharmaceutical Reimbursement Bill
News | Radiopharmaceuticals and Tracers | August 02, 2019

August 2, 2019 — The American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) announced its support for House Resolution...

In July, the biggest news item was Datascope initiating a Class I recalled of its intra-aortic balloon pumps due to potential battery failure.  Most Popular Cardiology Technology Content in July 2019

In July, the biggest news item was Datascope initiating a Class I recalled of its intra-aortic balloon pumps due to potential battery failure. 

 

Feature | August 02, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor

August 2, 2019 — Here is the list of the most popular content on the Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (DAIC...

FDA Issues Draft Guidance on Medical Device Safety in MRI Environment
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | August 01, 2019 | Jeff Zagoudis, Associate Editor

August 1, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a new draft guidance titled...

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