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. 

Videos | Cardiac Imaging | August 15, 2018

Leslee Shaw, Ph.D., professor of cardiology and radiology, Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, and past-...

Videos | Cath Lab | August 13, 2018

Jeffrey Schussler, M.D., FACC, FSCAI, FSCCT, FACP, interventional cardiologist at Baylor Scott White Heart and...

Videos | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | August 13, 2018

Haojie Wang, M.D., director of advanced cardiovascular MRI and a member of the heart valve clinic at Baylor Scott...

ASNC Announces Keynote Speakers for 2018 Annual Scientific Session
News | Nuclear Imaging | August 08, 2018

August 8, 2018 — The American Society of Nuclear Cardiology’s (ASNC) Annual Scientific Session, ASNC2018, will kick...

Cardiac Imaging Reveals Roots of Preeclampsia Damage in Pregnant Women
News | Womens Cardiovascular Health | August 07, 2018

August 7, 2018 — Johns Hopkins researchers say a...

CT-FFR example showing heavily calcified coronary arteries on CT that did not have hemodynamically significant impact on blood flow.

FFR-CT was by far the hottest cardiac technology topic on DAIC in July. Eight of the top 20 pieces of content were about or mention FFR-CT. This image shows an example of the image-based technology that noninvasively assesses coronary fractional flow reserve (FFR) for the entire coronary tree. The CT image on the left shows two heavily calcified coronary arteries, but the FFR-CT analysis shows there is not a significant impact on hemodynamics, so the patient does not need revascularization. 

Feature | August 02, 2018 | Dave Fornell, Editor

August 2, 2018 — Here is the list of the most popular content on the Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (DAIC...

360 Photos | 360 View Photos | July 27, 2018

A 360 degree view of a computed tomography (CT)...

360 Photos | 360 View Photos | July 27, 2018

A 360 degree view of the first dedicated cardiac...

360 Photos | 360 View Photos | July 27, 2018

A 360 degree photo of the 3-D...

An example of the newest generation of smart cardiac CT software that automatically identifies the anatomy, autro traces the centerlines on the entire coronary tree and labels each vessel segment. This greatly speeds CT workflows, saving time for techs, radiologists and cardiologists #SCCT2018

An example of the newest generation of smart cardiac CT software that automatically identifies the anatomy, auto-traces the centerlines on the entire coronary tree and labels each vessel segment. This greatly speeds CT workflows, saving time for  techs, radiologists and cardiologists. 

Blog | SCCT | July 27, 2018

Here is a round-up of the latest technology updates and trends in cardiac computed tomography (CT) from the...

Videos | ASNC | July 25, 2018

Robert C. Hendel, M.D., FACC, FAHA, MASNC, director, Tulane Heart and Vascular Institute, explains the impact the...

Videos | Computed Tomography (CT) | July 25, 2018

A discussion with Patricia Dickson, LRT(CT), director of imaging and outpatient services, Capital Cardiology...

25 Most Impactful Nuclear Cardiology Articles from the journal of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC).
News | July 24, 2018

July 24, 2018 — In celebration of its 25th anniversary, the...

A comparison of CT image of heavily calcified coronary arteries that appear to present a significant hemodynamic blockages and the correspending FFR-CT showing the patient had adequate blood flow and does not need a diagnostic angiogram or intervention.

A comparison of a CT image of heavily calcified coronary arteries that appear to present a significant hemodynamic blockage and the corresponding FFR-CT showing the patient had adequate blood flow and does not need a diagnostic angiogram or intervention. Image courtesy of Kavitha Chinnaiyan, William Beaumont Hospital.

Feature | CT Angiography (CTA) | July 23, 2018 | Dave Fornell, Editor

The use of non-invasive fractional flow reserve CT (FFR-CT) was the hottest topic discussed at the Society of...

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