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. 

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...

Videos | Computed Tomography (CT) | July 23, 2018

Ed Nicol, M.D., FSCCT, MBA, head of cardiac CT, Royal Brompton Hospital, London, and chair of the Society of...

Videos | CT Angiography (CTA) | July 19, 2018

Kavitha Chinnaiyan, M.D., FACC, FSCCT, associate professor, Oakland University, William Beaumont School of Medicine...

News | July 19, 2018

Here are the stories and other content in the July-August 2018 issue of Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (...

Videos | July 18, 2018

Suhny Abbara, M.D., FSCCT, chief of cardiothoracic imaging and chair of the CT operations committee, University of...

Videos | CT Angiography (CTA) | July 18, 2018

A discussion with Gianluca Pontone, M.D., Ph.D., FSCCT, director of cardiovascular MRI, Centro Cardiologico Manzino...

Videos | Heart Valve Technology | July 18, 2018

Jonathon Leipsic, M.D., FSCCT, professor of radiology and cardiology at the University of British Columbia,...

Videos | Computed Tomography (CT) | July 17, 2018

An interview with Patrick Serruys, M.D., Ph.D., Imperial College London, principal investigator of the SYNTAX III...

Videos | CT Angiography (CTA) | July 17, 2018

A discussion with Todd Villines, M.D., FACC, FAHA, FSCCT, cardiologist, Georgetown Medical Center, and president of...

Researchers Trace Parkinson's Damage in the Heart
News | PET Imaging | July 17, 2018

July 17, 2018 — A new way to examine stress and inflammation in the heart will help Parkinson’s researchers test new...

iSchemaView Brings RAPID Imaging Platform to Australia and New Zealand
News | Stroke | July 13, 2018

July 13, 2018 – iSchemaView has signed Diagnostic Imaging Australia (DIA) to be the exclusive distributor for the...

Zebra Medical Vision Announces FDA 510(k) Clearance of Coronary Calcium Algorithm
Technology | Computed Tomography (CT) | July 12, 2018

July 12, 2018 — Zebra Medical Vision has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...

CathWorks Receives CPT Code for Non-invasive FFRangio Measurements During PCI
News | FFR Technologies | July 12, 2018

July 12, 2018 — CathWorks announced the approval of a new Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code 0523T for non-...

FDA Clears Visura Technologies' TEE Camera Assist Device System
Technology | Ultrasound Transesophageal echo (TEE) | July 10, 2018

July 10, 2018 — Evanston, Ill.-based startup Visura Technologies has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food...

TomTec's work-in-progress virtual reality workstation to review echo exams in actual 3-D using video gaming technology. The operator is performing an valve area quantification measure during a demonstration on the expo floor of the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) 2018 in June. #ASE #ASE2018 #ASE18 #echocardiography #tomtec

TomTec's work-in-progress virtual reality workstation to review echo exams in actual 3-D using video gaming technology. The operator is performing a valve area quantification measure during a demonstration on the expo floor of the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) 2018 in June.

Blog | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | July 10, 2018

I attended the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) 2018 meeting in June and have the following takeaways on...

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