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 between healthy artery (left) and inflamed artery (right) using perivascular fat attenuation index (FAI) mapping to detect spatial changes in perivascular fat composition induced by inflammation of the vascular wall caused by high-risk plaques.
Feature | Computed Tomography (CT)

October 6, 2021 — Data presented during the late-breaking science session at the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) 20 ...

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Cardiac coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA) exam showing different views of the myocardium and the coronary arteries. This was scanned on a Canon Aquilion Prime CT scanner. Trends in cardiac imaging. Cardiac imaging utilization report.
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October 6, 2021 – A new study published in Radiology: Cardiothoracic Imaging on cardiac imaging trends over a decade ...

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News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound

October 4, 2021 – UltraSight, a digital health company developing artificial intelligence (AI) enabled cardiac imaging ...

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A cardiac scan on the new Siemens Naeotom Alpha. This is the first commercialized photon-counting CT scanner. It gained FDA clearance Sept. 30, 2021. Image by Deutscher Zukunftpreis/Ansgar Pudenz.
Feature | Computed Tomography (CT) | By Dave Fornell, DAIC Editor

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Sept. 30 cleared the world's first photon-counting computed tomography (CT)  ...

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News | Artificial Intelligence

September 27, 2021 — Zebra Medical Vision, the deep-learning medical imaging analytics company, announces its eighth U.S ...

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News | Cardiac Imaging

September 22, 2021 — Test selection should be a shared decision between patient and physician rather than directed by ...

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News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound

September 14, 2021 – Us2.ai, a Singapore-based medtech firm backed by Sequoia India and EDBI, has received U.S. Food and ...

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News | Sudden Cardiac Arrest

September 13, 2021 — Early coronary angiography in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) patients without ST-segment ...

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An example of artificial intelligence on the GE Healthcare Vivid E95 system shown at ASE 2019 where the AI automatically pulls in an exam, identifies the left ventricle and myocardial boards and then calculates all the strain measurements in less than 10 seconds. While AI automation can greatly speed workflow, there are questions about the accuracy of AI for the next step in making diagnoses.  #ASE #ASE21 #ASE2021 #AI
Feature | Artificial Intelligence | By Dave Fornell, Editor

Artificial intelligence (AI) is growing in all areas of medicine and was the topic of several advanced technology ...

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Videos | Cardiovascular Information Systems (CVIS)

One of the trends in cardiovascular information system (CVIS) and radiology PACS at the Healthcare Information ...

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Webinar | Radiation Dose Management

A holistic view of contrast and radiation dose data is imperative to help identify opportunities for clinical and ...

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Webinar | Cardiovascular Ultrasound

This educational webinar is focused on the value echocardiographic strain imaging brings to a contemporary cardiology ...

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An example at HIMSS of deeper third-party software integration in enterprise imaging platforms was Siemens Healthcare showing a new, deep integration with echocardiography strain imaging analysis provider Epsilon Imaging. The integration eliminates the need for a separate login and the Epsilon software is now just a tool option available in the syngo system and it carries over data and images directly into the echo report.
Feature | Information Technology | By Dave Fornell, Editor

Taking advantage of new technology advances, several radiology PACS, enterprise imaging and cardiovascular information ...

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Videos | Cardiovascular Ultrasound

A new ultrasound imaging technology that may offer novel ways to diagnose and better understand cardiac diseases using ...

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A comparison of color-flow Doppler cardiac ultrasound showing blood flow, and blood speckle tracking revealing a more detailed and complex understanding of the low. It shows the formation of a vortex that may play a role in future assessments for the efficiency of flow in the heart and vessels. #ASE21 #ASE2021 #Vectorflowimaging
Feature | Cardiac Imaging | By Dave Fornell, Editor

In the past several years, a few cardiac ultrasound vendors have developed new ways to image the intricate flow of ...

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