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. 

The use of metal artifact reduction software on this CCTA (CTA) cardiac CT from an Canon, Toshiba, Aquilion Precision, allows clear visualization inside a coronary stent. The 0.25 mm high-resolution reconstruction also helps delineate the various components of plaque.

The use of metal artifact reduction software on this Aquilion Precision image allows clear visualization inside a coronary stent. The 0.25 mm high-resolution reconstruction also helps delineate the various components of plaque.

Feature | CT Angiography (CTA) | April 26, 2018 | Dave Fornell

There have been a few big, recent advancements in cardiac computed tomography angiography (CCTA) imaging technology...

HeartFlow FFRct Analysis Added to ITP Payment Program in the U.K.
News | FFR Technologies | April 25, 2018

April 25, 2018 — HeartFlow Inc. announced that the National Health Service (NHS) England has chosen the HeartFlow...

Nemours Children's Health System Uses 3-D Printing to Deliver Personalized Care
News | Medical 3-D Printing | April 25, 2018

April 25, 2018 – Nemours Children’s Health System, a Florida-based health system with locations in six states,  is...

FDA Clears Siemens' Somatom go.All, go.Top CT Scanners
Technology | Computed Tomography (CT) | April 18, 2018

April 18, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the Somatom go.All and Somatom go.Top...

Canon Medical Systems' Aquilion Precision CT Receives FDA Clearance
Technology | Computed Tomography (CT) | April 13, 2018

April 13, 2018 — Canon Medical Systems USA Inc. this week received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance...

Radiation exposure in the cath lab is a major concern for interventional cardiologists, cath lab techs and nurses. Jeff Zagoudis
Blog | Cath Lab | April 12, 2018

 

The biggest workplace concern for interventional cardiologists and cath lab staff is their daily exposure...

Abbott Initiates ILUMIEN IV Trial
News | Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) | April 11, 2018

April 11, 2018 — Abbott today announced the initiation of a...

Brainomix Secures $9.8m Investment to Tackle Strokes With AI
News | Stroke | April 05, 2018

April 5, 2018 — Medical imaging company Brainomix has attracted £7m ($9.8 million) of investment to bring its...

FDA Clears Siemens Somatom Edge Plus CT System
Technology | Computed Tomography (CT) | April 04, 2018

April 4, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the Somatom Edge Plus...

Philips Integrates Reacts Tele-Ultrasound Platform on Lumify Portable Systems

Image courtesy of Philips Healthcare

News | Ultrasound Imaging | March 30, 2018

March 30, 2018 – Philips in partnership with Innovative Imaging Technologies (IIT) announced an industry-first...

Arterys collaborated with GE Healthcare to create the ViosWorks software to cardiac MRI analysis.

Arterys collaborated with GE Healthcare to create the ViosWorks software. The software integrates artificial intelligence to speed workflow and perform a full 3-D chest volume scan with myocardium motion, blood flow, time and fully automated quantification.

Feature | Cardiac Imaging | March 30, 2018 | Jeff Zagoudis

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for cardiac assessment provides a radiation-free alternative to other commonly used...

Canon Medical Systems Highlights Aquilion One/Genesis CT Stroke Suite at SIR 2018
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | March 29, 2018

March 29, 2018 — The Aquilion One/Genesis Edition...

Blog | March 26, 2018

I have been looking for new ways to show readers interesting things I find during the medical conferences I attend,...

The cardiology information system (CVIS) — IntelliSpace Cardiovascular from Philips Healthcare, being used in the cath lab.

The IntelliSpace Cardiovascular CVIS from Philips Healthcare, being used in the cath lab.

Blog | Cardiac PACS | March 29, 2018

Cardiologists need information from multiple sources to make accurate diagnoses and plan interventional therapies....

Radiologist Uses Virtual Reality as Interventional Radiology Teaching Tool
News | Interventional Radiology | March 27, 2018

March 27, 2018 — Physicians, trainees and even laypeople can now stand right beside an expert radiologist as he...

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