Cardiac Imaging

  • This video educational session, provided in partnership with the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE), is titled "Future of Strain Imaging." It is presented by James Thomas, M.D., FASE, FACC...

  • This video educational session, provided in partnership with the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE), is titled "Vascular Ultrasound in Subclinical Disease." It is presented by Valentin...

  • This video educational session, provided in partnership with the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE), is titled "Atherosclerosis Assessment by Ultrasound in Everyday Practice." It is...

  • This video educational session, provided in partnership with the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE), is titled "What is Myocardiac Strain Imaging?" It is presented by Steven Lester M.D.,...

ScImage and Invia Partnership Announced
News | Cardiac PACS | September 19, 2017

September 19, 2017 — ScImage Inc. and Invia Imaging Solutions recently announced formation of a joint partnership at...

CZT SPECT camera detectors offered by GE.

A display of CZT SPECT gamma camera detectors at RSNA 2016. These detectors are more sensitive than those used in older cameras, allowing for faster scans or lower radiation dose. 

Feature | Nuclear Imaging | September 19, 2017 | Dave Fornell

Cardiac nuclear myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) has been a mature area of imaging for years, but has recently...

Hitachi Supria True64 CT Receives FDA Clearance
Technology | Computed Tomography (CT) | September 15, 2017

September 15, 2017 — Hitachi Healthcare Americas Inc. announced it has attained U.S. Food and Drug Administration (...

Philips Launches CardioMD IV Cardiac SPECT Solution at ASNC 2017
Technology | SPECT Imaging | September 15, 2017

September 15, 2017 — Philips highlighted its newest solution for...

Mississippi Surgical and Vascular Center Uses Toshiba Ultimax-i FPD to Save Patients' Limbs
News | Angiography | September 14, 2017

September 14, 2017 — The southern U.S. sees some of the highest numbers of chronic medical conditions, such as...

Philips Showcases Integrated Vascular Solutions at VIVA 2017
News | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | September 13, 2017

September 13, 2017 — Philips announced its presence at the Vascular Interventional Advances (VIVA 17) Annual...

Vascular screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm, peripheral artery disease and hypertension during the VIVA Study in Denmark

Vascular screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm, peripheral artery disease and hypertension during the VIVA Study. Photo credit: Lisbeth Hasager Justesen, Viborg Hospital.

News | Cardiac Diagnostics | September 12, 2017

September 12, 2017 — A new screening program for vascular disease saves one life for every 169 men assessed,...

Orange County, Calif. Hospital Adopts Siemens Somatom Force CT for Cardiac Imaging
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | September 12, 2017

September 12, 2017 — Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian recently became the first hospital in Orange County, Calif...

Technology | Radiation Dose Management | September 07, 2017

September 7, 2017 — Sapheneia and Scannerside received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance to...

FDA Holds MIDAC Meeting on Gadolinium-Based Contrast Agents. Image by Marilyn Fornell
News | Contrast Media | September 07, 2017

September 7, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced it would hold a meeting of the Medical...

Siemens Healthineers Receives FDA Clearance for TrueFusion Structural Heart Disease Feature
Technology | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | September 06, 2017

September 6, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared TrueFusion, a new cardiovascular...

Advances in FFR, FFR-CT, was the most popular cardiology story in August 2017.

The most popular article in August was about advances in fractional flow reserve (FFR) technologies. The image shows Philips' new version of its iFR system that displays hemodynamic pressure drop points in an overlay on live angiographic images, matching up the iFR readings with corresponding lesions.

Feature | September 01, 2017 | Dave Fornell

September 1, 2017 — Here is the list of the most popular articles and videos on the Diagnostic and Interventional...

GE’s blood speckle imaging (BSI) software shows the flow of blood cells’ trajectories. It is a form of blood vector flow imaging.

GE’s blood speckle imaging (BSI) software offers the ability to view a graphical representation of the blood cells’ trajectories.

News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | September 01, 2017

Cardiologists are constantly on the lookout for new methods to examine the heart using new imaging technology...

GE Healthcxare Signa Pioneer MAGIC six contrasts in one scan software by SyntheticMR.

The MRI software enables several different contrasts to be obtained from one scan, shortening scan times.

Feature | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | August 31, 2017

August 31, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted market clearance for SyntheticMR’s SyMRI....

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