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. 

Fat Distribution in Women and Men Provides Clues to Heart Attack Risk
News | Womens Healthcare | January 12, 2018

January 12, 2018 – It is not the amount of fat in your body but where it is stored that may increase your risk for...

CT Shows Enlarged Aortas in Former Pro Football Players

3-D rendering from a cardiac CT dataset demonstrating mild dilation of the ascending aorta. Image courtesy of Christopher Maroules, M.D.

News | Computed Tomography (CT) | January 12, 2018

January 12, 2018 — Former National Football League (NFL) players are more likely to have enlarged aortas, a...

Male Triathletes May Be Putting Their Heart Health at Risk
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | January 09, 2018

January 9, 2018 – Competitive male triathletes face a higher risk of a potentially harmful heart condition called...

EchoPixel Showcases Next-Generation Surgical Planning With True 3-D Interactive Mixed Reality Software
News | Advanced Visualization | January 08, 2018

January 8, 2018 — EchoPixel showcased the latest version of True 3D, its interactive,...

Toshiba Medical Systems Changes Name to Canon Medical Systems Corp.
News | Business | January 08, 2018

January 8, 2018 — Canon Inc. and Canon Medical Systems Corp. announced the official...

Abbott Announces MR-Conditional Labeling for Quadra Assura CRT-D and Fortify Assura ICD
Technology | Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Devices (CRT) | January 03, 2018

January 3, 2018 — Abbott announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for magnetic resonance (MR)-...

FDA Announces Final Guidance and Webinar for Technical Considerations for 3-D-Printed Medical Devices
News | 3-D Printing | January 03, 2018

January 3, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued the final version of the guidance,...

New International Report Provides Comprehensive Guide to Imaging in Chagas Heart Disease
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | January 03, 2018

January 3, 2018 — Chagas disease (ChD), an infectious parasitic disease transmitted primarily by triatomine insects...

Videos | Cardiac Imaging | December 29, 2017

ITN and DAIC Editor Dave Fornell takes a tour of some of the most interesting new medical imaging technologies on...

The latest cardiovascular technology, hottest cardiac technologies of 2017. These videos include the hottest cardiology technology advances of 2017.
Blog | December 29, 2017

There have been many innovative new technologies highlighted at the medical conferences I attended in 2017. Each...

Biosense Webster multi-electrode ablation balloon.

Trials about the use of multi-electrode ablation balloons to more efficiently treat atrial fibrillation were among the top stories in 2017.

Feature | December 28, 2017 | Dave Fornell

The Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (DAIC) website had another record year with 1.4 million page views in...

BlueCross BlueShield Companies in Eight States Issue Positive Medical Policies for HeartFlow FFRct Analysis
News | FFR Technologies | December 28, 2017

December 28, 2017 — HeartFlow Inc. announced that Health Care Service Corp. (HCSC), which operates Blue Cross and...

Bay Labs Completes $5.5 Million Series A Financing for AI-Driven Ultrasound
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | December 21, 2017

December 21, 2017 — Bay Labs, a medical technology company applying...

Philips Announces New 3-D Printing Integration With 3D Systems and Stratasys
News | 3-D Printing | December 21, 2017

December 21, 2017 — Philips recently announced agreements with 3D Systems and Stratasys, two global leaders in the...

WVU Medicine has deployed ScImage’s PICOM365 Enterprise PACS cardiovascular information system.

WVU Medicine has deployed ScImage’s PICOM365 Enterprise PACS at the Heart and Vascular Institute for integration throughout the entire WVU Medicine infrastructure which is anchored by a 645-bed academic medical center and includes four community hospitals, three critical-access hospitals and a children’s hospital. 

Sponsored Content | Case Study | Cardiac PACS | December 15, 2017

West Virginia residents experience disproportionately high instances of cardiovascular disease in comparison to...

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