News | Cardiac Diagnostics | February 17, 2017

February 17, 2017 — Levels of a protein in the blood associated with heart disease are also linked to early-stage...

Siemens Healthineers, Magnetom Sempra MRI system, FDA approval, RSNA 2017
Technology | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | February 17, 2017

February 17, 2017 — Siemens Healthineers announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the...

GE Healthcare, GSI Xtream, FDA clearance, spectral CT, Revolution, RSNA 2017, SCCT
Technology | Computed Tomography (CT) | February 15, 2017

February 15, 2017 — GE Healthcare announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance of GSI Xtream...

heart team, hybird OR, structural heart team

The heart team approach was first used on a large scale in the CoreValve and Sapien TAVR trials and helped lead to excellent outcomes in high-risk patients.

Feature | Hybrid OR | February 15, 2017 | Dave Fornell

In the current era of healthcare reform and the push toward evidence-based medicine to both lower costs and improve...

HeartFlow FFRct Analysis, NICE guidance, U.K., United Kingdom, guidelines, stable chest pain
News | CT Angiography (CTA) | February 14, 2017

February 14, 2017 — The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) in the United Kingdom recently...

Vital Images, Vitrea VNA connect deployment, Olea Pulse, Modular Enterprise Imaging, HIMSS17, HIMSS 2017
Technology | Enterprise Imaging | February 09, 2017

February 9, 2017 — Vital Images Inc. will feature its Vitrea Modular Enterprise Imaging interoperability solutions...

Sir Peter Mansfield, early MRI trials, obituary, University of Nottingham

Sir Peter Mansfield during the original MRI trials. Image courtesy of the University of Nottingham.

Feature | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | February 09, 2017 | Jeff Zagoudis

February 9, 2017 — Sir Peter Mansfield, FRS, whose research aided the development of...

Videos | 3-D Printing | February 09, 2017

When a pediatric patient at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles needed a custom-build stent to repair his pulmonary...

GE Healthcare, Rapiscan stress imaging agent, North America, Rapidscan Pharma Solutions Inc.
News | Pharmaceuticals | February 07, 2017

February 7, 2017 — GE Healthcare’s Life Sciences business announced in January that it acquired Rapidscan Pharma...

GE Healthcare, Freelium technology, MRI magnet cooling, RSNA 2016, RSNA 2017
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | February 06, 2017

February 6, 2017 — At the 2016 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting, GE Healthcare unveiled...

Technology | Advanced Visualization | February 06, 2017

February 6, 2017 — At the Society of Cardiac Magnetic Resonance (SCMR) 20th Annual Scientific Sessions, GE...

stress echo, complex heart conditions, guideline document, ASE, EACVI
News | Stress Test Systems | February 03, 2017

February 3, 2017 — For over 20 years,...

Lantheus Medical Imaging, Definity, FDA approval, label update, echocardiography, cardiac shunt contraindication
Technology | Contrast Media | February 02, 2017

February 2, 2017 — Lantheus Medical Imaging Inc. announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of a...

CT, computed tomography, IV contrast media, acute kidney injury risk, Annals of Emergency Medicine study

A new study in Annals of Emergency Medicine finds no association between intravenous contrast media used in computed tomography (CT) and kidney damage. Roughly 80 million doses of IV contrast media are given every year. Credit: American College of Emergency Physicians

News | Contrast Media | January 30, 2017

January 30, 2017 — Intravenous contrast media (typically iohexol or iodixanol) used in...

IBA Molecular, acquisition, Mallinckrodt Nuclear Imaging, nuclear imaging
News | Nuclear Imaging | January 30, 2017

January 30, 2017 — IBA Molecular has successfully completed its acquisition of Mallinckrodt Nuclear Imaging,...

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