Computed Tomography (CT)

Toshiba, Aquilion One CT, model-based iterative reconstruction, MBIR, ACC 2017, FIRST, RSNA 2017
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | March 21, 2017

March 21, 2017 — Toshiba Medical demonstrated its Forward projected model-based Iterative Reconstruction SoluTion (...

RESOLVE study, RESOLVE trial, subclinical leaflet thrombosis

A CT study from the RESOLVE Trial showing valve leaflet thrombosis on a TAVR device. The trial examined a range of surgical and transcatheter valves to show thrombosis is found across both types of devices. It also examined if anticoagulation or antiplatelet therapy could reduce thrombosis and allow a greater range of leaflet motion.

Feature | Heart Valve Technology | March 21, 2017

March 21, 2017 — About 12 percent of patients undergoing aortic valve replacement developed non-symptomatic blood...

Dee Dee Wang, Henry Ford Hospital, 3D printing for cardiology, 3-D

Dr. Dee Dee Wang with part of Henry Ford Hospital's collection of 3-D printed hearts used for education and to preplan structural heart procedures.

Feature | 3-D Printing | March 03, 2017

March 3, 2017 — A Henry Ford Hospital study found a 100 percent success rate in left atrial appendage (LAA)...

ACR, guideline update, NEMA XR-29 Smart Dose Standard, Medic Vision, SafeCT-29
News | Radiation Dose Management | February 28, 2017

February 28, 2017 — The American College of Radiology (ACR) published...

common adult CT examinations, computed tomography, diagnostic reference levels, DRLs, radiation dose, achievable dose, AD
News | Radiation Dose Management | February 23, 2017

February 23, 2017 — Using data from the world’s largest...

Children's Hospital Los Angeles, CHLA, Frank Ing, 3-D printed model, pulmonary artery

Pediatric interventional cardiologist Frank Ing, M.D., chief of the Division of Cardiology and co-director of the Heart Institute at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Photo courtesy of Children's Hospital Los Angeles.

Feature | 3-D Printing | February 22, 2017

February 22, 2017 — When Children’s Hospital Los Angeles cardiologists found evidence that a portion of Nate Yamane’...

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...

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...

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...

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...

blood pressure, gray zone, hypertension, personalized treatment, Circulation journal study, CT calcium scores
News | Hypertension | January 23, 2017

January 23, 2017 — Using data from a national study, Johns Hopkins researchers determined that using heart...

Technology | Radiation Dose Management | January 19, 2017

January 19, 2017 — Zetta Medical Technologies announced the release of Zia, an iterative reconstruction solution...

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