Computed Tomography (CT)

CT systems use a series of X-ray images to create an image volume dataset that can be sliced or manipulated on any plane using advanced visualization software. The section includes content on computed tomography scanners, CT contrast agents, CT angiography (CTA and CCTA), CT perfusion, spectral CT (dual souce CT), and interative reconstruction dose reduction software.

Readers of cardiac computed tomography (CT) exams often over estimate the risk if coronary artery disease (CAD) according to a new core-lab analysis from the PROMISE Trial. #RSNA17, #RSNA2017, #SCCT

Readers of cardiac computed tomography (CT) exams often over estimate the risk if coronary artery disease (CAD) according to a new core-lab analysis from the PROMISE Trial. 

News | January 29, 2018

January 26, 2017 — Results from a core lab analysis from the PROMISE Trial on cardiac computed tomography (CT) were...

Brain-scan guided emergency stroke treatment can save more lives
News | Thrombectomy Devices | January 25, 2018

January 25, 2018 – Advances in brain imaging can identify a greater number of stroke patients who can receive...

Clear detail of the in-stent restenosis can be seen in this image from the new high-resolution Canon Precision CT system. RSNA 2017, #RSNA2017, #RSNA17

Clear detail of the in-stent restenosis can be seen in this image from the new high-resolution Canon Aquilion Precision CT system.

Feature | Cardiac Imaging | January 23, 2018 | Dave Fornell

Medical imaging plays a key role in cardiology, and most of the newest radiology technology advances are first...

Siemens Healthineers, Florida Hospital Collaborate to Improve Healthcare Outcomes
News | CT Angiography (CTA) | January 23, 2018

January 23, 2018 – Siemens Healthineers and Florida Hospital, part of Adventist Health System, have announced a...

Philips Introduces Technology Maximizer Program for Imaging Equipment Upgrades
Technology | Cardiac Imaging | January 17, 2018

January 17, 2018 — Philips recently announced the launch of Technology Maximizer, a cross-modality program designed...

Fat Distribution in Women and Men Provides Clues to Heart Attack Risk
News | Womens Cardiovascular Health | 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...

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...

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...

GE and NVIDIA Unveil Artificial Intelligence Upgrades to CT, Ultrasound and Analytics Solutions
Technology | Artificial Intelligence | December 14, 2017

December 14, 2017 — At the 2017 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Annual Meeting, GE Healthcare and...

Siemens Healthineers Strengthens CT Portfolio With Four New Systems at RSNA 2017

The Somatom Force with the new FAST 3D Camera

Technology | Computed Tomography (CT) | December 14, 2017

December 14, 2017 — Siemens Healthineers introduced four new...

Toshiba Medical Introduces Aquilion Prime SP CT System at RSNA 2017
Technology | Computed Tomography (CT) | December 13, 2017

December 13, 2017 — Toshiba Medical, a Canon Group company, introduced its new Aquilion Prime SP...

Philips Debuts IQon Elite Spectral CT Scanner at RSNA 2017
Technology | Computed Tomography (CT) | December 11, 2017

December 11, 2017 — At the 2017 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Annual Meeting, Philips unveiled the...

Videos | Advanced Visualization | December 07, 2017

Dianna Bardo M.D., director of body MR and co-director of the 3-D Innovation Lab at Phoenix Children's Hospital,...

Toshiba Highlights Ultra-High Resolution CT at RSNA 2017
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | December 06, 2017

December 6, 2017 — Toshiba Medical, a Canon Group company, showcased the Aquilion Precision, what it calls the world...

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