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.

The use of metal artifact reduction software on this CCTA (CTA) cardiac CT from an Canon, Toshiba, Aquilion Precision, allows clear visualization inside a coronary stent. The 0.25 mm high-resolution reconstruction also helps delineate the various components of plaque.

The use of metal artifact reduction software on this Aquilion Precision image allows clear visualization inside a coronary stent. The 0.25 mm high-resolution reconstruction also helps delineate the various components of plaque.

Feature | CT Angiography (CTA) | April 26, 2018 | Dave Fornell

There have been a few big, recent advancements in cardiac computed tomography angiography (CCTA) imaging technology...

HeartFlow FFRct Analysis Added to ITP Payment Program in the U.K.
News | FFR Technologies | April 25, 2018

April 25, 2018 — HeartFlow Inc. announced that the National Health Service (NHS) England has chosen the HeartFlow...

FDA Clears Siemens' Somatom go.All, go.Top CT Scanners
Technology | Computed Tomography (CT) | April 18, 2018

April 18, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the Somatom go.All and Somatom go.Top...

Canon Medical Systems' Aquilion Precision CT Receives FDA Clearance
Technology | Computed Tomography (CT) | April 13, 2018

April 13, 2018 — Canon Medical Systems USA Inc. this week received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance...

Brainomix Secures $9.8m Investment to Tackle Strokes With AI
News | Stroke | April 05, 2018

April 5, 2018 — Medical imaging company Brainomix has attracted £7m ($9.8 million) of investment to bring its...

FDA Clears Siemens Somatom Edge Plus CT System
Technology | Computed Tomography (CT) | April 04, 2018

April 4, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the Somatom Edge Plus...

Canon Medical Systems Highlights Aquilion One/Genesis CT Stroke Suite at SIR 2018
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | March 29, 2018

March 29, 2018 — The Aquilion One/Genesis Edition...

Blog | March 26, 2018

I have been looking for new ways to show readers interesting things I find during the medical conferences I attend,...

Edwards Completes Enrollment in PARTNER 3 Low-Risk CT Sub-Study
News | Heart Valve Technology | March 27, 2018

March 27, 2018 — Edwards Lifesciences Corp. announced that enrollment is complete in the...

Aidoc Introduces AI Solution for Whole-Body CT Scan Analysis
News | Artificial Intelligence | February 20, 2018

February 20, 2018 — Deep learning startup company Aidoc announced what it calls the world’s first and only...

New Policy Decisions Give Millions Access to HeartFlow FFRct Analysis
News | Cardiac Imaging | February 01, 2018

February 1, 2018 – HeartFlow announced that seven new commercial payers issued positive medical policies covering...

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...

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