Computed Tomography (CT)

Cardiac computed tomography 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. This channel includes content on CT scanners, CT contrast agents, CT angiography (CTA and CCTA), CT perfusion, spectral CT (also called dual souce or dual energy CT), and interative image reconstruction software that can reduce dose and make lower-quality CT images diagnostic.

Videos | EP Lab | July 25, 2019
Pierre Qian, MBBS, cardiac electrophysiologist fellow, Brigham and Women's Hospital, explains how his facility is...
Videos | Heart Valve Technology | July 24, 2019
Joao Cavalcante, M.D., FSCCT, director of structural heart CT and cardiac MRI, Minneapolis Heart Institute, discusses...
Videos | CT Angiography (CTA) | July 24, 2019
Arthur Agatston, M.D., clinical professor of medicine, Florida International University, Herbert Wertheim College of...
An example of FFR-CT imaging from Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Mich. The left image shows a 3D generated image of the coronary tree from a CT scan evaluated with computational fluid dynamics to determine the FFR numbers. It shows a severe restriction of the left main artery which requires a stent to revacularize. The image on the right is a comparison with the invasive angiogram from the cath lab prior to stenting.

An example of FFR-CT imaging from Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Mich. The left image shows a 3D generated image of the coronary tree from a CT scan evaluated with computational fluid dynamics to determine the FFR numbers. It shows a severe restriction of the left main artery which requires a stent to revacularize. The image on the right is a comparison with the invasive angiogram from the cath lab prior to stenting. 

Feature | CT Angiography (CTA) | July 24, 2019 | Greg Freiherr
One of the big trends in cardiac computed tomography (CT) imaging has been the introduction of noninvasive fractional...
WVU Medicine Installs First Alphenix 4D CT in the U.S.
News | CT Angiography (CTA) | July 24, 2019
July 24, 2019 — The West Virginia University (WVU) Heart and Vascular Institute is the first hospital in the country to...
Videos | SCCT | July 19, 2019
Ron Blankstein, M.D., director of cardiac computed tomography, Brigham and Women's Hospital, and associate professor of...
Videos | CT Angiography (CTA) | July 19, 2019
Quynh Truong, M.D., MPH, associate professor of radiology and medicine at Weill Cornell and director of cardiac CT,...
Low Doses of Radiation Promote Cancer-capable Cells
News | Radiation Dose Management | July 18, 2019
July 18, 2019 — Low doses of radiation equivalent to three computed tomography (CT) scans, which are considered safe,...
Mednax National Cardiac Centers of Excellence Program Highlighted at SCCT 2019
News | CT Angiography (CTA) | July 11, 2019
July 11, 2019 — Mednax Inc. and Mednax Radiology Solutions announced that Chief Medical Officer Ricardo C. Cury, M.D.,...
Achenbach to Receive Inaugural 2019 Stephan Achenbach Pioneer Award in Cardiovascular CT
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | July 10, 2019
July 10, 2019 — The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) will present Stephan Achenbach, M.D., FSCCT...
Jonathon Leipsic Awarded 2019 DeHaan Award for Innovation in Cardiology
News | SCCT | July 08, 2019
July 8, 2019 – Jonathon A. Leipsic, M.D., FSCCT, is the recipient of the 2019 DeHaan Award for Innovation in Cardiology...
vRad Presents AI Model to Assess Probability of Aortic Dissection
News | Artificial Intelligence | July 01, 2019
July 1, 2019 – vRad (Virtual Radiologic), a Mednax company recently made a scientific presentation, “Screening for...
Videos | Virtual and Augmented Reality | June 27, 2019
Roberto Lang, M.D., director of cardiac imaging at the University of Chicago, has been working with TomTec for the past...
New Type of Cardiac Care to Cut Imaging Wait Times and Unnecessary Hospital Admissions
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | June 20, 2019
June 20, 2019 — A new type of care for cardiac patients at St. Paul’s Hospital, Vancouver, has the potential to reduce...
Third FDA Clearance Announced for Zebra-Med's AI Solution for Brain Bleed Alerts
Technology | Artificial Intelligence | June 19, 2019
June 19, 2019 — Zebra Medical Vision announced it has received its third U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k...