Computed Tomography (CT)

DAIC magazine's may issue includes a comparison chart and article on advances in cardiac CT
News | May 25, 2017

The May/June digital edition of Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (DAIC) is now available at...

HRS released a consensus statement on MRI for patients with cardiac implantable electronic devices
Feature | May 15, 2017

May 15, 2017 — The Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) released a first-of-its-kind consensus statement in the United States...

Physicians will need to use a CMS-certified appropriate use criteria (AUC) clinical decision support software that documents the appropriateness of an imaging order to receive full reimbursement for Medicare patients starting Jan. 1, 2018.

Feature | Cardiac Imaging | April 18, 2017 | Dave Fornell

As part of U.S. healthcare reform efforts, starting Jan. 1, 2018, physicians will be required to document they are...

cardiac CT showing a severe right coronary artery lesion on a Toshiba Aquillion One

A cardiac CT showing a severe right coronary artery lesion on both 3-D and curved multiplanar reconstructions from a Toshiba Aquilion One CT system. The newest generation of CT scanners have very fast gantry speeds to freeze cardiac motion, improved image quality and much lower doses than previous generation scanners from a decade ago.

Feature | CT Angiography (CTA) | April 13, 2017 | Dave Fornell

Cardiac computed tomography (CT) imaging really took off a decade ago with the introduction of 64-slice scanners,...

Toshiba Medical Launches Aquilion Lightning CT System
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | April 12, 2017

April 12, 2017 — Providers can now offer enhanced care and safe imaging to patients with a compact and economical...

FDA Clears Siemens Somatom go. CT platform
Technology | Computed Tomography (CT) | April 11, 2017

April 11, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the Somatom go....

SCCT, Toshiba Medical, partnership, residents-in-training
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | April 05, 2017

April 5, 2017 — The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) and Toshiba Medical announced a new...

tryton side branch stent, dedicated coronary side branch stent

The FDA approval of the Tryton Side Branch Stent was the biggest technology news from March. It is deployed in the side branch artery using a standard single wire balloon-expandable stent delivery system. A conventional drug eluting stent is then placed in the main vessel.

Feature | April 03, 2017 | Dave Fornell

April 3, 2017 — Here is the list of the top 25 most popular pieces of content on the Diagnostic and Interventional...

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)...

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