CT Angiography (CTA)

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for CT systems use a series of X-ray images to create an image volume datasetthatcan slices or manipulated on any plane using advanced visualization software. The section includes computed tomography scanners, CT contrast agents, CT angiography (CTA and CCTA), CT perfusion, spectral CT (dual souce CT), and interative reconstruction dose reduction software.

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 ...

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...

Videos | CT Angiography (CTA) | July 19, 2019

Quynh Truong, M.D., MPH, associate professor of...

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...

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, “...

Medis QAngio XA 3D Receives FDA 510k Clearance
Technology | Angiography | June 04, 2019

June 4, 2019 — Medis Medical Imaging Systems B.V. has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...

Iodine-based CT contrast with ready for scanning with a Canon Aquilion One 320-slice CT system at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital in the Chicago suburbs. It is not clear that contrast caused contract induced nephrapathy (CIN), also referred to as acute kidney injury (AKI) or contrast-associated acute kidney injury (CAAKI),

Iodine-based CT contrast ready for scanning with a Canon Aquilion One 320-slice CT system at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital in the Chicago suburbs.

Feature | Contrast Media | May 31, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor

Iodine-based contrast agents used in...

Cardiac CT image 3D reconstruction of the heart
Sponsored Content | Webinar | CT Angiography (CTA) | May 29, 2019

This webinar will explain technical considerations when performing cardiac CT angiography in pediatric patients. It...

CT myocardial perfusion
Sponsored Content | Webinar | May 29, 2019

Chest pain is one of the most frequent reasons for an evaluation in the emergency room.There are multiple imaging...

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