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.

CAD-RADS, coronary CT angiography, CCTA, reporting, SCCT, ACR, NASCI, ACC

A coronary CTA scan from a Philips CT scanner illustrating a curved multiplaner reconstruction showing a large occlusion of the artery. 

News | CT Angiography (CTA) | June 17, 2016

June 17, 2016 — Three medical professional societies this week jointly released a new reporting system to...

Toshiba, Infinix 4-D CT, first U.S. install, Arkansas cancer center
News | CT Angiography (CTA) | May 26, 2016

May 26, 2016 — Cancer patients at the Carti Cancer Center, Little Rock Ark., now have access to the latest...

HeartFlow, FFR-CT, ruptured coronary plaques, EMERALD study, EuroPCR 2016
News | CT Angiography (CTA) | May 23, 2016

May 23, 2016 — First-in-human data presented at EuroPCR 2016 demonstrate that hemodynamic data from HeartFlow Inc....

Radiation dose management, radiation dose monitoring, X-ray dose

Analytics from Sectra’s radiation dose monitoring software showing procedures where dose levels were higher than normal for various X-ray modalities. 

Feature | Radiation Dose Management | May 12, 2016 | Lori Webb, R.T. (R) and Tom Watson, RCVT

Healthcare organizations, clinicians and medical equipment manufacturers have long focused on the management and...

FFR-CT, heartflow
Feature | CT Angiography (CTA) | April 15, 2016 | Jeff Zagoudis

Fractional flow reserve-computed tomography (FFR-CT) is still in the early stages of clinical implementation in the...

TAVR runoff image

A 3-D CT reconstruction of a TAVR run-off image to assess the femoral access route using Toshiba's Aquillion One and Vital Images advanced visualization technologies. 

Feature | Heart Valve Technology | April 15, 2016

April 15, 2016 — Accurate and precise anatomical information is crucial to successful transcatheter aortic valve...

Videos | CT Angiography (CTA) | April 12, 2016

A discussion on the adoption rate of FFR-CT with Dr. Campbell Rogers, chief medical officer of HeartFlow. It is the...

FFR-CT, HeartFlow, PLATFORM trial, one-year results, ACC 2016
News | CT Angiography (CTA) | April 05, 2016

April 5, 2016 — Novel technology developed by HeartFlow Inc. significantly reduces the need for invasive procedures...

University of Tennessee, Mobile Stroke Unit, CT angiography, Siemens Somatom Scope
News | Stroke | March 23, 2016

March 23, 2016 — The University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Memphis introduced a new, comprehensive Mobile...

coronary artery calcium, dementia risk, patients over 80, JACC
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | March 15, 2016

March 15, 2016 — People who reach their 80s without cardiovascular disease are more likely to suffer from the...

GE Healthcare, Revolution CT family, EVO, RSNA 2015

The Revolution HD expands CT’̈s utility beyond simple anatomy towards tissue characterization through gemstone spectral imaging.  This image used the ASiR iterative reconstruction to create a chest, abdomen, pelvis exam at only 5.8 mSv.

Technology | Computed Tomography (CT) | December 15, 2015

December 15, 2015 — The Revolution CT, Revolution HD and Revolution EVO CT scanners are now offered with a wider...

Videos | RSNA 2015 | December 11, 2015

Video discussion of new technology and trend highlights at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 2015...

 Lead heart-shaped lead urns contained the hearts of knights. Image by Rozenn Colleter, Ph.D., INRAP.

Lead heart-shaped lead urns unearthed at the excavation site. Image by Rozenn Colleter, Ph.D., INRAP.

Feature | CT Angiography (CTA) | December 02, 2015

December 2, 2015 — Researchers using modern imaging techniques on hearts more than 400 years old found at an...

Cardiologists using the Philips spectral CT software to view a spectral CT image reconstruction at various energy levels.

Feature | CT Angiography (CTA) | November 12, 2015 | Dave Fornell

Computed tomography has seen rapid growth in all segments of medicine over the past two decades, and recent advances...

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