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.

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...

FFR-CT, cost and quality of life outcomes, TCT 2015, PLATFORM trial

Image courtesy of HeartFlow Inc.

Feature | CT Angiography (CTA) | October 18, 2015

October 18, 2015 — New results from a multicenter, prospective study show that assessing...

Oregon Health & Science University, OSHU, Toshiba Aquilion ONE ViSION Edition, CT, computed tomography

Image courtesy of Toshiba America Medical Systems

News | CT Angiography (CTA) | October 08, 2015

October 8, 2015 — Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) now offers patients one of the most...

Beaumont Hospital Royal Oak, first in Michigan, FFR-CT, HeartFlow Inc., heart failure

Image courtesy of HeartFlow Inc.

News | FFR Technologies | October 05, 2015

October 5, 2015 — Beaumont Hospital - Royal Oak is the first in Michigan and one of just a handful in the United...

SHAPE, task force, CT calcium scoring, carotid artery ultrasound, SHAPE Trial advisory meeting
News | CT Angiography (CTA) | September 24, 2015

September 24, 2015 — SHAPE, The Society for Heart Attack Prevention and Eradication, met with an international...

spectral CT, Philips, IQon

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

Technology | Computed Tomography (CT) | September 09, 2015

September 9, 2015 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted 510(k) for Philips Healthcare’s Spectral...

FFR-CT, HeartFlow, PLATFORM trial, ESC 2015, ICA, fractional flow reserve, computed tomography

Image courtesy of HeartFlow Inc.

Feature | FFR Technologies | September 03, 2015

September 3, 2015 — Results of the ...

News | Cath Lab | August 26, 2015

August 26, 2014 — The Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) announced the late-breaking trials and first report...

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