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.

dual energy, Siemens, Definition edge, single source dual energy scanning

A dual-energy CT scan of a knee with Inflammation created using a single-source Somatom Definition Edge scanner with new technology.

Technology | December 15, 2014
December 15, 2014 — The new version of the Siemens Somatom Definition Edge CT system, which debuted at the Radiological...
Feature | December 05, 2014

December 5, 2014 — According to a new long-term...

Heartflow's FFR-CT showing coronary blood flow being impacted by a blockage. The system offers a virtual FFR number that has good correlation with invasive, catheter-based FFR.

Technology | November 26, 2014
November 26, 2014 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today cleared HeartFlow’s FFR-CT (fractional flow...
Spectral imaging of arteries

IQon spectral CT of arterial plaque showing a comparison of the original contrast enhanced vessel on the left where it is not possible to differentiate calcium and iodine in a vessel. The right image shows a spectral color overlay identifying calcium in the artery and the blood pool based on the iodine contrast.

Technology | November 26, 2014
November 26, 2014 — Philips Healthcare has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for its...
CT systems, CT angiography, SCCT

Image courtesy of Barco

News | November 26, 2014

November 26, 2014 — The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) has published an update of the "SCCT...

Videos | CT Angiography (CTA) | September 24, 2014

John Stevens, chairman and CEO of HeartFlow, explains his company's computed tomography (CT)-based fractional flow...

Contrast-Enhanced CT Safe for Most Patients. Patient Dave Fornell.
Feature | September 10, 2014

September 10, 2014 — According to new research performed at the Mayo Clinic, iodine-based contrast material injected...

News | September 03, 2014

As technology continues to advance for all diagnostic imaging modalities, it sometimes reminds me of a race between...

Blog | September 03, 2014

As technology continues to advance for all diagnostic imaging modalities, it sometimes reminds me of a race between...

Feature | August 27, 2014

August 27, 2014 — The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) has published the “SCCT Guidelines on the...

Calcium in the LAD prior to use of Toshiba's new calcium removal software. Courtesy Dr. K Kofoed, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

Feature | August 14, 2014

August 14, 2014 — Toshiba Medical Systems Europe will introduce the SURE Subtraction Coronary software at the 2014...

CT scan showing Egyptian mummy with calcified aortic bifurcation.

Egyptian mummy with calcified aortic bifurcation.

Feature | CT Angiography (CTA) | August 04, 2014
New research published in June issue of Global Heart (the journal of the World Heart Federation) show that there are no...
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Toshiba launched its new myocardial perfusion software for computed tomography (CT) during the 2014 American College...

CT myocardial perfusion

A CT myocardial perfusion image set showing perfusion defects in a color-coded iodine map and seen as darker areas of low contrast in the images below.

Feature | July 28, 2014 | Dave Fornell

The key takeaway message from the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) annual meeting in July was...

A CT myocardial perfusion image set showing perfusion defects in a color-coded iodine map and seen as darker areas of low contrast in the images below.

Blog | July 25, 2014
The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) annual meeting July 10-13 in San Diego covered the latest CT...
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