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.

CT-FFR, FFR-CT
Blog | Computed Tomography (CT) | August 07, 2015

Here is a recap of some of the top trends and new technology at the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (...

Videos | Computed Tomography (CT) | August 07, 2015

DAIC Editor Dave Fornell shares some of the most innovative new technologies shown on the expo floor and discusses...

Videos | Computed Tomography (CT) | August 05, 2015

Interview with James Min, M.D., Professor of Radiology and Medicine and Director of Dalio Institute of...

Videos | Computed Tomography (CT) | August 05, 2015

Interview with Harold Litt, M.D., Ph.D., chief of cardiovascular imaging section and associate professor of...

Videos | Computed Tomography (CT) | August 05, 2015

Interview with Daniel Berman, M.D., FACC, chief of cardiac imaging and nuclear cardiology and professor of imaging,...

Videos | Medical 3-D Printing | August 05, 2015

Interview with Dee Dee Wang, M.D., FACC, FASE, advanced structural heart imaging staff cardiologist, Henry Ford...

Videos | Computed Tomography (CT) | August 05, 2015

Interview with Ricardo Cury, M.D., FAHA, FSCCT, FACC, president of the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography...

perfusion imaging, CT perfusion

An example of Vital Images' CT perfusion software, showing an infarct (black) and ischemic defects (dark purple). Data also can be shown on a bulls eye plot.

Feature | CT Angiography (CTA) | June 11, 2015 | Dave Fornell

Cardiac computed tomography angiography (CCTA) is known to have excellent anatomical imaging, but has lacked the...

CT angiography, CCTA, arterial plaque, calcification, calcium scoring
News | June 02, 2015

June 2, 2015 — Non-calcified arterial plaque is associated with diabetes, high systolic blood pressure and elevated...

CT-FFR, Heartflow Analysis, coronary artery disease, EuroPCR, RIPCORD
Feature | May 20, 2015

May 20, 2015 — Adding the HeartFlow FFRCT Analysis to a standard coronary...

Toshiba, Aquilion One Vision, CT, angiography, ACC
News | March 27, 2015

March 27, 2015 — Toshiba’s Aquilion One Vision Edition ...

Toshiba, CT angiography, Infinix 4D CT
Technology | March 25, 2015
March 25, 2015 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared Toshiba America Medical Systems new Infinix 4D...
CTA, CCTA, CT angiography, ACC.15, ACC 2015, SCOT-HEART

Image courtesy of Siemens Healthcare

Feature | March 19, 2015
March 19, 2015 — Use of computed tomography coronary angiography (CTA), which provides 3-D images of the heart, coupled...
Computed tomography, coronary CT angiography, PROMISE trial, ACC
Feature | March 16, 2015

March 16, 2015 — Results from the PROMISE clinical trial...

Radiation dose monitoring software analytics offered by Sectra.

Sectra's dose monitoring software showing a comparison between the performance of an old and a replaced scanner.

Feature | Radiation Dose Management | February 18, 2015 | Dave Fornell
Cardiac imaging accounts for about one-third of the source of X-ray radiation dose for all medical imaging. Expanding...
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