Nuclear Imaging

A comparison of the first photo of a black hole (left) and a nuclear myocardial perfusion exam. This imaging is also referred to as nuclear cardiology, molecular imaging, nuclear heart scan, PET, SPECT cardiac exam.

Anyone involved in cardiac imaging was surprised to see the first image of a black hole (left), because of its very familiar appearance to a nuclear myocardial perfusion exam. This was the subject of a blog, which rapidly became the most read piece of DAIC content in April 2019. 

Feature | May 01, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor, and A.J. Connell
May 1, 2019 — Here is the list of the most popular content on the Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (DAIC)...
A comparison of the first-ever image of a black hole released this week by the Event Horizon Telescope collaboration et al. and a cardiac nuclear imnaging exam. Left if the black hole, right, is a similar nuclear imaging exam of the heart showing a similar ischemic perfusion defect to the black hole.  Comparison of black hole photo to a cardiac exam.

A comparison of the first-ever image of a black hole released this week by the Event Horizon Telescope collaboration et al. and a cardiac nuclear imaging exam. Left is the black hole, and right is a similar nuclear imaging exam of the heart showing a similar ischemic perfusion defect to the black hole.  

Blog | Nuclear Imaging | April 12, 2019
This week, cardiologists learned for the first time they have been examining black holes for decades and did not know ...
SyncVision iFR Co-registration from Philips Healthcare maps pressure readings onto angiogram. Results from an international study presented at ACC 2019 indicates pressure readings obtained using iFR (instantaneous wave-free ratio, also referred to as instant wave-free ratio or instant flow reserve) in coronary arteries may localize stenoses that remain after interventions. FFR in the cath lab.

SyncVision iFR Co-registration from Philips Healthcare maps pressure readings onto angiogram. Results from an international study presented at ACC 2019 indicates pressure readings obtained using iFR (instantaneous wave-free ratio, also referred to as instant wave-free ratio or instant flow reserve) in coronary arteries may localize stenoses that remain after interventions.

Feature | ACC | March 27, 2019 | Greg Freiherr, Contributing Editor
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Videos | Nuclear Imaging | March 22, 2019
Raza Alvi, M.D., a research fellow in radiology at Massachusetts General Hospital, has been involved in a study of a...
Siemens Healthineers Announces First U.S. Install of Biograph Vision PET/CT
News | PET-CT | March 06, 2019
March 5, 2019 — Siemens Healthineers’ new Biograph Vision positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT)...
Siemens Healthineers Demonstrates Artificial Intelligence, Healthcare Digitalization at HIMSS19
News | Artificial Intelligence | February 13, 2019
February 13, 2019 — At the 2019 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) global conference and...
This is 3-D blood flow view of blood flow through the chambers of a fetal heart using the GE Healthcare fetalHQ analysis software. #RSNA18 #RSNA #RSNA2018

This is a 3-D view of blood flow through the chambers of a fetal heart using the GE Healthcare fetalHQ analysis software.

Feature | RSNA | January 17, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor
Many of the latest advances in cardiovascular imaging technologies are unveiled each year at the Radiological Society...
Videos | December 12, 2018
This is a walk around of the new Spectrum Dynamics Veriton SPECT-CT nuclear imaging system introduced at the 2018...
Spectrum Dynamics Sues GE for Theft, Misappropriation of Trade Secrets and Unfair Competition
News | SPECT Imaging | December 06, 2018
December 6, 2018 — Single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) cardiac imaging company Spectrum Dynamics filed a...
Subtle Medical Receives FDA Clearance, CE Mark for SubtlePET
Technology | PET Imaging | December 05, 2018
December 5, 2018 — Subtle Medical announced 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market...
Siemens Healthineers Showcases syngo Virtual Cockpit for More Flexible Workforce Management
News | Teleradiology | November 26, 2018
November 25, 2018 — During the 104th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North...
Videos | Interventional Radiology | September 10, 2019
Scott Schwartz, M.D., interventional radiologist and program director for IR residencies and the vascular and...
GE Healthcare Recalls Millennium Nuclear Medicine Systems
News | Nuclear Imaging | November 15, 2018
November 15, 2018 — GE Healthcare announced it is recalling its Millennium Nuclear Medicine Systems due to an incident...
CORAR Supports Medicare Diagnostic Radiopharmaceutical Payment Equity Act of 2018
News | Radiopharmaceuticals and Tracers | October 12, 2018
October 12, 2018 — The Council on Radionuclides and Radiopharmaceuticals Inc. (CORAR) — the voice of the radionuclide,...
Videos | Artificial Intelligence | September 27, 2018
Rami Doukky, M.D., professor of medicine, preventative medicine and radiology, and chief of the Division of Cardiology...