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This channel contains news about the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), including coverage of its annual meeting and society news. RSNA is a leading resource for the radiology and all its subspecialties. This includes the areas of cardiac imaging, angiography, interventional radiology, computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), nuclear imaging, ultrasound, PACS and advanced visualization. DAIC concentrates on coverage of RSNA on aspects specific to cardiovascular medicine and interventional radiology. For radiology coverage of RSNA, visit our sister publication Imaging Technology News (ITN) and its RSNA channel.

Hitachi Supports ASE Foundation Cardiovascular Outreach Mission in West Virginia
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | October 29, 2018
October 29, 2018 — Hitachi Healthcare Americas participated in the cardiovascular screening and diagnostic triage event...
CT Offers Non-Invasive Alternative for Complex Coronary Disease Treatment Planning based on data from the SYNTAX III Trial. The use of FFR-CT in the trial showed better planning for interventional procedures.

CT cffers a non-invasive alternative for complex coronary disease treatment planning based on data from the SYNTAX III Trial. 

News | CT Angiography (CTA) | October 16, 2018
October 16, 2018 — A new study published in the European Heart Journal[1] shows computed tomography (CT) can be a...
Abdominal Aortic Calcification May Signal Future Heart Attack

Image from computed tomography (CT) colonography shows segmented abdominal aortic calcification measured with semiautomated CT tool on coronal image. Within region of interest over aorta selected by user, tool automatically segments and quantifies aortic calcification (shown in blue). 

Image Credit: O’Connor S D, Graffy P M, Zea R, et al. Does nonenhanced CT-based quantification of abdominal aortic calcification outperform the Framingham Risk Score in predicting cardiovascular event sin asymptomatic adults? Radiology doi: 10.1148/radiol.2018180562. Published online Oct. 2, 2018. © RSNA.

News | Computed Tomography (CT) | October 12, 2018
October 12, 2018 — Computed tomography (CT)-based measures of calcification in the abdominal aorta are strong...
Canon Medical Launches Healthy Sonographer Program
News | Ultrasound Imaging | October 10, 2018
October 10, 2018 — Canon Medical Systems USA Inc. launched an all-new program designed to help reduce the leading...
FDA Clears Magnetom Sola 1.5T MRI From Siemens Healthineers
Technology | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | October 09, 2018
October 9, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the Magnetom Sola, a 1.5 Tesla magnetic...
Fujifilm SonoSite Unveils SonoSite Synchronicity Ultrasound Workflow Solution
Technology | Ultrasound Imaging | October 04, 2018
October 4, 2018 — Fujifilm SonoSite Inc. announced its entry into the medical informatics space with the launch of a...
GE Healthcare Expands Collaboration With SonoSim for Ultrasound Education
News | Ultrasound Imaging | October 02, 2018
October 2, 2018 — GE Healthcare announced an equity investment in SonoSim, which specializes in ultrasound education...
Clarius Reveals Wireless Cart-Based Ultrasound System at ACEP 2018
News | Ultrasound Imaging | September 28, 2018
September 28, 2018 — Clarius Mobile Health is introducing the Clarius Cart at the American College of Emergency...
Bruker Introduces New High-Performance Preclinical PET/CT Si78 System
Technology | PET-CT | September 26, 2018
September 26, 2018 — Bruker recently announced the introduction of the new preclinical PET/CT Si78 scanner for whole-...
Osprey Medical and GE Healthcare Launch Acute Kidney Injury Educational Program
News | Angiography | September 21, 2018
September 21, 2018 — Osprey Medical announced a collaboration with GE Healthcare on Osprey’s Be Kind to Kidneys...
Siemens Healthineers Showcases New In Vivo and In Vitro Cardiovascular Solutions at TCT 2018
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | September 21, 2018
September 21, 2018 — At the 2018 Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) conference, Sept. 21-25 in San Diego,...
Philips Showcases Integrated Solutions for Cardiovascular Care at TCT 2018
News | Cath Lab | September 20, 2018
September 20, 2018 — At the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) annual meeting, Sept. 21–25 in San Diego,...
LVivo EF Cardiac Tool Now Available for GE Vscan Extend Handheld Mobile Ultrasound
Technology | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | September 19, 2018
September 19, 2018 — DiA Imaging Analysis Ltd. (DiA), a provider of artificial intelligence (AI)-powered ultrasound...
Siemens Healthineers Announces First U.S. Install of Somatom go.Top CT
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | September 17, 2018
September 17, 2018 — The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus recently became the first healthcare...
Gadolinium contrast agents (GBCAs) are partly retained in the brain, raising safety concerns, as seen in this MRI.

Gadolinium contrast agents (GBCAs) are partly retained in the brain, raising safety concerns, as seen in this MRI.

News | Contrast Media | September 12, 2018
In February 2018, a workshop was held at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland, to explore...