News | Cardiac Imaging | March 16, 2017

Siemens Healthineers Highlights Simplicity in Complex Procedures at ACC 2017

Company addresses medical imaging’s rapidly expanding role in the guidance of cardiovascular procedures

Siemens Healthineers, ACC 2017, syngot CTO Guidance, Compressed Sensing Cardiac Cine

March 16, 2017 — During the 66th Annual Scientific Session & Expo of the American College of Cardiology (ACC), March 17-19 in Washington, D.C., Siemens Healthineers will showcase technologies that integrate images and information at every step of the treatment process, with a theme of “Making Complex Simple.”

From minimally invasive structural heart procedures to the treatment of highly complex coronary disease, medical imaging is playing an increasingly vital role in guiding and simplifying complex cardiovascular procedures. As imaging’s role intensifies, Siemens Healthineers will highlight recent innovations such as syngo CTO Guidance, a software application that fuses computed tomography with fluoroscopy to aid patients with difficult-to-treat coronary total occlusions. The company said this technology could potentially result in a more successful procedure using reduced levels of radiation and contrast. 

Another new imaging innovation from Siemens Healthineers, Compressed Sensing Cardiac Cine, accelerates the acquisition of magnetic resonance (MR) images by factors of more than 10. This enables clinicians to image the entire left ventricle in just one breath-hold for fast evaluation of wall abnormalities caused by coronary stenosis. Similarly, the company’s CLEARStent Live software enables real-time enhancement of stents as well as cardiac motion compensation during the delicate tasks of positioning and deployment.

For more information: www.usa.healthcare.siemens.com

Related Content

Feature | Inventory Management| April 28, 2017 | Dave Fornell
Tracking cardiovascular device inventory in cath labs, electrophysiology (EP) labs and operating rooms (ORs) can be a
the Impella pVAD improves survival, mortality in AMI heart attack with cardiogenic shock
Feature | Hemodynamic Support Devices| April 28, 2017 | Dave Fornell
Recent clinical study data presented at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) 2017 meeting show new treatment prot
New Twelve-Month Data Show Efficacy of Pulsar-18 Bare Metal Stent
News | Stents Peripheral| April 28, 2017
Biotronik’s Pulsar-18 bare metal stent (BMS) has yielded high primary patency in a real-world setting, according to the...
Sponsored Content | Videos | Nuclear Imaging| April 28, 2017
David Wolinsky, M.D., director of nuclear cardiology at Cleveland Clinic Florida and past-president of the American S
New Hampshire Hospital Expands Vascular Care with Toshiba Medical's Infinix-I Sky +
News | Angiography| April 27, 2017
Wentworth-Douglass Hospital in Dover, N.H., installed Toshiba Medical’s Infinix-i Sky + angiography system in its...
Vacancy Rates Rise for Radiographers in 2017 ASRT Survey
News | Business| April 27, 2017
The vacancy rate for radiographers increased to 4.2 percent in 2017, according to the latest American Society of...
Mercator MedSystems Announces First Enrollment in TANGO Trial for Below-the-Knee Vascular Disease
News | Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)| April 27, 2017
Mercator MedSystems Inc. announced the first patient enrollment into the TANGO (Temsirolimus Adventitial Delivery to...
News | Venous Therapies| April 26, 2017
A new Varicose Vein Registry has begun producing useful outcomes information, as reported in the May edition of the...
Twelve-Month Data Positive for Ranger Paclitaxel-Coated Balloon Catheter
News | Drug-Eluting Balloons| April 26, 2017
Boston Scientific announced results from the RANGER SFA trial for the Ranger Paclitaxel-Coated PTA Balloon Catheter at...
Overlay Init