CT Angiography (CTA)

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for CT systems using a series of X-ray images to create an image volume data set that can be sliced 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.

Toshiba Aquilion One Vision Edition RSNA 2012 CT Systems CTA
Technology | January 10, 2013
December 4, 2012 — Toshiba has unveiled a 640-slice...
Feature | January 07, 2013
January 7, 2013 — At RSNA 2012, GE Healthcare announced a first-of-its-kind agreement with the University of Wisconsin...
News | January 03, 2013
January 3, 2013 — The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) announced the publication of the SCCT Expert...
GE RSNA 2012 Discovery CT750 HD FREEdom Edition Optima CT540 Optima CT660
News | December 24, 2012
December 24, 2012 — At RSNA 2012, GE...
Videos | Cardiac Imaging | December 18, 2012
ITN and DAIC Editor Dave Fornell highlights the latest advancements that will impact cardiovascular imaging from the...
Toshiba is developing a radiation dose alert to show interventionalists how much dose they have delivered to their patient from X-ray angiography.

Toshiba is developing a radiation dose alert to show interventionalists how much dose they have delivered to their patient from X-ray angiography.

Feature | December 11, 2012 | Dave Fornell
The latest advances in cardiovascular imaging are usually shown first at the Radiological Society of North America (...
RSNA 2012 Coronary Artery Disease Clinical Study
News | December 10, 2012
December 10, 2012 — While obesity is considered a cardiovascular risk factor, a...
Technology | December 06, 2012
December 6, 2012 — Neusoft Medical Systems Co. Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Neusoft Corp., announced this week...
News | November 20, 2012
November 15, 2012 – GE Healthcare Canada announced Health Canada clearance of its new cardiac imaging platform, the...
Technology | October 18, 2012
October 18, 2012 — Claron Technology has introduced Withinsight Framework (WIF) version 2.1, which adds advanced new...
GE Healthcare University of Wisconsin Scool of Medicine Imaging
Technology | October 05, 2012
October 5, 2012 — Imagine a place where doctors can tell patients in advance if cancer treatment will work for them,...
News | September 11, 2012
September 11, 2012 — Data presented at the 2012 European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress in Munich, Germany, from...
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Feature | September 07, 2012 | Dave Fornell
There has been much debate whether computer-aided detection software for computed tomography (CT) to detect coronary...
Myocardial Defect Assessment

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Case Study | September 05, 2012
Coronary arteries supply blood to the left ventricular muscle (myocardium). Obstructions within the coronary arteries...
News | August 30, 2012
August 30, 2012 — An ultra-fast, 320-detector ...
Blog | August 29, 2012
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Feature | August 27, 2012
August 27, 2012 - A recent multi-center study, led by researchers from Wake Forest School of Medicine and published in ...
News | August 14, 2012
August 14, 2012 — A study led by Kavitha Chinnaiyan, M.D., director of advanced cardiac imaging education, Beaumont...
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News | August 02, 2012
August 2, 2012 — Results of the ROMICAT II trial indicates coronary...
The Latest Advances in Coronary CT Angiography Software

FFR-CT imaging developed by HeartFlow offers coronary flow data noninvasively. Clinical data so far shows close correlation with invasive catheter-based FFR measurements. The technology helps pinpoint ischemic culprit lesions and determine the severity of coronary stenosis.

Feature | July 30, 2012 | Dave Fornell
Trends and new technology for cardiac computed tomography ...