CT Systems

Cardiac imaging accounts for about one-third of the source of X-ray radiation dose for all medical imaging. Expanding use of computed tomography (CT) for cardiac evaluations, use of nuclear imaging for myocardial perfusion exams and more complex t...

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has determined that the evidence is sufficient to add a lung cancer screening, counseling and shared decision making visit, and for appropriate beneficiaries, annual screening for lung cancer...

The new version of the Siemens Somatom Definition Edge CT system, allows dual energy images to be acquired using a single-source system in clinical routine.  

Heartflow FFR-CT

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today cleared HeartFlow’s FFR-CT (fractional flow reserve—computed tomography) software, which permits non-invasive evaluation of coronary artery blood flow in patients showing signs of coronary artery d...

Planmed, Verity, CT, Merry X-ray, distribution
Planmed announced that effective Nov. 15, 2014, its Planmed Verity extremity computed tomography (CT) scanner is available on the Novation Merry-X-...
smoking, lung cancer, CT screening, guidelines
A decline in smoking rates may mean that many people who could have benefited from early detection of lung cancer are dying because they don’t qualify for low-...
PET/CT, lung cancer, follow-up, tumor tracking, nuclear imaging, trial
New research from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine reveals a high value for scans which could lead to future change of reimbursement policies for follow-up...
Cardiac imaging accounts for about one-third of the source of X-ray radiation dose for all medical imaging. Expanding use of computed tomography (CT) for...
CT systems, Lung Cancer, ClearCT Lung, U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid
The hybrid photon counting (HPC) detection technology from Dectris Ltd. provides direct sensing of every single photon in an X-ray,...
Version 2.5 of Bayer's Radimetrics Enterprise Platform has new features that can help radiologists and hospital administrators meet new...

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smoking, lung cancer, CT screening, guidelines
A decline in smoking rates may mean that many people who could have benefited from early detection of lung cancer are dying because they don’t qualify for low-...
Cardiac imaging accounts for about one-third of the source of X-ray radiation dose for all medical imaging. Expanding use of computed tomography (CT) for...
lung cancer, Lung-RADS, ACR, guidelines, study, CT, computed tomography
A set of guidelines developed to help standardized lung cancer screening would have generated considerably fewer false-positives than the National Lung...
Sanovas, lung cancer screening, peripheral tumors, PDT, Medicare
Sanovas Inc. announced that one of its clinical advisers is warning that the United States healthcare system faces a shortage of therapeutic resources as...

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The webinar "State of the Art in MRI Pediatric Brain Perfusion Imaging" educates participants about the state of the art clinical and emerging translational...
This webinar discusses why contemporary adult cardiac interventions require significant ionizing radiation with potential health risks to both the patient and...
The webinar "Any Image, Anywhere" explains the new ways radiologists and clinicians can boost productivity, optimize scarce resources, and connect their...