• Samsung announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of the BodyTom Elite, an upgraded version of its portable, full-body, 32-slice computed tomography (CT) scanner. The upgraded system features a new visual design, and upgraded software, hardware and workstation.

  • The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the first magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) device specifically for neonatal brain and head imaging in neonatal intensive care units (NICU).

  • July 18, 2017 — Guerbet recently announced that it will phase out sales throughout the world of two products: Hexabrix (meglumine and sodium ioxaglate) and Optimark (gadoversetamide).

  • In a series of proposed rule changes to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) released July 13, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) pushed back the start date for when providers will be required to consult clinical decision support (CDS) for advanced diagnostic imaging to...

  • Varian Medical Systems has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for the Halcyon system, its new device for cancer treatment. Halcyon simplifies and enhances virtually every aspect of image-guided volumetric intensity modulated radiotherapy (IMRT), according to the...

New York Hospital Finds Significant Cost Savings With Toshiba’s Aquilion One CT
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | July 25, 2017

July 25, 2017 — In five years, Kaleida Health’s Stroke Care Center (SCC) at the Gates Vascular Institute in Buffalo...

New PET-CT Scan Improves Detection in Rare Cardiac Condition
News | PET-CT | July 25, 2017

July 25, 2017 — Using a new nuclear...

News | Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) | July 25, 2017

July 25, 2017 — ViewRay Inc. announced recently that the first cancer patients have been treated using the company's...

WVU Medicine Deploys Enterprise PACS from ScImage
News | Cardiac PACS | July 24, 2017

July 24, 2017 — ScImage Inc. recently announced West Virginia University Health System has partnered with ScImage to...

News | Enterprise Imaging | July 24, 2017

July 24, 2017 — Insignia Medical Systems has been selected to supply three National Health Service (NHS) Trusts...

Radiotherapy Prior to Surgery Reduces Secondary Tumor Risk in Early-Stage Breast Cancer Patients
News | Radiation Therapy | July 24, 2017

July 24, 2017 — Moffitt Cancer Center researchers launched a first-of-its-kind study comparing the long-term...

TomTec Unveils TomTec Zero Cardiovascular Viewing Software
Technology | Remote Viewing Systems | July 24, 2017

July 24, 2017 — TomTec Zero is the latest addition to the TomTec portfolio. Now every physician reading...

Comparison of 0.5 to 0.25 mm CT scanner resolution showing a coronary stent

A comparison of what a coronary stent looks like in 0.5 and 0.25 mm CT scanner resolutions.

Blog | CT Angiography (CTA) | July 24, 2017 | Dave Fornell

When the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) was formed in the mid-1990s, its primary goal was to...

Samsung Introduces FDA-Cleared BodyTom Elite CT Scanner
Technology | Computed Tomography (CT) | July 24, 2017

July 24, 2017 — Samsung announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of the BodyTom Elite, an upgraded...

X-ray performed on a GE Optima 646 DR system. The FDA has updated its radiology reporting forms on its website.
News | Business | July 24, 2017

July 24, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) has...

El Camino Hospital to Offer Calypso 4-D Localization System
News | Radiation Therapy | July 21, 2017

July 21, 2017 — El Camino Hospital (Mountain View, Calif.) announced the installation of a new Calypso 4-D...

Eight Proton Therapy Centers Worldwide Adopt RayStation for Treatment Planning
News | Treatment Planning | July 21, 2017

July 21, 2017 — RaySearch Laboratories reported that eight additional...

Technology | Pediatric Imaging | July 21, 2017

July 21, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the first...

Videos | CT Angiography (CTA) | July 21, 2017

DAIC and ITN Editor Dave Fornell discusses some of the most innovative new computed tomography (CT) technology and...

Radiologists Seek Greater Involvement in Patient Care
News | Patient Engagement | July 20, 2017

July 20, 2017 — Despite time and workload constraints,...

Electronic Brachytherapy Comparable to Mohs Surgery in Early-Stage Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer Treatment
News | Brachytherapy Systems | July 20, 2017

July 20, 2017 — Rates of recurrence in early-stage non-melanoma skin cancer (NMSC) patients were virtually identical...

3-D Vascular Ultrasound Quantifies Plaque Burden to Estimate Cardiovascular Risk
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | July 20, 2017

July 20, 2017 — In a large, first-of-its-kind population, researchers found an experimental technique known as...

Kubtec Launches New Website For Digital Imaging and Irradiation Products
News | Digital Radiography (DR) | July 20, 2017

July 20, 2017 — Kubtec announced the launch a new website focused on the applications of...

ACR Updates Radiation Oncology and Medical Physics Guidance With ASTRO and AAPM
News | Radiation Dose Management | July 19, 2017

July 19, 2017 — The American College of Radiology (ACR) recently collaborated with professional medical societies to...

Floyd Medical Center Acquires Quartet of Toshiba Cardiac Ultrasound Systems
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | July 19, 2017

July 19, 2017 — Floyd Medical Center in Rome, Ga., recently installed three new Aplio 500 Platinum CV ultrasound...

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