Cardiac Imaging

The cardiac imaging channel includes the modalities of computed tomography (CT), cardiac ultrasound (echocardiography), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), nuclear imaging (PET and SPECT), and angiography.

HeartFlow Analysis Successfully Stratifies Heart Disease Patients at One Year
News | CT Angiography (CTA) | March 19, 2019

March 19, 2019 — Late-breaking results confirm the HeartFlow FFRct (...

SyncVision iFR Co-registration from Philips Healthcare maps iFR pressure readings onto angiogram.

SyncVision iFR Co-registration from Philips Healthcare maps iFR pressure readings onto angiogram. Results from an international study presented at #ACC19 show that pressure readings in coronary arteries may identify locations of stenoses remaining after cardiac cath interventions.

Feature | Cardiac Imaging | March 18, 2019 | By Greg Freiherr

As many as one in four patients who undergo cath lab interventions can benefit from a technology that identifies the...

Jennifer N. A. Silva, M.D., a pediatric cardiologist at Washington University School of Medicine in Saint Louis, Mo., describes “mixed reality” at ACC19 Future Hub.

Jennifer N. A. Silva, M.D., a pediatric cardiologist at Washington University School of Medicine in Saint Louis, Mo., describes “mixed reality” at ACC19 Future Hub.

Feature | Cardiac Imaging | March 17, 2019 | By Greg Freiherr

Virtual reality (VR) and its less immersive kin, augmented reality (AR), are gaining traction in some medical...

WVU cardiology chief Partho Sengupta, M.D., describes at ACC 2019 how artificial intelligence already helps cardiologists in echocardiography.

WVU cardiology chief Partho Sengupta, M.D., describes at ACC 2019 how artificial intelligence already helps cardiologists in echocardiography. Photo by Greg Freiherr

Feature | Cardiac Imaging | March 16, 2019 | By Greg Freiherr

Machine learning is already having an enormous impact on cardiology, automatically calculating measurements in...

Podcast | Cardiac Imaging | March 15, 2019

As a noninvasive technology, ...

Siemens Healthineers Debuts Cardiovascular Edition of Somatom go.Top CT
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | March 14, 2019

March 14, 2019 — Siemens Healthineers will introduced the Somatom go.Top Cardiovascular Edition, a new version of...

Podcast | Cardiac Imaging | March 12, 2019

Smart algorithms could make cardiology “more fun and less burdensome,” said...

Collage provided by Albert Hsiao

Collage depicts broad applications in machine learning or deep learning (DL) that can be applied to advanced medical imaging technologies. Size of the liver and its fat fraction — 22 percent — (top middle in collage) can be quantified automatically using an algorithm developed by Dr. Albert Hsiao and his team at the University of California San Diego. This and other information that might be mined by DL algorithms from CT and MR images could help personalize patients’ treatment. Collage provided by Albert Hsiao

Feature | Cardiac Imaging | March 11, 2019 | By Greg Freiherr

Computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans are chock full of information that might be used...

Podcast | Cardiac Imaging | March 04, 2019

Technology is reshaping not only our understanding of cardiac disease but what motivates patients to visit doctors....

ACC Future Hub

Presenter delivers pitch at last year’s ACC Future Hub. This year during ACC.19, entrepreneurs will pitch software and hardware specific to cardiology in two categories– artificial intelligence and digitally enabled medical devices. (Image courtesy of ACC)

Feature | Artificial Intelligence | March 01, 2019 | By Greg Freiherr

Immersed in a Shark Tank-like atmosphere, entrepreneurs will pitch ideas for new technologies and services at...

Videos | Cardiac Imaging | February 27, 2019

This is a virtual heart with the same electrophysiology characteristics as the real patient unveiled by Siemens at...

Philips and Microsoft have partnered to develop an augmented reality system to help imporve workflow and procedural navigation in the cath lab. Physicians wearing visors can view and interact with true 3-D holograms above the patient on the table and manipulate the image with voice and hand motion commands to avoid breaking the sterile field.

Philips and Microsoft have partnered to develop an augmented reality system to help imporve workflow and procedural navigation in the cath lab. Physicians wearing visors can view and interact with true 3-D holograms above the patient on the table and manipulate the image with voice and hand motion commands to avoid breaking the sterile field. 

News | Advanced Visualization | February 25, 2019

February 25, 2019 — Philips will unveil a new...

New Appropriate Use Criteria Outlined for Multimodality Imaging of Nonvalvular Heart Disease
News | Cardiac Imaging | February 11, 2019

February 11, 2019 — The American College of Cardiology (ACC), along with nine other cardiology professional...

Fujifilm Launches Latest Synapse 3D Version at HIMSS 2019

The new Intravoxel Incoherent Motion (IVIM) MR application in Synapse 3D

Technology | Advanced Visualization | February 08, 2019

February 7, 2019 — Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. will debut the latest version of its Synapse 3D solution at the...

Canon Medical Debuts Alphenix 4-D CT at RSNA 2018
Technology | Angiography | February 06, 2019

February 6, 2019 — Canon Medical Systems USA Inc. recently introduced a new...

Canon Medical Systems Launches Alphenix Interventional Imaging Line
Technology | Angiography | February 04, 2019

February 4, 2019 — Canon Medical Systems USA recently introduced its next generation of...