Cardiac Imaging

  • Matthew Budoff, M.D., FACC, professor of medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, endowed chair of preventive cardiology, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, discusses the PROMISE and PICTURE trials at the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) 2017 meeting.

  • Leslee Shaw, Ph.D., director of clinical research and professor of medicine at Emory University, Atlanta, and past-president of the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography, discusses how cardiac computed tomography angiography (CTA) offers value in today's cost-conscience environment at...

  • 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...

  • Todd Villines, M.D., FACC, FAHA, FSCCT, director of cardiac CT, Georgetown Medical Center, and president of the Society of Cardiovascular CT (SCCT), at the SCCT 2017 meeting. Watch the...

  • David Bluemke, M.D., Ph.D., FAHA, professor of radiology, University of Wisconsin - Madison, incoming editor of RSNA’s journal Radiology and previously the radiologist in chief of imaging services at the NIH, at the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) 2017 meeting. ...

Videos | CT Angiography (CTA) | July 19, 2017

Matthew Budoff, M.D., FACC, professor of medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, endowed chair of...

Videos | CT Angiography (CTA) | July 19, 2017

Leslee Shaw, Ph.D., director of clinical research and professor of medicine at Emory University, Atlanta, and past-...

Low Doses of Radiation Could Harm Cardiovascular Health
News | Radiation Dose Management | July 17, 2017

July 17, 2017 — Ionizing radiation, such as X-rays, has a harmful effect on the cardiovascular system even at doses...

CMS Proposes Delaying Clinical Decision Support Documentation to 2019
News | Clinical Decision Support | July 14, 2017 | Jeff Zagoudis, Associate Editor

July 14, 2017 — In a series of proposed rule changes to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) released July 13...

Videos | CT Angiography (CTA) | July 13, 2017

Todd Villines, M.D., FACC, FAHA, FSCCT, director of cardiac CT, Georgetown Medical Center, and president of the...

Videos | CT Angiography (CTA) | July 10, 2017

David Bluemke, M.D., Ph.D., FAHA, professor of radiology, University of Wisconsin - Madison, incoming editor of RSNA...

Novel PET Tracer Detects Small Blood Clots

PET images (MIP 0-60 min) of three Cynomolgus monkeys. Strong signals are detected at the sites where inserted catheters had roughened surfaces. Almost no other background signal is visible. Only accumulation in the gallbladder becomes visible at the bottom of the image. Credit: Piramal Imaging GmbH, Berlin Germany.

News | PET Imaging | July 07, 2017

July 7, 2017 — Blood clots in veins...

New Handheld Scanner to Give Instant Heart Disease Diagnosis
News | Cardiac Imaging | July 05, 2017

July 5, 2017 — With worldwide cardiovascular deaths at an all-time high, European scientists have developed a new...

Videos | Clinical Decision Support | June 29, 2017

Rami Doukky, M.D., system chair, Division of Cardiology, professor of medicine, Cook County Health and Hospitals...

New Image Wisely Radiation Safety Case Discusses Child-Sizing CT Dose
News | Radiation Dose Management | June 19, 2017

June 19, 2017 — The tenth special edition Image Wisely Radiation Safety Case is now available to help radiologists,...

Lantheus and GE Healthcare Sign Agreement for Worldwide Development, Commercialization of Flurpiridaz F-18
News | Radiopharmaceuticals and Tracers | May 22, 2017

May 22, 2017 — Lantheus Holdings Inc., parent company of Lantheus Medical Imaging Inc., and GE Healthcare announced...

Study Reveals Low Adoption of IAEA Recommendations for Reduced Nuclear Cardiology Radiation Exposure
News | Radiation Dose Management | May 12, 2017

May 12, 2017 — A study in 65 countries has revealed low adoption of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)...

Videos | Nuclear Imaging | April 28, 2017

David Wolinsky, M.D., director of nuclear cardiology at Cleveland Clinic Florida and past-president of the American...

Vacancy Rates Rise for Radiographers in 2017 ASRT Survey
News | Business | April 27, 2017

April 27, 2017 — The vacancy rate for ...

Toshiba Showcases Vantage Galan 3T MRI at ISMRM 2017
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | April 24, 2017

April 24, 2017 — Offering a full range of advanced clinical applications for researchers, Toshiba Medical will...

SCCT, Toshiba Medical, partnership, residents-in-training
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | April 05, 2017

April 5, 2017 — The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) and Toshiba Medical announced a new...

ASE, EACVI, focused update document, aortic stenosis, AS, echocardiography, new classification scheme
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | April 03, 2017

April 3, 2017 — The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) and the European Association of Cardiovascular...

ACR Appropriateness Criteria, update, new topics, medical imaging, AUC, American College of Radiology
News | Clinical Decision Support | April 03, 2017

April 3, 2017 — The newest release of...

Toshiba, Aquilion One CT, model-based iterative reconstruction, MBIR, ACC 2017, FIRST, RSNA 2017
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | March 21, 2017

March 21, 2017 — Toshiba Medical demonstrated its Forward projected model-based Iterative Reconstruction SoluTion (...

Siemens Healthineers, ACC 2017, syngo CTO Guidance, Compressed Sensing Cardiac Cine
News | Cardiac Imaging | March 16, 2017

March 16, 2017 — During the 66th Annual Scientific Session & Expo of the American College of Cardiology (ACC),...

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