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.

  • Philips recently announced the introduction of the Epiq CVx cardiovascular ultrasound system. Built on the Epiq ultrasound platform, Epiq CVx is specifically designed to increase diagnostic confidence and simplify workflow for clinicians, giving them more time to interact with their patients and...

  • Haojie Wang, M.D., director of advanced cardiovascular MRI and a member of the heart valve clinic at Baylor Scott White Heart Hospital, Dallas, explains the utility of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in cardiology and the implementation of the cardiac MRI program at his hospital.

  • A discussion with Patricia Dickson, LRT(CT), director of imaging and outpatient services, Capital Cardiology Associates, Albany, N.Y., and Nikki Weber, a lead CT technologist at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.

  • The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the Somatom go.All and Somatom go.Top computed tomography (CT) systems from Siemens Healthineers. These additions to the company’s go. CT platform expand its concept of patient-centric mobile workflow, which is controlled via tablet and...

  • February 8, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) recently took steps to ensure a stable and secure supply of a critical radioactive imaging tracer used to detect potentially life-threatening diseases.

Philips Showcases Integrated Solutions for Cardiovascular Care at TCT 2018
News | Cardiac Imaging | September 20, 2018

September 20, 2018 — At the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) annual meeting, Sept. 21–25 in San Diego...

LVivo EF Cardiac Tool Now Available for GE Vscan Extend Handheld Mobile Ultrasound
Technology | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | September 19, 2018

September 19, 2018 — DiA Imaging Analysis Ltd. (DiA), a provider of...

Siemens Healthineers Announces First U.S. Install of Somatom go.Top CT
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | September 17, 2018

September 17, 2018 — The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus recently became the first...

The Siemens Biograph Vision PET-CT system was released in mid-2018.

The Siemens Biograph Vision PET-CT system was released in mid-2018.

Feature | Nuclear Imaging | September 07, 2018 | By Dave Fornell

Nuclear imaging technology for both ...

Rapid Cardiac MRI Technique May Cut Costs, Boost Care in Developing World
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | August 29, 2018

August 29, 2018 — A newly developed rapid...

Philips Launches Epiq CVx and CVxi Cardiovascular Ultrasound Systems
Technology | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | August 22, 2018

August 22, 2018 — Philips recently announced the introduction of the Epiq CVx...

Videos | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | August 13, 2018

Haojie Wang, M.D., director of advanced cardiovascular MRI and a member of the heart valve clinic at Baylor Scott...

Cardiac Imaging Reveals Roots of Preeclampsia Damage in Pregnant Women
News | Women's Health | August 07, 2018

August 7, 2018 — Johns Hopkins researchers say a...

Videos | Computed Tomography (CT) | July 25, 2018

A discussion with Patricia Dickson, LRT(CT), director of imaging and outpatient services, Capital Cardiology...

Researchers Trace Parkinson’s Damage in the Heart
News | PET Imaging | July 17, 2018

July 17, 2018 — A new way to examine stress and inflammation in the heart will help Parkinson’s researchers test new...

Zebra Medical Vision Announces FDA 510(k) Clearance of Coronary Calcium Algorithm
Technology | Computed Tomography (CT) | July 12, 2018

July 12, 2018 — Zebra Medical Vision has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...

HeartFlow Announces New Commercial Coverage With UnitedHealthcare
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | July 03, 2018

July 3, 2018 — HeartFlow Inc. announced that UnitedHealthcare now...

New ASNC SPECT Imaging Guideline Addresses Advances in Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
News | SPECT Imaging | June 21, 2018

June 21, 2018 — The American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC) has published an update to its 2010 guidelines for...

Epsilon Imaging Demonstrates Strain Imaging Integration for Echo Programs at ASE 2018
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | June 19, 2018

June 19, 2018 — Clinical practice, along with guidelines and research, have shown that...

FAST Study Demonstrates High Diagnostic Accuracy of CAAS vFFR
Technology | Angiography | May 22, 2018

May 22 2018 — Pie Medical Imaging announced that clinical data on its CAAS vFFR (Cardiovascular Angiographic...

PET Imaging Shows Protein Clumping May Contribute to Heart Failure Development
News | PET Imaging | May 11, 2018

May 11, 2018 — A team led by Johns Hopkins University Researchers has discovered that protein clumps appear to...

Cardiac MRI being performed at the DeBakey Heart Hospital.

Cardiac MRI being performed at the DeBakey Heart Hospital.

Feature | Cardiac Imaging | May 03, 2018 | By Jeff Zagoudis

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for cardiac assessment provides a radiation-free alternative to other commonly used...