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.

SCCT Releases New Guideline for CT Use During TAVR
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | January 08, 2019

January 8, 2019 — The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) has released...

Hitachi Medical Systems Europe Introduces Third-Generation Intelligent Vector Flow Mapping
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | December 07, 2018

December 7, 2018 — Hitachi Medical Systems Europe introduced what it calls the next level of intelligent Vector Flow...

Snoring Poses Greater Cardiac Risk to Women
News | Women's Health | November 29, 2018

November 29, 2018 — Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and snoring may lead to earlier impairment of cardiac function in...

AI Promising in Predicting Chronic Conditions From CT Scans
News | Artificial Intelligence | November 27, 2018

November 27, 2018 – Zebra Medical Vision and Clalit Health Services announced the completion of two research...

Arterys Demonstrates AI Cloud-Based Medical Image Analysis Solutions at RSNA 2018
News | Computer-Aided Detection Software | November 26, 2018

November 26, 2018 — Medical imaging software company Arterys will demonstrate its wide-ranging suite of...

HeartVista Announces One Click Autonomous MRI Solution
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | November 25, 2018

November 26, 2018 — HeartVista announced its...

Researchers Awarded 2018 Canon Medical Systems USA/RSNA Research Grants
News | Radiology Imaging | November 13, 2018

November 13, 2018 — The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Research & Education (R&E) Foundation...

Cardiac Ultrasound Software Streamlines Fetal Heart Exams
Feature | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | October 30, 2018

October 30, 2018 — At 18 weeks, a baby’s heart is the size of an olive and beating about 150 times per minute....

Hitachi Supports ASE Foundation Cardiovascular Outreach Mission in West Virginia
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | October 29, 2018

October 29, 2018 — Hitachi Healthcare Americas participated in the...

CT Offers Non-Invasive Alternative for Complex Coronary Disease Treatment Planning
News | CT Angiography (CTA) | October 16, 2018

October 16, 2018 — A new study published in the...

Images from computed tomography (CT) colonography show segmented abdominal aortic calcification measured with semiautomated CT tool on coronal image. Within region of interest over aorta selected by user, tool automatically segments and quantifies aortic calcification (shown in blue). 

Image Credit: O’Connor S D, Graffy P M, Zea R, et al. Does nonenhanced CT-based quantification of abdominal aortic calcification outperform the Framingham Risk Score in predicting cardiovascular event sin asymptomatic adults? Radiology doi: 10.1148/radiol.2018180562. Published online Oct. 2, 2018. © RSNA.

News | Computed Tomography (CT) | October 12, 2018

October 12, 2018 — Computed...

FDA Clears Magnetom Sola 1.5T MRI From Siemens Healthineers
Technology | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | October 09, 2018

October 9, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the Magnetom Sola, a 1.5 Tesla...

An example of the newest generation of smart cardiac CT software that automatically identifies the anatomy, autotraces the centerlines on the entire coronary tree and labels each vessel segment.

An example of the newest generation of smart cardiac CT software that automatically identifies the anatomy, autotraces the centerlines on the entire coronary tree and labels each vessel segment. This greatly speeds CT workflows, saving time for techs, radiologists and cardiologists.

Feature | Radiology Imaging | October 04, 2018 | By Dave Fornell

Here is a checklist of dose-sparing practices for cardiac computed tomography (CT) imaging used in the cath lab....

Osprey Medical and GE Healthcare Launch Acute Kidney Injury Educational Program
News | Angiography | September 25, 2018

September 21, 2018 — Osprey Medical announced a collaboration with GE Healthcare on Osprey’s Be Kind to Kidneys...

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...