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.

FDA Clears Siemens' Somatom go.All, go.Top CT Scanners
Technology | Computed Tomography (CT) | April 18, 2018

April 18, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the Somatom go.All and Somatom go.Top...

Edwards Completes Enrollment in PARTNER 3 Low-Risk CT Sub-Study
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | March 27, 2018

March 27, 2018 — Edwards Lifesciences Corp. announced that enrollment is complete in the...

News | Ultrasound Imaging | March 21, 2018

March 21, 2018 — Key processes in the body are controlled by the concentration of calcium in and around cells. A...

Siemens Healthineers Introduces Portable Cardiovascular-Dedicated Ultrasound at ACC.18
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | March 13, 2018

March 13, 2018 — At the American College of Cardiology’s (ACC) 67th Annual Scientific Session and Expo, March 10-12...

ASE Participating in Global Study to Establish New Standardization in Cardiovascular Ultrasound
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | February 26, 2018

February 26, 2018 – The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) and its International Alliance Partners are...

A Tc99m SPECT cardiac exam showing myocardial perfusion in the heart.

Technetium-99m is primarily used for the detection of cancer and to assess perfusion defects in the heart caused by heart attacks or other conditions.

Feature | Radiopharmaceuticals and Tracers | February 08, 2018 | Dave Fornell

February 8, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) recently...

New Policy Decisions Give Millions Access to HeartFlow FFRct Analysis
News | Cardiac Imaging | February 01, 2018

February 1, 2018 – HeartFlow announced that seven new commercial payers issued positive medical policies covering...

ASE Opens Enrollment for ImageGuideEcho Registry
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | January 29, 2018

January 29, 2018 — The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) announced that ImageGuideEcho, a module under the...

An example of opto-acoustic breast imaging using the Seno system.

An example of opto-acoustic breast imaging using the Seno system.  

Feature | RSNA 2017 | January 29, 2018

January 26, 2017 — There were three high-impact clinical trials presented at the 2017 Radiological Society of North...

Siemens Healthineers, Florida Hospital Collaborate to Improve Health Care Outcomes
News | CT Angiography (CTA) | January 23, 2018

January 23, 2018 – Siemens Healthineers and Florida Hospital, part of Adventist Health System, have announced a...

CT Shows Enlarged Aortas in Former Pro Football Players

3-D rendering from a cardiac CT dataset demonstrating mild dilation of the ascending aorta.

News | Computed Tomography (CT) | January 11, 2018

January 11, 2018 — Former National Football League (NFL) players are more likely to have enlarged aortas, a...

Male Triathletes May Be Putting Their Heart Health at Risk
News | Cardiac Imaging | January 09, 2018

January 9, 2018 – Competitive male triathletes face a higher risk of a potentially harmful heart condition called...

Toshiba Medical Systems Changes Name to Canon Medical Systems Corp.
News | Radiology Business | January 08, 2018

January 8, 2018 — Canon Inc. and Canon Medical Systems Corp. announced the official...

New International Report Provides Comprehensive Guide to Imaging in Chagas Heart Disease
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | January 03, 2018

January 3, 2018 — Chagas disease (ChD), an infectious parasitic disease transmitted primarily by triatomine insects...

ACR Appropriateness Criteria Adds and Revises Topics for December 2017
News | Clinical Decision Support | December 29, 2017

December 29, 2017 — Radiologists can enhance the quality and effectiveness of care with the newest release of the...

BlueCross BlueShield Companies in Eight States Issue Positive Medical Policies for HeartFlow FFRct Analysis
News | CT Angiography (CTA) | December 28, 2017

December 28, 2017 — HeartFlow Inc. announced that Health Care Service Corp. (HCSC), which operates Blue Cross and...

Siemens Healthineers Strengthens CT Portfolio With Four New Systems at RSNA 2017

The Somatom Force with the new FAST 3-D Camera

Technology | Computed Tomography (CT) | December 14, 2017

December 14, 2017 — Siemens Healthineers introduced four new...

Toshiba Medical Introduces Aquilion Prime SP CT System at RSNA 2017
Technology | Computed Tomography (CT) | December 13, 2017

December 13, 2017 — Toshiba Medical, a Canon Group company, introduced its new Aquilion Prime SP...

Toshiba Vantage Galan 3T XGO Edition MRI Features New Advanced Gradient

MRI of the brain performed on the Galan 3T utilizing the 32-channel Head SPEEDER Coil

Technology | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | December 11, 2017

December 11, 2017 — Toshiba Medical, a Canon Group company, demonstrated the Vantage Galan 3T XGO Edition...

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