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.

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 angiography configuration featuring its...
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 interventional systems – the...
Videos | Cardiac Imaging | January 09, 2019
Robert Quaife, M.D., director of advanced cardiac imaging, University of Colorado Hospital, explains why advanced...
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 a new expert consensus document...
Breast Cancer Patients Have Less Heart Damage With Heart Drug and Trastuzumab
News | Cardio-oncology | January 03, 2019
January 3, 2019 — Breast cancer patients who take a heart drug at the same time as trastuzumab have less heart damage,...
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...
Spectrum Dynamics Sues GE for Theft, Misappropriation of Trade Secrets and Unfair Competition
News | SPECT Imaging | December 06, 2018
December 6, 2018 — Single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) cardiac imaging company Spectrum Dynamics filed a...
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 projects...
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 artificial...
HeartVista Announces One Click Autonomous MRI Solution
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | November 25, 2018
November 26, 2018 — HeartVista announced its artificial intelligence (AI)-driven, One-Click Autonomous MRI acquisition...
Bay Labs and Northwestern Medicine Enroll First Patient in AI Echocardiography Study
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | November 19, 2018
November 19, 2018 – Medical artificial intelligence (AI) company Bay Labs and Northwestern Medicine announced that the...
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.[1] The...
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 cardiovascular screening and diagnostic triage event...
Carotid Artery MRI Improves Cardiovascular Disease Risk Assessment
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | October 23, 2018
October 23, 2018 — Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) measurements of wall thickness in the carotid arteries improve...
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 European Heart Journal[1] shows computed tomography (CT) can be a...

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 tomography (CT)-based measures of calcification in the abdominal aorta are strong...
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 magnetic...