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.

Videos | Computed Tomography (CT) | July 08, 2016

Interview with Claudio Smuclovisky, M.D., FACC, FSCCT, director of South Florida Imaging Cardiovascular Institute,...

Videos | Computed Tomography (CT) | July 08, 2016

Interview with Patricia Dickson, LRT (CT), assistant director, diagnostic and outpatient services, Capital...

Videos | Computed Tomography (CT) | July 08, 2016

An interview with Jonathan Leipsic, M.D., FSCCT, chairman of the department of radiology, St. Paul’s Hospital,...

Videos | CT Angiography (CTA) | July 07, 2016

DAIC/ITN editor Dave Fornell shows some of the most innovative new cardiac CT and angiography technologies from...

Videos | Computed Tomography (CT) | July 07, 2016

An interview with Matthew Budoff, M.D., FACC, director of cardiac CT, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, Calif.,...

Videos | Computed Tomography (CT) | July 06, 2016

An interview with Leslee Shaw, Ph.D, FACC, FASNC, FAHA, co-director of the Emory Clinical Cardiovascular Research...

Videos | CT Angiography (CTA) | July 06, 2016

An interview with Ricardo Cury, M.D., director of cardiac imaging, Miami Cardiac and Vascular Institute, at the...

Vital Images, Vitrea 7 advanced visualization software, SCCT 2016
Technology | Advanced Visualization | June 30, 2016

June 30, 2016 — Vital Images Inc. recently launched version 7 of its Vitrea...

Videos | Cardio-oncology | June 30, 2016

Interview with Federico Asch, M.D., FACC, FASE, associate director of the echocardiography core lab at Medstar...

BHF, Reflections of Research image competition, U.K., 4-D MRI, heart blood flow

This image shows blood flow within the main pumping chambers – the ventricles – on both sides of the heart and the vessels leaving the heart. The blue flow is blood that needs oxygen and is travelling to the lungs. The red flow is blood that has been through the lungs and received oxygen. Victoria Stoll of the University of Oxford is using this type of imaging to look at the blood flow within the hearts of people with heart failure, whose hearts are not pumping effectively.

News | Cardiac Imaging | June 24, 2016

June 24, 2016 — The British Heart Foundation (BHF) announced the winners of its annual ‘Reflections of Research’...

CAD-RADS, coronary CT angiography, CCTA, reporting, SCCT, ACR, NASCI, ACC

A coronary CTA scan from a Philips CT scanner illustrating a curved multiplaner reconstruction showing a large occlusion of the artery.

News | CT Angiography (CTA) | June 17, 2016

June 17, 2016 — Three medical professional societies this week jointly released a new reporting system to...

heart failure, muscle bleeding, British Cardiovascular Conference, MRI
News | Cardiac Imaging | June 08, 2016

June 8, 2016 — The amount a heart ‘bleeds’ following a heart attack can predict the severity of future heart failure...

cardiac magnetic resonance, CMR, breathing, high frequency percussive ventilation, EuroCMR 2016
News | Cardiac Imaging | May 24, 2016

May 24, 2016 — A new technique for...

HeartFlow, FFR-CT, ruptured coronary plaques, EMERALD study, EuroPCR 2016
News | CT Angiography (CTA) | May 23, 2016

May 23, 2016 — First-in-human data presented at EuroPCR 2016 demonstrate that hemodynamic data from HeartFlow Inc....

Technology | Radiology Imaging | May 18, 2016

May 18, 2016 — The Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) recently announced its launch of the IAC QI Self-...

FFR-CT, heartflow
Feature | CT Angiography (CTA) | May 17, 2016 | Jeff Zagoudis

Fractional flow reserve-computed tomography (FFR-CT) is still in the early stages of clinical implementation in the...

cardio-oncology, echo strain assessment, echoinsight, epsilon

Epsilon's EchoInsight software helps analyze cardiac function by evaluating wall motion strain. 

Feature | Cardio-oncology | May 13, 2016 | Dave Fornell

Cardio-oncology is an emerging field that combines the expertise of both cardiology and oncology to assess and treat...

News | Oncology Diagnostics | May 06, 2016

May 6, 2016 — The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) has released an expert consensus...

National Human Genome Research Institute, NHGRI, diagnostic atlas, malformations, populations

Image courtesy of the National Human Genome Research Institute

News | Radiology Imaging | May 02, 2016

May 2, 2016 — Researchers with the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), part of the National Institutes...

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