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.

James Min Named Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | May 01, 2018
May 1, 2018 — James K. Min, M.D., FSCCT, has been selected for a five-year term as the new editor-in-chief of the...
HeartFlow FFRct Analysis Added to ITP Payment Program in the U.K.
News | CT Angiography (CTA) | April 25, 2018
April 25, 2018 — HeartFlow Inc. announced that the National Health Service (NHS) England has chosen the HeartFlow FFRct...
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 computed...
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 computed tomography (CT)...
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 team...
HeartFlow Enters into Licensing Agreement with Cedars-Sinai for Coronary Plaque Assessment Technology
News | Cardiac Imaging | March 13, 2018
March 13, 2018 –  HeartFlow, Inc. today announced that it has entered into a licensing and technology transfer...
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 in...
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 joining...
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 the...
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 multi-...
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 condition...
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 corporate name change of Canon...
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 ACR...
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 Blue...
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 computed tomography (CT) scanners across two platforms at...