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.

HeartFlow Announces New Commercial Coverage With UnitedHealthcare
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | July 03, 2018
July 3, 2018 — HeartFlow Inc. announced that UnitedHealthcare now covers the HeartFlow FFRct Analysis, extending access...
New ASNC SPECT Imaging Guideline Addresses Advances in Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
News | SPECT Imaging | June 21, 2018
June 21, 2018 — The American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC) has published an update to its 2010 guidelines for...
Epsilon Imaging Demonstrates Strain Imaging Integration for Echo Programs at ASE 2018
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | June 19, 2018
June 19, 2018 — Clinical practice, along with guidelines and research, have shown that speckle tracking strain imaging...
FDA Clears Bay Labs' EchoMD AutoEF Software for AI Echo Analysis
Technology | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | June 19, 2018
June 19, 2018 – Cardiovascular imaging artificial intelligence (AI) company Bay Labs announced its EchoMD AutoEF...
High Prevalence of Atherosclerosis Found in Lower Risk Patients
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | June 08, 2018
June 8, 2018 — Whole-body magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) found a surprisingly high prevalence of atherosclerosis...
FAST Study Demonstrates High Diagnostic Accuracy of CAAS vFFR
Technology | Angiography | May 22, 2018
May 22 2018 — Pie Medical Imaging announced that clinical data on its CAAS vFFR (Cardiovascular Angiographic Analysis...
PET Imaging Shows Protein Clumping May Contribute to Heart Failure Development
News | PET Imaging | May 11, 2018
May 11, 2018 — A team led by Johns Hopkins University Researchers has discovered that protein clumps appear to...
Cardiac MRI being performed at the DeBakey Heart Hospital.

Cardiac MRI being performed at the DeBakey Heart Hospital.

Feature | Cardiac Imaging | May 03, 2018 | By Jeff Zagoudis
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for cardiac assessment provides a radiation-free alternative to other commonly used...
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...