CT Angiography (CTA)

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for CT systems using a series of X-ray images to create an image volume data set that can be sliced or manipulated on any plane using advanced visualization software. The section includes computed tomography scanners, CT contrast agents, CT angiography (CTA and CCTA), CT perfusion, spectral CT (dual souce CT), and interative reconstruction dose reduction software.

coronary CT angiography, CCTA, CAD, coronary artery disease, alcohol consumption, RSNA 2016
News | CT Angiography (CTA) | November 29, 2016

November 29, 2016 — Researchers using coronary...

GE Healthcare, Revolution CT, Whisper Drive, RSNA 2016, cardiac imaging
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | October 31, 2016

October 31, 2016 — At the 2016 annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA 2016), GE...

Siemens Healthineers, Somatom Drive CT system, FDA clearance
Technology | Computed Tomography (CT) | August 30, 2016

August 30, 2016 — Siemens Healthineers announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the...

CT angiography, CTA, coronary CT, cardiac CT, SCCT, society of cardiovascular computed tomography, cardiac imaging
Feature | CT Angiography (CTA) | August 03, 2016 | Dave Fornell

The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) annual meeting offers an in-depth review of all aspects of...

CT angiography, CTA, Medicare population, Harvey L. Neiman, CMS
News | CT Angiography (CTA) | August 02, 2016

August 2, 2016 — According to a new study , the last 13 years have seen substantial growth in the ordering of...

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

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

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...

HeartFlow, FFR-CT Analysis, next-generation platform, second FDA clearance
Technology | CT Angiography (CTA) | June 29, 2016

June 29, 2016 — HeartFlow Inc. announced that it is launching its next generation of the HeartFlow FFR-CT Analysis....

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...

Toshiba, Infinix 4-D CT, first U.S. install, Arkansas cancer center
News | CT Angiography (CTA) | May 26, 2016

May 26, 2016 — Cancer patients at the Carti Cancer Center, Little Rock, Ark., now have access to the latest...

3d printing, conjoined twins

A 3-D printed model of conjoined twins that was used to help guide surgeons to plan a separation procedure and help navigate the anatomy once in surgery. This case was late-breaking news highlighted at RSNA 2015.

Feature | Medical 3-D Printing | May 24, 2016 | Dave Fornell

Science fiction offers a lot of ideas for creating new body parts on demand, and the advancement of 3-D printing (...

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....

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...

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Bracco's new EmpowerCTA+, designed for cardiac CT angiography exams.

Feature | Contrast Media Injectors | April 29, 2016 | Jeff Zagoudis

The biggest trend in contrast media injector...

Videos | CT Angiography (CTA) | April 12, 2016

A discussion on the adoption rate of FFR-CT with Campbell Rogers, M.D., chief medical officer of HeartFlow. It is...

FFR-CT, HeartFlow, PLATFORM trial, one-year results, ACC 2016
News | CT Angiography (CTA) | April 05, 2016

April 5, 2016 — Novel technology developed by HeartFlow Inc. significantly reduces the need for invasive procedures...