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.

Force, CT, Siemens, dual energy CT
Technology | May 21, 2014

May 21, 2014 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared Siemens Healthcare's Somatom Force...

Technology | May 20, 2014

May 20, 2014 — Siemens Healthcare announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the 16- and 32-...

Revolution CT, computed tomography, 256 slice CT, GE Healthcare
Technology | April 15, 2014
April 15, 2014 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted 510(k) market clearance for the GE Healthcare...
Philips CT, cardiac CTA, calcium scoring, ACC.14
Feature | April 08, 2014
April 7, 2014 — Coronary artery calcium scoring, a test that measures the amount and pattern of calcium that has...
Feature | December 26, 2013
December 26, 2013 — A study shows that...
GE revolution ct systems angiography
Feature | December 09, 2013
December 9, 2013 — GE Healthcare announced at the...
ct systems angiography clinical trial study CTA 320 anio core
Feature | November 22, 2013

November 22, 2013 — A 320-detector computed...

CT FFR, HeartFlow

HeartFlow's CT-FFR software uses supercomputing algorithms to calculate the flow of blood through a lesion in part by tracking the speed of the CT iodine contrast.

Feature | November 01, 2013
November 1, 2013 — Clinical trial results demonstrated that a...
CTA, CCTA, CT angiography

Reformatted CTA showing calcified plaque in the Left circumflex artery. CTA scans can help rapidly assess chest pain patients in the emergency department to confirm if the patient has blockages in the coronary arteries.

Feature | September 27, 2013 | Dave Fornell
In an era when increasing efficiency, reducing costs and facing an increasing influx in the number of patients is of...
Diagnosing Pericardial Disease Using Multi-modality Imaging Protocols
Feature | August 30, 2013

August 30, 2013 — To counter the significant levels of morbidity and mortality associated with pericardial disease (...

Stock image
News | August 15, 2013

August 15, 2013 — Former President George W. Bush underwent heart surgery on the morning of Aug. 6, 2013, to receive...

An example of the clearer images enabled by iterative reconstruction using Philips iDose4 software. The software can enhance the sharpness of the stent and reduce metal and calcium blooming artifacts to give a clearer view of the coronary artery lumen.

Feature | July 23, 2013 | Dave Fornell

Radiation exposure from multidetector computed tomography (CT) has become a pressing public health concern in both...

Toshiba Aquilon One Vision CT North Shore University Hospital CT System
News | July 08, 2013

July 8, 2013 — North Shore University Hospital (NSUH) announced it has installed the most advanced cardiac...

News | July 01, 2013

Cerebral aneurysms of all sizes—even small ones below seven millimeters—are 12 times more...

Mummies Egypt Atherosclerosis CT Systems
Feature | March 13, 2013

March 13, 2013 — Atherosclerosis is usually considered to be a disease of modern human beings, related to...

News | February 27, 2013

February 27, 2013 —  The Society of Cardiovascular...

Toshiba Medical Systems NIH Clinical Study CT System
Feature | February 05, 2013

February 5, 2013 — A new computed tomography (...

Toshiba Aquilion One Vision Edition RSNA 2012 CT Systems CTA
Technology | January 10, 2013

December 4, 2012 — Toshiba has unveiled a 640-slice...