Tag: imaging

Philips launces Azurion with FlexArm to aid image-guided procedures

Philips launches its Azurion with FlexArm to aid patient imaging and positioning during image-guided procedures. During increasingly complex interventions, clinicians need to quickly and easily...

Cardiac hybrid imaging is an effective tool for predicting myocardial infarction

According to a study published in Radiology, cardiac hybrid imaging with computed tomography (CT) and nuclear stress testing is an excellent long-term predictor of...

Global agreement between Philips and HeartFlow announced

Philips and HeartFlow have announced that they have entered into a collaboration agreement with the goal of improving access to diagnostic and planning tools...

New PET-CT scan improves detection of sarcoidosis secondary to cardiac

Using a new imaging technique that can diagnose cardiac sarcoidosis much more accurately than traditional tests, researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago...

Large nuclear cardiology laboratory slashes radiation dose by 60% in eight...

A large nuclear cardiology laboratory has slashed its average radiation dose by 60% in eight years, according to new research presented today at the...

GE Healthcare receives FDA indication approval for Visipaque injection for use...

GE Healthcare announced that it has received an indication approval from the FDA for its imaging agent Visipaque (iodixanol) Injection. Visipaque 320mg Iodine/mL is...

Toshiba Medical’s AplioTM i900 cardiovascular ultrasound receives US FDA clearance

Cardiologists can now access the advanced ultrasound imaging technology needed for fast and confident diagnoses with Toshiba Medical’s Aplio i900. The newly US Food...

Elsevier announces the launch of Case: Cardiovascular Imaging Case Reports

Elsevier and the American Society of Echocardiography has announced the launch of Case: Cardiovascular Imaging Case Reports. Case is an online, bi-monthly journal with the...

ESC 2016: Less unnecessary angiography with functional imaging

A study presented at the 2016 European Society of Cardiology (ESC) congress (27–31 August, Rome, Italy) indicates that functional imaging—using cardiac magnetic resonance (MR)...

Philips launches Intellispace Cardiovascular image and information management system

Royal Philips has launched the IntelliSpace Cardiovascular 2.1, the latest version of its next-generation Cardiovascular Image and Information Management System. IntelliSpace Cardiovascular is designed...

Siemens Healthineers’ unique imaging technologies: Smart solutions for challenging patients

In this supplement,* Cardiovascular News reviews how unique imaging technologies provide smart solutions for challenging patients. Contents include: 2 Increase in complex PCI is the “number one” trend in...

SCAI teams up with ASE to raise concerns about new imaging...

The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) and the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) have published a joint statement in Catheterisation and Cardiovascular...