Head & Neck
AI plus CT calculates cardiothoracic ratio for high risk patients
Automated heart measurements captured from CT scans can flag people at high risk of major cardiovascular events due to cardiomegaly.
November 27, 2023
New PET tracer shows promise visualizing cardiac amyloidosis
A team at Harvard University in Cambridge, MA, has tested the first PET radiotracer specifically for visualizing cardiac amyloidosis, also known as "stiff heart syndrome," according to a recent study.
September 12, 2023
CT-FFR imaging assesses adverse outcome risk in angina patients
CT angiography-derived fractional flow reserve (CT-FFR) imaging helps clinicians assess stable angina patients' adverse outcome risk -- even if they have high coronary artery calcium scores, research published September 12 in Radiology has found.
September 11, 2023
ISCT 2023: PCCT will revolutionize cardiovascular, thoracic imaging
Photon-counting CT (PCCT) is "the first new quantum leap in CT technology in a decade," according to a presentation delivered September 6 at the International Society of Computed Tomography (ISCT) annual meeting in San Diego.
September 6, 2023
Vista.ai inks deal to commercialize AI in Japan
AI developer Vista.ai has inked a partnership deal with investment and commercialization firm HekaBio to market its One Click MRI AI software in Japan.
August 28, 2023
ESC calls for competency-based cardiac imaging
The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) has called for competency-based cardiac imaging delivery to ensure effective patient care, according to a statement published August 25 in the
European Heart Journal
August 27, 2023
GE unveils new technology at ESC meeting
GE HealthCare has launched a digital tool for use in atrial fibrillation (AFib) cases and a new ultrasound device at the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress 2023 in Amsterdam.
August 24, 2023
Viz.ai inks deal with UCSF for three AI algorithms
AI software developer Viz.ai has signed an agreement with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) to commercialize three cardiac AI algorithms.
August 24, 2023
CCTA is a useful alternative for ruling out acute coronary syndrome
Coronary CT angiography (CCTA) is a safe and cost-effective way to rule out acute coronary syndrome in patients experiencing acute chest pain, according to a research review published August 24 in
Radiology: Cardiothoracic Imaging
August 24, 2023
CCTA helps predict risk of plaque-related major adverse cardiac events
Coronary CT angiography (CCTA) helps predict risk of major adverse cardiac events in patients with non-ST segment elevation (NSTE) acute coronary syndrome (ACS) -- in part by its ability to quantify lipid-rich plaque, a study published August 22 in
August 23, 2023
SCCT urges comments on proposed CT reimbursements
The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) is urging members to comment on 2024 proposed reimbursements for coronary CT angiography.
August 22, 2023
Viz.ai gets FDA nod for cardiomyopathy algorithm
Artificial intelligence (AI) software developer Viz.ai has secured de novo approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its cardiomyopathy AI detection algorithm.
August 14, 2023
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