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Ultrasound guidance leads to faster cannulation times
Ultrasound guidance helps shorten cannulation times for extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation, according to findings published August 6 in
August 7, 2023
SWE measures tied to adverse events in Fontan circulation patients
Increased liver stiffness found on shear wave elastography (SWE) is tied to cardiovascular problems on follow-up in patients with Fontan circulation, a study published August 2 in the
American Journal of Roentgenology
August 2, 2023
PCCT boosts image quality on CCTA while also reducing contrast need
Photon-counting CT (PCCT) improves image quality for coronary CT angiography (CCTA) exams while also reducing contrast needed by up to 40%, a study conducted by European researchers has found.
August 1, 2023
HeartFlow touts clinical results at SCCT
Cardiovascular software developer HeartFlow is highlighting clinical results from studies presented at the recent Society of Cardiovascular CT (SCCT) conference in Boston.
July 30, 2023
FDA clears UltraSight's cardiac ultrasound imaging software
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared UltraSight's AI-powered ultrasound guidance software.
July 26, 2023
Infinitt, Us2.AI to partner
RIS/PACS vendor Infinitt North America and ultrasound AI firm Us2.ai plan to partner on an AI-powered echocardiography software offering.
July 23, 2023
PET confirms efficacy of first-line cardiac sarcoidosis treatment
FDG-PET imaging has shown for the first time that prednisolone is a potent therapeutic tool for patients with active cardiac sarcoidosis, according to a recent study in
JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging
July 20, 2023
Canada grapples with shortage of SPECT agent
Due to production delays, Canada is facing a shortage of dypyridamole -- an agent used in SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) to diagnose coronary artery disease.
July 17, 2023
F-18 flurpiridaz PET effective in obese patients with CAD
A clinical trial of F-18 flurpiridaz PET for detecting coronary artery disease (CAD) met a key outcome by showing effectiveness in obese patients, according to a talk at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) annual meeting.
July 4, 2023
SNMMI: PET tracer model quantifies cardiac amyloidosis burden
A tracer kinetic model can enable quantitative measurement of cardiac amyloidosis burden and assessment of treatment response, according to a study presented at the annual Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) meeting in Chicago.
June 26, 2023
CAC scoring calibration tool improves risk assessment
A vendor-neutral CT coronary artery calcium (CAC) score calibration tool shows promise for improving heart disease risk assessment, according to a
Journal of the American College of Cardiology
: Cardiovascular Imaging
June 25, 2023
PCCT identifies heart disease in high-risk patients
Photon-counting CT (PCCT) effectively detects heart disease in high-risk patients, offering "significant benefit for people previously ineligible for noninvasive screening," researchers have reported in a study published June 20 in
June 20, 2023
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