FFRangio is a noninvasive technology that transforms routine angiogram images into "objective and comprehensive" physiology information.

The modality also beat out all other tests, including EKG, echocardiograms and clinical exams, at identifying athletes with muscle heart inflammation, experts reported in Circulation.

The additional information from angiography and perfusion exams contributes extra insight for clinicians to quickly select patients for thrombectomy, researchers explained.

A Florida heart surgeon would perform two invasive procedures on each patient's leg—whether required or not—and fraudulently bill insurers, according to a Department of Justice investigation.