Cardiovascular

SNMMI and ASNC developed their step-by-step document to be a somewhat easy read, sharing the 20-page statement free online.

The collaboration with CardioNavix is expected to benefit low-volume centers, community hospitals, physician practices and outpatient imaging locations.

Commonly available electromechanical wave imaging accurately predicted 96% of abnormal heart rhythm locations.

Imbio's tool automates heart ventricle measurements to provide doctors with an accurate ratio of right- versus left-ventricle diameter.

The complaint alleges two Tampa Bay, Florida-area healthcare groups did not abide by their own stated policies after a scan was ordered to be completed "STAT."

Pairing near-infrared spectroscopy and intravascular ultrasound spotted more than 3,600 untreated plaques missed by other diagnostic and clinical tests, according to a new prospective study.

Pressures from payers and other groups may hamper providers, but ASNC President Randall C. Thompson, MD, said patients must always come first.

Researchers expect the Supramolecular Amorphous-like Iron Oxide agent to play a vital role in diagnosing stroke, heart attack, dementia, and other similar conditions.

Coronary artery calcification is a marker of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, the leading killer in patients undergoing low-dose CT screening.

Each individual admitted to the ICU also had high levels of troponin, a protein released into the blood when the heart muscle sustains an injury, according to a new cardiac MRI-based study.

Exams performed by nurses and trained sonographers were similar in more than 90% of cases, researchers explained in JAMA Cardiology.

The deep learning method was trained on more than 800,000 echocardiogram videos gathered over the past decade.