Cardiovascular Imaging

A 2018 annual survey by MedAxiom has revealed that the number of part-time cardiologists is declining despite the assumption that health systems are doing enough to employ and keep competent physicians, according to a report published Oct. 16 by Cardiovascular Business.

An electrocardiographic imaging algorithm can produce higher resolution cardiac images of patients suffering from atrial fibrillation compared to traditional techniques, reported authors of an Oct. 16 study published in APL Bioengineering.

A new pregnancy trend is having expectant mothers turn their nails into a canvas featuring images of their unborn baby’s sonograms. The results are taking social media by storm, according to a recent report by

A polio-like condition called acute flaccid mylelitis (AFM) that causes partial paralysis is showing up in children across the U.S. and can only be detected with MRI and spinal fluid tests, according to a report published Oct. 8 by NBC News.

International researchers have created an artificial intelligence (AI) method capable of automatically quantifying left ventricle (LV) function from cine MRIs, according to a multivendor, multicenter study published Oct. 9 in Radiology. Experts believe it may lead to faster cardiac MRI reporting.

Measuring wall thickness in carotid arteries with MRI may help better determine cardiovascular disease risk assessment, according to research published Oct. 9 in Radiology.

The American College of Radiology (ACR) has named breast imaging researcher Etta Pisano, MD, chief research officer of the ACR, the first woman in ACR's history to hold the position.

Cardiac chamber enlargement can be identified with high specificity and reasonable sensitivity on axial chest CT images by use of gender-specific measurement thresholds, according to new research published in the American Journal of Roentgenology.

International researchers from the Child Mind Institute in New York have released non-human primate brain imaging data sets aimed to develop wiring diagrams and improve the understanding of brain disorders in humans.  

Heart attack and other life-threatening cardiovascular events can be predicted with CT-based measures of calcification in the abdominal aorta and could be a more accurate predictive model than the widely known Framingham risk score, according to research published Oct. 2 in Radiology.

SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) and deep learning have proven to be a powerful pair in predicting obstructive coronary artery disease (CAD) and improving the interpretation of upright and supine images, according to research published Sept. 27 in the Journal of Nuclear Medicine.

As imaging scans before widely more available and affordable, more Americans are getting more tests than they used to—currently totaling to more than 85 million CT scans each year, according to an article published Oct. 1 by The Washington Post. But how much is too much radiation?