Cardiovascular

Results from the 30,000-patient CArdioPulmonary BioImage Study were presented during the American Heart Association's virtual meeting.

The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography recently published its 14-page guidance online.

German researchers reported acute adverse effects in only 0.38% of contrast-enhanced exams, with few severe reactions.

Doctors can rely on coronary artery calcium scanning to help more patients avoid a first major cardiac event, according to new research published in JAMA Cardiology.

It’s great news for the millions who rely on implanted devices such as pacemakers, but were prohibited from undergoing MRI exams.

In light of their findings, providers should consider adopting the approach in clinical practice, researchers said during the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics conference.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and artificial intelligence firm Cleerly are also part of the collaboration seeking to improve care for those with heart disease.

Recent research has shown the feasibility of these filters in animals, but a new study validated the approach in eight patients.

The update is detailed in a September 2020 report published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

The team analyzed more than 600 patients included in a trial investigating CT-based atherosclerotic determinants of coronary artery disease for their research, published in JAMA Cardiology.

Artificial intelligence also played a large role in discovering how this intricate network of muscle fibers can influence health, experts explained in Nature.

UT Southwestern researchers looked over data from more than 7,000 patients for their research.

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"Be the squeaky wheel. This issue was taken care of because physicians stood up,” Rad Partners' Richard Heller, MD, told RSNA attendees Monday. 

The platform runs on Azure, a cloud computing service operated by Microsoft, which recently announced plans to acquire Nuance for $20B. 

Radiology experts analyzed fetal MRIs from 33 women who contracted the virus while bearing a child, sharing their results Tuesday at RSNA. 

   
   
   
   
   
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