The incidence of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) has dropped by more than 70 percent in the past few decades, ultimately shifting the benefit-to-harm balance of screening for the disease, researchers wrote The Lancet.
Jun 15, 2018 | Imaging
The “often overlooked” strategy of stress echocardiography outperformed coronary CT angiography (CTA) in a randomized trial of low to intermediate-risk patients with acute chest pain, resulting in fewer hospitalizations, shorter stays and similar midrange safety outcomes.
Jun 14, 2018 | Imaging
Machine learning models using echocardiographic data and variables from the electronic health record (EHR) can significantly improve mortality predictions compared to traditional risk scores, researchers reported in JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging.
Jun 12, 2018 | Imaging
A noninvasive imaging technique combined with fractional flow reserve (FFR) showed the potential to detect functionally significant lesions in patients with multivessel coronary artery disease (CAD), according to a study published June 11 in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
Jun 11, 2018 | Imaging
A scientist at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)’s annual meeting discussed how cardiac imaging and biomarker measurements could improve care for cancer survivors.
Restenosis of the carotid arteries is more likely after stenting than endarterectomy and increases the likelihood of stroke, according to a subanalysis of a randomized trial published in The Lancet Neurology.
Jun 01, 2018 | Imaging
A woman in New York is being sued for $1 million after posting a negative review online about a NYU Langone Health gynecologist, according to a recent report by CBS2, New York.
Avinger announced last week the FDA has approved its next-generation Pantheris Lumivascular atherectomy device, which is used to remove plaque from a blood vessel in those with peripheral artery disease (PAD).
May 31, 2018 | Imaging
The FDA has cleared a robotic system that can noninvasively assess abnormal blood flow to the brain, helping diagnose and triage patients with ischemic strokes and other neurologic disorders.
May 30, 2018 | Imaging
A 26-year-old graduate student at MIT collaborated with researchers from the Wyss Institute at Harvard University to create a new technique that allows imaging scans to be converted into 3D models.
May 23, 2018 | Imaging
Researchers from Drexel University and experts in aerospace engineering at ISAE-SUPAERO in Toulouse, France, found aircraft pilots commit more errors operating a real aircraft than a flight simulator by measuring brain activity using a portable, cognitive imaging system.
May 18, 2018 | Imaging
The FDA announced its approval of new patient Medication Guides for all gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCAs) used for MRI, according to a recent press release.

May 09, 2018 | Imaging
A quantitative measure of stress perfusion by cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) imaging showed superior ability to predict major adverse cardiac events (MACE) in unselected patients with suspected coronary artery disease (CAD), according to a study published May 7 in JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging.
May 09, 2018 | Imaging
Clinicians view radiology reports more frequently than the actual images, suggesting these interpretations from radiologists are more valuable, according to a study published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.
May 09, 2018 | Imaging
What a 52-year-old woman from Omaha, Nebraska thought was a continuous runny nose turned out to be cerebrospinal fluid leaking from her brain, according to a May 9 article from CNN. 
May 07, 2018 | Imaging
According to a study published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology, ultrasound may serve as an advanced imaging modality that reduces the need for additional musculoskeletal MRI examinations.
An intraoperative imaging and mapping system designed to aid in the ablation of complex cardiac arrhythmias was successfully used for the first time in the United States, according to an article distributed by Penn Medicine.
Electrophysiology & Arrhythmia, Imaging
May 03, 2018 | Imaging
An expert consensus document published May 2 in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology offers recommendations for limiting radiation exposure to both patients and medical personnel during cardiovascular imaging procedures.
May 03, 2018 | Imaging
Machine learning in cardiovascular CT has the potential to improve disease diagnosis and predictive models, according to the authors of a new paper, but limitations with its applications still remain.
May 01, 2018 | Imaging
An imaging technology called RAPID CTA that enables 3D visualization of a brain’s blood vessels has received FDA clearance, iSchemaView announced May 1.
Imaging, Vascular & Endovascular
May 01, 2018 | Imaging
With the appropriate amount of education and training, technologists can interpret chest x-rays with the same level of diagnostic accuracy and quality as radiologists, according to a study published in Academic Radiology.