Category: Cardiac Imaging

3 Ways Upright Cardiac Imaging Is Different From Supine

Although performing a SPECT MPI study in the supine position is common, upright cardiac imaging continues to gain in popularity. While the study type and camera technology are similar, the physical position of the patient affects critical aspects of both the study and the image. In this post, we take

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Triple Vessel Disease: Pathology, Diagnosis and Treatment

In the United States, heart disease remains the number one cause of death across most groups and accounts for one in every four deaths. Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) is the most common form of heart disease, affecting about 6.7% of adults aged over 20. Within CAD lies an extreme form,

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CT, MR and the Current State of Technology for Cardiac Imaging

Technology and the modalities that drive diagnostic cardiology continue to see innovation and development. New technologies and advancements in cardiac imaging will have a direct effect on both cardiologists and patients as they move mainstream. In this post, we’ll look at what is happening with cardiac imaging technology: CT technology

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How is patient obesity affecting cardiac imaging?

Obesity rates in the United States are the highest in the world and a growing health concern. In fact, according to data published by the Centers for Disease Control, 67% of men and 62% of women are overweight. Thirty-four percent of women and 28% of men could be further classified

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