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Appropriate Use Criteria Improved Some Cardiac Imaging
Use of some cardiac imaging improved after implementation of appropriate use criteria, but not for all tests.
Ultrasound May Detect Atherosclerotic Disease Before Symptoms
Clinicians using ultrasound may detect potential heart attacks or strokes before patients show symptoms.
Routine CT Angiography Screening Unnecessary for Diabetes
Routine CT angiography for patients with diabetes not more effective in preventing cardiovascular complications than good standard of care.
CCTA Identifies Plaque Associated with Liver Disease
Coronary CT angiography may become an important part NAFLD assessment.
Cardiac Stress Testing Plus Imaging Overused
Increasing use of cardiac stress testing with imaging may be unnecessary and adds to cost and patient exposure to radiation.
FDA Clears Siemens’ Cardiovascular Ultrasound
The ACUSON SC2000 premium cardiovascular imaging system provides physicians with a more accurate, speedier view, according to Siemens.
Will the Ubiquitous EMR Invade Cardiology Informatics?
EMR vendors threaten the cardiology imaging informatics field.
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