Canon Medical Systems USA

  • Canon launches office-based cardiac CT scanner at SCCT

    Canon launches office-based cardiac CT scanner at SCCT

    www.auntminnie.com | July 17, 2020


    ​Canon Medical Systems USA is launching a new scanner designed to perform the full range of cardiovascular CT studies -- but with a footprint that fits in a cardiologist's office -- at this week's Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) meeting. Read More
  • Self-ultrasound for early career radiologists seeking training during the pandemic

    Self-ultrasound for early career radiologists seeking training during the pandemic

    Marty Stempniak - www.radiologybusiness.com/ | July 16, 2020


    ​For early career radiologists desperately seeking training during the pandemic, conducting self-ultrasound tests may be a sound alternative. Experts with KK Women's and Children's Hospital, in Singapore, recently detailed their experience with such examinations Wednesday in Academic Radiology. With the pandemic disrupting regular rad training and calls to limit human contact, teachers and trainees have been forced to get creative. Read More
  •  Cardiac CT shows promise for osteoporosis screening

    Cardiac CT shows promise for osteoporosis screening

    Kate Madden Yee - www.auntminnie.com | July 14, 2020


    Cardiac CT exams used to evaluate patients' heart health could deliver the added benefit of screening for osteoporosis -- an especially valuable use given the prevalence of the modality, according to a study published July 14 in Radiology. Read More
  • A missed opportunity': Statin use low among patients with peripheral artery disease

    A missed opportunity': Statin use low among patients with peripheral artery disease

    Michael Walter - www.cardiovascularbusiness.com/ | July 13, 2020


    ​Statin use is lower among patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD) than it is among those with cerebrovascular disease or coronary heart disease (CHD), according to new findings published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Read More
  • MS to grant hardship relief for radiologists in the 2020 Merit-Based Incentive Program

    MS to grant hardship relief for radiologists in the 2020 Merit-Based Incentive Program

    Marty Stempniak - www.radiologybusiness.com/ | June 26, 2020


    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services recently announced that it’s proving hardship relief to radiologists and other clinicians participating in the 2020 Merit-Based Incentive Program. Read More