Getting to the heart of the matter

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) remains the leading cause of death worldwide. Furthermore, the number of patients suffering from heart failure (HF) has rapidly increased to approximately 26 million – leaving healthcare providers facing nothing short of a global pandemic.*

Thankfully, most cardiovascular diseases can be prevented by addressing key behavioral risk factors.**
However, people with a cardiovascular condition, or who are at a higher risk, still rely on early detection to get the treatment they need.

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To this end, we’ve pioneered a range of cardiac imaging solutions – from the world’s first 3D Wall Motion Tracking in ultrasound, to 4D dynamic imaging in CT.

Our goal is to accelerate workflow solutions to enable fast diagnosis – for even the most complex conditions – so treatment can be delivered quickly, and lives can be saved.

Canon Medical is committed to continuing to develop solutions that will directly meet the needs of the medical community in addressing this challenge. We strive to develop technology solutions that will help you impact the diagnosis and treatment while decreasing the associated financial burden on patients, communities and countries through our management philosophy — Made for Life.

*World Health Organization. (2017). Fact sheet: Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs). 2017. URL: http://www. who. int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs317/en.
**Ambrosy AP, Fonarow GC, Butler J, Chioncel O, Greene SJ, Vaduganathan M, Nodari S, Lam CS, Sato N, Shah AN, Gheorghiade M. The global health and economic burden of hospitalizations for heart failure: lessons learned from hospitalized heart failure registries. J Am Coll Cardiol 2014;63:1123–1133.
***van Deursen, V. M., Urso, R., Laroche, C., Damman, K., Dahlström, U., Tavazzi, L., ... & Voors, A. A. (2014). Co - morbidities in patients with heart failure: an analysis of the European Heart Failure Pilot Survey. European journal of heart failure, 16(1), 103-111.

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