Cardiovascular

The complaint alleges two Tampa Bay, Florida-area healthcare groups did not abide by their own stated policies after a scan was ordered to be completed "STAT."

Pairing near-infrared spectroscopy and intravascular ultrasound spotted more than 3,600 untreated plaques missed by other diagnostic and clinical tests, according to a new prospective study.

Pressures from payers and other groups may hamper providers, but ASNC President Randall C. Thompson, MD, said patients must always come first.

Researchers expect the Supramolecular Amorphous-like Iron Oxide agent to play a vital role in diagnosing stroke, heart attack, dementia, and other similar conditions.

Coronary artery calcification is a marker of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, the leading killer in patients undergoing low-dose CT screening.

Each individual admitted to the ICU also had high levels of troponin, a protein released into the blood when the heart muscle sustains an injury, according to a new cardiac MRI-based study.

Exams performed by nurses and trained sonographers were similar in more than 90% of cases, researchers explained in JAMA Cardiology.

The deep learning method was trained on more than 800,000 echocardiogram videos gathered over the past decade.

Specifically, doctors should consider adding routine global longitudinal strain to their surveillance of patients undergoing chemotherapy, experts argued recently.

FFRangio is a noninvasive technology that transforms routine angiogram images into "objective and comprehensive" physiology information.

The modality also beat out all other tests, including EKG, echocardiograms and clinical exams, at identifying athletes with muscle heart inflammation, experts reported in Circulation.

The additional information from angiography and perfusion exams contributes extra insight for clinicians to quickly select patients for thrombectomy, researchers explained.

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Researchers looked at this question closely, performing a study of their own in addition to a meta-analysis.

More than one-quarter of the U.S. adult population has Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, or GERD, and the condition saddles as many as 20% of its sufferers with Barrett’s esophagus. The latter is a serious risk factor for esophageal cancer.

   
   
   
   
   
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