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2013-03-12 11:02:42

Non-emergency angioplasty performed at hospitals without on-site cardiac surgery capability is no less safe and effective than angioplasty performed at hospitals with cardiac surgery services.

2013-03-11 10:36:20

A single dose of an investigational anti-inflammatory drug called inclacumab considerably reduces damage to heart muscle during angioplasty (the opening of a blocked artery).

2013-03-06 23:01:50

Two hospital medical necessity experts who now conduct audits for payers will discuss the latest strategies for helping ensure the medical necessity of cardiovascular procedures in a March 14

2013-02-19 23:02:41

Jackson Madison County General Hospital offers complete care for heart patients from diagnosis to open heart surgery. Jackson, Tenn.


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Interventional Radiology
2013-03-04 16:18:42

Interventional radiology (IR) is a special sub-operation under general radiology. It is used to find, diagnose and treat a disease in almost every body system. The process of interventional radiology is very noninvasive to help with the recovery and outcome of the procedure. It utilizes x-rays, CT, ultrasound, MRI, and other modes of imaging in order to direct tools in the body as well as a variety of catheters, narrow tubes, so that incisions can be minimalized. How it is Performed...

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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.