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2014-06-18 12:33:32

CLEVELAND, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) procedure is an advanced echocardiography assessment with a specialized probe that allows main sections of the heart and great vessels to be clearly demonstrated from the esophagus. This procedure is safe when properly conducted, but in rare circumstances it can cause serious and even fatal complications. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120502/529202-a ) That is why...

2014-05-08 23:00:18

Allegheny General Hospital has become the first hospital in Pittsburgh to use a new cardiac imaging technology that provides sharper images of the heart in shorter time with less radiation exposure. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 Allegheny General Hospital (AGH), part of the Allegheny Health Network, has become the first hospital in the Pittsburgh area to offer patients access to a revolutionary nuclear cardiac imaging technology that greatly improves and expedites the diagnosis of...

2014-04-07 00:22:06

RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Cardiovascular Information System/CVIS Market by Applications (Catheterization Lab, Vascular Lab, Echocardiography, Electrocardiography, Electrophysiology), Delivery Mode, End Users (Small, Medium and Large Hospitals) & Components - Forecasts to 2018" to its store. DALLAS, April 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- CVIS is used to manage a large amount of imaging and analytical data generated from cardiology departments. CVIS provides solutions for problems arising from...

2014-02-23 23:03:07

The company is showcasing its state of art software product CARDIOSpa™, a technology product that enables cardiologists to provide holistic cardiac care to patients remotely at cardiology exhibition & conference, New Delhi. (PRWEB) February 23, 2014 CARDIOSpa™ a technology product that enables cardiologists to provide holistic cardiac care to patients remotely Given that over 80% of the world's deaths from Cardio Vascular Diseases (CVDs) occur in low- and middle-income...

2014-01-24 12:23:35

Focused ultrasound exam accurately identifies at-risk athletes BOSTON, Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A young athlete in seemingly excellent health dies suddenly from a previously undetected cardiovascular condition such as hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in nearly every U.S. state annually. Although these conditions can be detected using electrocardiography (ECG) during a screening exam, the American Heart Association recommends against routine use of ECG, because it has a...

2014-01-17 23:24:29

HeartVista, developers of advanced, real-time centric magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) applications, announced today the presentation of a clinical abstract highlighting their novel software platform during the SCMR/ISMRM workshop at the 17th Annual Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance meeting in New Orleans, LA. (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 This abstract describes HeartVista’s intuitive imaging system that can perform a comprehensive CMR exam in 30 to 45 minutes. Using a real-time...

2014-01-10 23:02:47

Stage Set for Final Product Development of Analysis Software That Produces Four-Dimensional Quantitative Views of the Heart Fayetteville, AK (PRWEB) January 10, 2014 CardioWise, Inc. has completed National Science Foundation (NSF) Phase I and IB Small Business Innovation and Research (SBIR) grants that continued the development and commercialization of a non-invasive analysis method for detection of heart disease. The final report submitted to the NSF in December detailed the research...

2013-12-13 13:30:29

Conventional echocardiography is simple, accurate and cost effective Echocardiography with conventional M-mode and 2D modalities is a simple and cost effective way to increases the accuracy of pre-participation sports screening, according to research presented at EuroEcho-Imaging 2013 by Dr Alexander Kisko from Presov, Slovakia. EuroEcho-Imaging 2013 is the official annual meeting of the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (EACVI), a registered branch of the European Society...

2013-12-11 12:01:10

Detectable blood viral load nearly doubles the prevalence of heart disease HIV causes structural heart disease according to research presented at EuroEcho-Imaging 2013 by Dr Nieves Montoro from Madrid, Spain. The findings support the introduction of cardiovascular screening in all HIV patients, particularly those with a positive blood viral load. EuroEcho-Imaging 2013 is the official annual meeting of the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (EACVI), a registered branch of the...

2013-12-03 13:30:52

An analysis of data from an international multicenter study of coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA) reveals that men and women with mild coronary artery disease and similar cardiovascular risk profiles share similar prognoses. Results of the study were presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). "We conducted this study because we wanted to understand whether men and women with the same extent of coronary artery disease and similar...


Latest cardiac imaging Reference Libraries

Echocardiogram
2013-07-29 11:11:00

An echocardiogram is a test that, much like an ultrasound, uses sound waves to create a moving image of the heart. The most common type of echocardiogram is performed transthoracic, meaning the image is taken through a probe against the chest. A TTE does not involve radiation and is a very safe procedure. A cardiac sonographer will put a gel on the patient's chest and move the transducer around different areas, including directly anterior to the breastbone, inferior and lateral to the right...

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