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Latest Cardiac stress test Stories

2012-03-28 00:30:44

Cardiac computed tomography angiography scans (CT scans that look at the heart) can provide a virtually instant verdict on whether chest pain is from blockage of the coronary arteries.

2012-02-15 21:37:07

In a first-of-its-kind study in Canada, Kevin Bainey of the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry has discovered that South Asians who live in Alberta with coronary disease experience a lower quality of life.

2012-02-09 15:00:00

Beaumont-led research may reduce unnecessary procedures and cost. Royal Oak, Mich.

2011-11-15 09:54:08

In human coronary arteries, atherosclerotic plaques tend to spread downstream because of the changes in blood flow patterns the plaque causes, researchers have found.

2011-11-15 09:50:30

A new, noninvasive diagnostic test for coronary artery disease is associated with a higher rate of subsequent invasive cardiac procedures and higher health-care spending.

2011-10-11 14:03:02

A new non-invasive technique for measuring how well the heart and blood vessels function in patients already suffering from coronary artery disease could, in a single test, identify which abnormally narrowed blood vessels are the most likely to lead to further cardiovascular complications.

2011-07-23 00:00:41

Calgary cardiac rehabilitation, Heart Fit Clinic, has released its new cardiac rehabilitation exercise DVD program which can reduce wait times worldwide to ensure people after a cardiovascular event are exercising safely and effectively.

2011-07-01 06:53:04

Studies have shown that African Americans are at a greater risk of heart attacks, but what causes this?


Latest Cardiac stress test Reference Libraries

Cardiac Stress Test
2012-11-18 19:30:13

The cardiac stress test is a diagnostic test used in Cardiac pathology for the purpose of patient diagnosis. It measures the heart’s function while placing a heavier workload on the heart. The cardiologist cannot be at the patient’s side while at work, under stress, during a workout or pushed to the limit so this test mimics those activities in a controlled setting. How it is Performed The stress is created by increasing the workload on the cardiac system. This can be accomplished by...

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