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2011-02-09 13:22:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- What: The Biggest Heart in Chicago More than 300 employees of MetroSouth Medical Center and residents of Blue Island, IL, will brave the cold to form Chicago's biggest heart. Dressed in red ponchos, the group will link arms to call attention to heart health Who: and the importance of yearly heart exams. During February and March, MetroSouth...

2011-01-19 17:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Volcano Corporation (Nasdaq: VOLC) today announced the publication of results from the PROSPECT (Providing Regional Observations to Study Predictors of Events in the Coronary Tree) study in The New England Journal of Medicine showing that grayscale intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) and Volcano's proprietary VH® IVUS tissue characterization software enable physicians to more accurately assess the risk of individual blockages than the...

2010-12-07 07:00:00

BURLINGTON, Mass., Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- InfraReDx, Inc., a medical device company developing intelligent cardiovascular diagnostic imaging technologies, today announced the publication of a case report in Circulation describing the association of stent thrombosis with lipid core plaque as detected by its LipiScan(TM) Coronary Imaging System. The LipiScan is the first and only FDA-approved system to provide a Chemogram(TM) (map of lipid core plaque) within the imaged vessel via...

2010-12-02 13:15:00

NEWTON, Mass., Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Physicians at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital reported today on results of a study demonstrating the potential for fully automated interpretation of coronary CT angiography (cCTA) by Rcadia's COR Analyzer® System to safely rule out coronary artery disease (CAD) in the major coronary arteries as well as branch vessels. The study was presented in Chicago at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Annual Meeting....

2010-10-27 10:00:59

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- We run to the store. We run to the bank. We run everywhere daily, but how about a marathon? Is running a marathon good for you or can it damage your heart? A team of researchers and runners from the Heart and Stroke Foundation are trying to answer the question of whether or not fitness level matters. They used a traditional test that uses data from an MRI to find out what is really going on in the marathoner's heart as the kilometers go up. They found that that the...

2010-10-25 12:45:23

V02 max test can help determine who is at risk Is running a marathon good for you or can it damage the heart? A team of researchers and runners from the Heart and Stroke Foundation have come up with a practical way of answering the question. They used data from magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to find out what is really going on in the marathoner's heart as the kilometers pile up. "Marathon runners can be a lot less fit than they think," Dr. Eric Larose today told the Canadian Cardiovascular...

2010-09-25 06:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Astellas Pharma US, Inc. ("Astellas") announced results of a Phase IV study showing Lexiscan® (regadenoson) Injection was comparable to placebo in causing a >15% decrease in forced expiratory volume in one second (FEV1) in subjects with asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) who are likely candidates for myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) studies(1). Results were presented during an oral presentation today at...

2010-07-06 12:24:31

Among patients with heart disease, anxiety disorders appear to be associated with a higher risk of stroke, heart attack, heart failure and death, according to a report in the July issue of Archives of General Psychiatry, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. As many as 24 percent to 31 percent of patients with heart disease also have symptoms of anxiety, according to background information in the article. "Compared with the extensive literature on depression in patients with coronary heart...

2010-06-01 19:36:25

In the largest study to date evaluating erectile dysfunction (ED) and coronary artery calcification, researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine have determined that men with ED are at a significantly increased risk of high coronary artery calcification scores (CACS), a known predictor of future cardiovascular events. The research was presented this week at the American Urological Association (AUA) meeting in San Francisco. The study, titled "Erectile Dysfunction is an Independent Risk...

2010-05-27 06:30:00

BURLINGTON, Mass., May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- InfraReDx, Inc., an innovative medical device company focused on developing novel diagnostic imaging technologies to accurately identify and characterize diseased coronary tissue and guide therapeutic interventions, today announced that its next-generation LipiScan(TM) IVUS Coronary Imaging System will be featured at EuroPCR 2010, an international educational conference focused on introducing the latest techniques, updates and breakthrough science...


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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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