Latest Cardiac stress test Stories
South Korean scientists say a new scanning technology -- optical coherence tomography -- might be the best way to detect coronary artery vulnerable plaque.
By Strauss, H William; Miller, D Douglas; Wittry, Mark D; Cerqueira, Manuel D; Garcia, Ernest V; Iskandrian, Abdulmassi S; Schelbert, Heinrich R; Wackers, Frans J; Balon, Helena R; Lang, Otto; Machac, Josef I.
To: MEDICAL EDITORS Contact: Beth Hodge, +1-240-429-9983, firstname.lastname@example.org, or Steve Carter, +1-301-802-7100, email@example.com, both of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology BOSTON, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cardiovascular disease kills more women each year than all cancers combined.
By De Winter, O Van De Veire, N; De Bondt, P; Van De Wiele, C; De Buyzere, M; De Backer, G; Gillebert, T C; Dierckx, R A; De Sutter, J Aim.
A new test is more cost-effective than current methods used to diagnose women at low risk of a heart attack who report chest pain, U.S. researchers say.
By Kurz, Kerstin Giannitsis, Evangelos; Zehelein, Joerg; Katus, Hugo A BACKGROUND: Using a new precommercial high-sensitivity cardiac troponin T (hsTnT) assay, we evaluated whether hsTnT increases after reversible myocardial ischemia.
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Each year, more than 310,000 Americans die without even experiencing a symptom or indication of heart disease, according to a 2008 report from the American Heart Association(1).
U.S. medical scientists say they have designed equipment that can provide clear images of a person's heart during treadmill exercise stress testing.
By Barbara Greenberg, Commercial-News, Danville, Ill. Jul. 6--DANVILLE -- As part of its mission to best serve patients, Carle Clinic-Danville on Vermilion has added nuclear medicine to its repertoire.
Acusphere has announced that the new drug application for approval to market its lead product candidate, Imagify, has been accepted for review by the FDA. Acusphere's Imagify is an ultrasound imaging agent for the detection of coronary artery disease.
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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