Latest Cardiac stress test Stories
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.
Acusphere, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACUS) announced today that the New Drug Application (NDA) for approval to market its lead product candidate, Imagify(TM) (Perflubutane Polymer Microspheres for Injectable Suspension), has been accepted for review by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA).
DEERFIELD, Ill., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Astellas Pharma US, Inc.
Increased exercise capacity reduces the risk of death in African-American and Caucasian men, researchers reported in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association.
People with coronary heart disease and a type D personality -- a propensity to experience negative feelings - have a considerably increased risk of having a heart attack, needing heart surgery or dying from heart disease, according to Belgian and Dutch researchers.
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Contrary to current guidelines, "aggressive" efforts to detect coronary artery disease are worthwhile in asymptomatic patients with type 2 diabetes, even those with only one or no cardiovascular risk factors, a study conducted in Italy suggests.
New research from Saint Louis University School of Medicine may give doctors a way to predict life-threatening heart problems in women.
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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