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2015-02-27 23:03:07

Wimbledon Health Partners, an on-site diagnostic testing company that provides vascular, echocardiogram and NCV testing with state-of-the-art on-location testing procedures, is proud to be the

2015-02-26 16:28:31

Take Heart America - A New Technology Is Now Available LATHAM, N.Y., Feb.

2015-02-25 20:25:30

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Feb. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- HeartWare International, Inc.

2015-02-25 08:33:52

RAMAT GAN, Israel, February 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- EarlySense [http://www.earlysense.com ](R), the market leader in contact-free monitoring solutions, today announced

2015-02-24 12:27:47

Congressional briefing highlights results of national patient research indicating the need to improve medication adherence, access to medication and enrollment of women in clinical trials, policy recommendations

2015-02-20 23:03:02

Cardiovascular disease is the number one killer of women and men in the United States.

2015-02-19 08:33:49

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2015-02-18 23:07:05

Proper cholesterol management can make the difference between a full active lifestyle and one plagued with avoidable health problems.

2015-02-18 08:31:18

View the Interactive Maps on www.CholesterolCounts.com for a Snapshot of Cholesterol Awareness Across the U.S. BRIDGEWATER, N.J. and TARRYTOWN, N.Y., Feb.

2015-02-17 23:02:52

Advanced diagnostic test will host special event to raise awareness, and promote early-detection and prevention of Heart Disease during American Heart Month. Los


Latest Cardiology 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...

Coronary Angiography
2013-07-29 11:05:01

A coronary angiography, also known as a coronary catheterization, is a procedure that gives both visual and tactical access to coronary circulation and blood filled chambers of the heart for both diagnostic and interventional purposes. It is one of many diagnostic tests used in cardiology. More specifically, coronary catheterization recognizes occlusion, stenosis, thrombosis or aneurismal enlargement of the walls of the coronary arteries; heart chamber size; heart muscle contraction...

Heart
2013-01-01 11:25:12

The heart is a part of the circulatory system, and is considered one of the most vital organs of the human body. It is about the size of a fist, has a mass of approximately 300 grams, and its main function is to contract and produce enough pressure to circulate blood throughout the body. The top of the heart where the veins and arteries all connect is called the base. The pointed lower tip of the heart is called the apex. The coronary sulcus is a deep groove that runs horizontally across the...

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...

Nature Medicine
2012-09-24 08:10:29

Nature Medicine is a peer-reviewed academic journal established in 1995 and published monthly by the Nature Publishing Group, a division of Macmillan Publishers Ltd. As with other Nature journals, this periodical has no external Editorial Board, with editorial decisions being made by an in-house team. Nature Medicine publishes research articles, reviews, news and commentary pieces. Topics include cancer, cardiovascular disease, gene therapy, immunology, vaccines, and neuroscience. Research...

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