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2015-05-28 23:03:35

Healthpointe’s multidisciplinary team is ready to provide comprehensive and high quality care for patients with cardiovascular needs. La Mirada, CA (PRWEB)

2015-05-28 23:00:28

External Counterpulsation also known as EECP or ECP, is a great treatment to help patients with Angina.

2015-05-26 12:25:47

Retrospective Study Examines 50 cc IABPs versus 40 cc IABPs in Real World Practice WAYNE, N.J., May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Maquet Getinge Group announced today the publication

2015-05-26 08:32:46

Live Case Presented at EuroPCR Conference PLEASANTON, Calif., May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Thoratec Corporation (NASDAQ: THOR), a world leader in mechanical circulatory support therapies

2015-05-26 08:28:45

Angiogenic Cardiovascular Gene Therapy: The Beauty of Biology and the Power of Regenerative Medicine SAN DIEGO, May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Angionetics Inc., a majority-owned subsidiary

2015-05-24 23:00:50

The Northern California Medical Associates Cardiovascular Services offers regular cardiovascular screening tests and is committed to educating patients about heart and stroke prevention to highlight

2015-05-23 23:00:51

Results of intelligent, wireless, left-heart, implantable, hemodynamic monitor will be presented at the Heart Failure Conference in Sevilla, Spain (May 23-26, 2015). Michigan,

2015-05-22 08:26:46

First Positive Regulatory Agency Determination for a PCSK9 Inhibitor THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN) today announced that the Committee for Medicinal

2015-05-20 20:24:19

Highlights: SINGAPORE, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- QT Vascular Ltd., together with its subsidiaries ("QT Vascular" or the "Group"), a global company engaged in the design,


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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Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).