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2014-08-01 08:24:28

PHILADELPHIA, August 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New title addresses the challenges and opportunities of anesthesia in non-traditional settings Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the availability of the first edition of Non-Operating Room Anesthesia (NORA), which focuses on the growing national trend to perform more...

2014-06-25 23:09:38

CathMaps+ App created to alleviate the anxiety of a second event. Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Danny Oberman experienced a “cardiac incident” in 2013. It changed his life – personally and professionally. He founded CathMaps+ to alleviate the anxiety around the risk of a second heart event. Oberman, Founder and CEO, is a technology expert. He used his experience and personal understanding of what it means to live with an elevated risk of a heart attack, to create a tool –...

2014-06-12 23:03:28

Record Numbers of SCAI Attendees Visit the ACE Booth at SCAI 2014 Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 The Accreditation for Cardiovascular Excellence (ACE) received acclaim during the 2014 Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) Scientific Sessions and Cath Lab Bootcamp in Las Vegas, NV, May 28-31, 2014. SCAI’s inaugural Cath Lab Leadership Boot Camp was a unique two-day educational event designed to address the needs of cath lab managers and directors and...

2014-05-29 23:18:36

New Performance Metrics Support Quality Standards for Interventional Cardiology Best Practices Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 The Accreditation for Cardiovascular Excellence (ACE) Board of Directors has just approved a new set of Performance Metrics for Cath PCI Accreditation. These metrics have been published and are now available for download on the ACE website (http://www.cvexcel.org) or are available in hard copy at the ACE booth at The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and...

2014-05-28 23:17:02

SCAI presentations will showcase ACE’s leadership in Cath Lab quality. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 The Accreditation for Cardiovascular Excellence (ACE) is proud to announce the participation of every ACE Board Member at the 2014 Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) Scientific Sessions in Las Vegas, NV, May 28-31, 2014. First, Charles E. Chambers, MD, FSCAI, President-Elect of SCAI and ACE Board Member, will kick-off SCAI’s inaugural Cath Lab...

2014-05-21 23:01:23

Life-Saving Cardiac App Finalist In 2014 APPY Awards San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 CathMaps+ has been named a Finalist in the 2014 Appy Awards, which is sponsored annually by MediaPost. The ‘Appys’ are dedicated to acknowledging creativity and excellence in app design. CathMaps+ was selected as a finalist in the category of mapping and location-based technology for its ability to locate the nearest cardiac catheterization lab (cath lab) anywhere in the world in case of a...

2014-05-21 12:08:36

EuroPCR Optimizing treatment strategies is dependent on resources and geography A Great Debate at EuroPCR 2014 saw experts discussing the role of the two most valuable strategies to save the lives of ST-segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) patients: primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) and thrombolysis. Both these are effective treatments that actively save lives, and when there is no option for primary percutaneous coronary intervention, thrombolysis is the...

2014-05-05 23:01:31

For 16 Consecutive Years Mount Sinai Awarded Highest “Two-Star” Rating by New York State Department of Health for Percutaneous Coronary Interventions (PCI) New York, NY (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 The Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory of Mount Sinai Heart at The Mount Sinai Hospital has once again received the highest “two-star” safety rating from the New York State Department of Health for its percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI) overall and in non-emergency cases. This marks the...

2014-04-15 14:43:23

Doctors at Henry Ford Hospital reached a medical milestone April 3, performing the 25th successful transcatheter valve replacement using a novel way to access the heart. Henry Ford is the only hospital in the United States performing the unique procedure called transcaval valve replacement, which accesses the heart by temporarily connecting major blood vessels. Northern Michigan resident Viola Waller, 80, underwent Henry Ford’s first transcaval procedure on July 3, 2013 when...

2014-04-11 08:25:11

DETROIT, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Doctors at Henry Ford Hospital reached a medical milestone April 3, performing the 25(th) successful transcatheter valve replacement using a novel way to access the heart. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140411/DE03523-INFO Henry Ford is the only hospital in the United States performing the unique procedure called transcaval valve replacement, which accesses the heart by temporarily connecting major blood vessels. Northern Michigan...


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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...

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