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2015-05-28 23:00:28

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

2015-05-27 23:08:55

New content discusses important health topics. (PRWEB) May 27, 2015 One of America's most cherished actors, James Earl Jones, will host an upcoming

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

2015-05-20 04:22:43

PARIS, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW), the global leader in the science of heart valves and hemodynamic monitoring, today announced that 30-day outcomes

2015-05-20 04:22:19

Compelling Results Presented at EuroPCR 2015 Add to Growing Body of Evidence Supporting Performance and Safety MARLBOROUGH, Mass., May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study evaluating the Boston

2015-05-19 08:40:51

IRVINE, Calif., May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW), the global leader in the science of heart valves and hemodynamic monitoring, today announced that in

2015-05-19 08:39:50

PARIS, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW), the global leader in the science of heart valves and hemodynamic monitoring, today announced that the first high-risk

2015-05-18 16:27:47

LOS ANGELES, May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Good Samaritan Hospital is one of the first hospitals in California to offer patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (a-fib) an alternative

2015-05-15 08:26:26

SAN DIEGO, May 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Angionetics Inc., a majority-owned operating unit of Taxus Cardium Pharmaceuticals Group (Symbol: CRXM), today announced a presentation at the 18(th)

2015-05-15 08:26:22

WATCHMAN offers patients with atrial fibrillation alternative to warfarin therapy ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 15, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Michigan Frankel Cardiovascular


Latest Circulatory system 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...

Precordial Thump
2012-12-31 12:53:08

The precordial thump is an application of mechanical energy through a calculated strike to the torso when in a specific fatal heart rhythm. This procedure is used in very specific circumstances by highly trained health professionals with ACLS certifications. The Procedure While in the presence of a patient that is suffering a potentially fatal heart rhythm, a medical provider can strike a calculated point on the sternum to disrupt that rhythm. The energy transferred by the provider is...

Circulation (journal)
2012-06-04 14:21:01

Circulation is a scientific journal published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins on behalf of the American Heart Association. In 2008 the journal added six subspecialty publications: Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, Circulation: Heart Failure, Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging, Circulation: Cardiovascular Interventions, Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, and Circulation: Cardiovascular Genetics. Circulation publishes articles related to research in and the...

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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”).