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Latest Computed tomography angiography Stories

2011-07-18 07:04:18

Coronary computed tomography angiography (CTA) is an effective way to diagnose kids with heart problems.

2011-07-01 06:53:04

Studies have shown that African Americans are at a greater risk of heart attacks, but what causes this?

2011-06-28 13:18:11

Researchers may have discovered one reason that African Americans are at increased risk for heart attacks and other cardiovascular events.

2011-05-26 06:55:40

A new study reveals having a CT angiography test leads to more prescriptions for medications, more tests, and more procedures.

2011-05-10 13:25:05

Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have found that computed tomography pulmonary angiography (CTPA), meant to improve detection of life-threatening pulmonary embolisms (PE), has led to over-diagnosis and over treatment of this condition.

2011-03-01 14:17:46

A new non-surgical post-mortem technique that has the potential to revolutionize the way autopsies are conducted around the world has been pioneered by forensic pathologists and radiologists at the University of Leicester in collaboration with the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust.

2011-01-18 19:21:08

Emergency medicine researchers with the University of Cincinnati (UC) are advocating a new strategy for diagnosing a common but dangerous condition in the emergency room.

2010-12-27 08:11:43

People who have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a sleep disorder associated with obesity, have more non-calcified or “bad” plaque in their coronary arteries, according to this study.

2010-12-06 07:42:22

Despite having lower amounts of coronary artery calcification, African Americans are at increased risk for heart attacks and other cardiovascular events compared with Caucasians.

2010-11-30 13:59:04

In a study being presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), researchers say they may have an explanation as to why African Americans, despite having lower amounts of coronary artery calcification, are at increased risk for heart attacks and other cardiovascular events compared with Caucasians.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.