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2013-06-12 23:21:18

Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center and The Heart House participate in clinical study to determine whether a patient´s own stem cells can relieve chronic chest pain caused by coronary artery disease. Camden, New Jersey (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center and The Heart House are participating in a clinical study to determine whether a patient´s own (autologous), adult, stem cells are safe and can relieve chronic chest pain caused by coronary artery disease, as...

2013-06-11 14:06:05

Molecular imaging technique detects arterial disease in the heart earlier and in finer detail than other leading imaging methods Coronary artery disease (CAD) is one of the world´s most prevalent and silent killers. Positron emission tomography (PET), which images miniscule abnormalities in cellular metabolism, can tip off clinicians about cardiac disasters waiting to happen– including sudden death from a heart attack–better than standard angiography, researchers revealed...

2013-05-30 23:26:59

Chief Medical Officer Dr. Howard Walpole, Jr. Speaks At Healthcare Practice And Patient Management Symposium For The American College of Cardiology FREEPORT, The Bahamas, May 29, 2013 (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 FREEPORT, The Bahamas, May 29, 2013 — Okyanos Heart Institute, whose mission it is to bring a new standard of care and better quality of life to patients with chronic coronary artery disease using cardiac stem cell therapy, announces that Chief Medical Officer Howard Walpole Jr.,...

2013-05-22 10:10:18

A drug commonly used to treat depression and anxiety may improve a stress-related heart condition in people with stable coronary heart disease, according to researchers at Duke Medicine. Compared with those receiving placebo, people who took the antidepressant escitalopram (sold as Lexapro) were more than two-and-a-half times less likely to have mental stress-induced myocardial ischemia (MSIMI), a heart condition brought on by mental stress. The findings, published in the May 22/29, 2013...

2013-05-20 23:19:09

Allegheny General Hospital (AGH) in Pittsburgh has been selected to join the ABSORB III clinical trial, a multi-center international study exploring a unique bioresorbable vascular scaffold (BVS), a small mesh tube that is designed to open a blocked artery and then fully dissolve over time, leaving the vessel free of a permanent metallic implant. The FDA-approved study of the drug-eluting AbsorbTM BVS, made by healthcare company Abbott, is expected to enroll approximately 2,250 patients...


Latest Coronary artery disease Reference Libraries

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...

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