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Younger Women Heart Disease Diabetes
2013-11-01 08:35:02

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online New research from John Hopkins University has found that young or middle-aged women with type 2 diabetes carry much greater risk for coronary artery disease than was previously understood. As a general rule, women under the age of 60 are much less likely to have coronary artery disease than men of the same age. Unfortunately, for women of the same age who have type 2 diabetes, their risk of coronary artery disease quadruples,...

2013-10-28 23:02:39

The Cardiac Catheterization Lab at The Mount Sinai Hospital Launches United States’ Use of Diamondback 360® Coronary Orbital Atherectomy System to Reduce Severe Arterial Calcium Prior to Cardiac Stents. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 Leading interventional cardiologists at The Mount Sinai Hospital are the first in the world to use a newly U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved device for the treatment of severely calcified coronary arteries before the placement of...

2013-10-28 08:28:49

- Demonstrated Lack of Late Lumen Loss Progression Over 18 Months in Conjunction with Excellent Tissue Healing - DURHAM, N.C., Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Micell Technologies, Inc. today announced that imaging and clinical results from the DESSOLVE I and DESSOLVE II trials of its MiStent Sirolimus Eluting Absorbable Polymer Coronary Stent System (MiStent SES(®)) were presented at the 25th Annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) Conference held in San...

2013-10-21 08:29:25

- Corus® CAD is Effective in Excluding the Diagnosis of Obstructive Coronary Artery Disease in the Primary Care Setting and Helps Reduce Unnecessary Healthcare Expense - PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CardioDx, Inc., a molecular diagnostics company specializing in cardiovascular genomics, today announced results of a multi-center, real-world registry study demonstrating the clinical utility of Corus® CAD, a blood-based gene expression test, in the evaluation of...

2013-10-16 16:23:22

Assessment of 377 asymptomatic patients reveals non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) proves to be a stronger indicator than age, smoking, gender, or other traditional risk factors KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the most common liver disease in the United States and other Western countries, affecting up to a third of the general population, and in most cases causing no signs or symptoms. NAFLD is the most...

2013-10-15 16:26:12

Angioplasty and bypass surgery can lead to similar longterm benefits, finds study led by Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute researchers published in Journal of the American Medical Association KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For patients with diabetes and coronary artery disease in more than one artery, treatment with coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery provided slightly better health status and quality of life between six months and two...

2013-10-10 23:18:53

A Childhood Cancer Survivors Study led by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital suggests that reducing risk factors like hypertension might lower the risk of heart disease for survivors as they age MEMPHIS, Tenn. – (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 -- For childhood cancer survivors, risk factors associated with lifestyle, particularly hypertension, dramatically increase the likelihood of developing serious heart problems as adults, according to a national study led by St. Jude Children’s...

2013-10-10 08:29:32

- Corus® CAD Has Potential to Reduce Cardiac Diagnostic Costs in Women by More Than $500 per Patient - PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CardioDx, Inc., a molecular diagnostics company specializing in cardiovascular genomics, today announced results of two studies indicating that Corus(®) CAD, a blood-based gene expression test, may help reduce unnecessary cardiac testing and costs by aiding clinician decision-making in the evaluation of women with symptoms...

2013-10-08 16:25:00

Study released at Vascular Interventional Advances scientific conference today KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Data from a study led by researchers at Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute showed marked, long-term improvement in health status in patients suffering from peripheral artery disease treated with the S.M.A.R.T. Nitinol Self-Expandable Stent. The study was sponsored by Cordis Corporation, (Fremont, Calif.), manufacturer of the S.M.A.R.T....

2013-10-03 23:33:03

Dr. Howard Walpole Presents The Science Of Cardiac Stem Cell Therapy And Discusses The Needs From Local Businesses For Running The Cath Lab Freeport, The Bahamas (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 Okyanos Heart Institute, whose mission is to bring a new standard of care and better quality of life to patients with coronary artery disease using cardiac stem cell therapy, has announced that they will be hosting a free educational seminar for the business community and all other interested individuals...


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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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