Latest Coronary catheterization Stories
In the future you may hear the doctor say: "Give me your arm and I'll do some heart surgery."
NEW ORLEANS, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients with acute coronary syndromes who undergo angiography or angioplasty and stent procedures have similar probability of survival whether their arteries are accessed radially (via the wrist) or femorally (via the groin, or upper leg); however, when patients are suffering from a major heart attack, there is significant survival benefit if the heart arteries are accessed radially.
Heart patients in the Lower Hudson Valley have recognized Good Samaritan Hospital's Cary L. Hirsch, M.D., F.A.C.C as one of America's Most Compassionate Doctors, and have voted him a coveted Patients' Choice Award for 2011.
FRANKLIN, Mass., April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PLC Systems Inc.
On International Women's Day (8th March), the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) is calling for action to reduce the gender disparities that are currently resulting in women receiving second rate cardiovascular (CV) care.
NATICK, Mass., March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced it has received CE Mark for its OMEGA(TM) Platinum Chromium Bare-Metal Coronary Stent System, the Company's third-generation coronary stenting technology.
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.
WASHINGTON, March 1, 2011, /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) announced the publication of recommendations for assessing and improving program quality at percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) programs at cardiac facilities.
NATICK, Mass., Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced its launch of the PROMUS(Â®) Element(TM) Everolimus-Eluting Coronary Stent System and TAXUS(Â®) Element(TM) Paclitaxel-Eluting Coronary Stent System in India.
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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