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2013-08-14 09:31:29

Doctors at Henry Ford Hospital have created a new route to the heart to implant an artificial heart valve by temporarily connecting major blood vessels that do not normally intersect. In a July 3 operation on 79-year-old Viola Waller of Charlevoix, physicians performed a world-first cardiac procedure when it became evident that other means would not work. "I knew of an experimental technique that had not yet been done in humans, and I had a patient with no other options who was failing...

2013-07-24 23:21:58

MarketResearchReports.Biz announces addition of new report “Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS) Market Report - 2013 Edition” to its database. Visit - http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis-details/intravascular-ultrasound-ivus-market-report-2013-edition. Albany, NY (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 Intravascular Ultrasound, one of the fastest growing segments of Interventional cardiology, is a diagnostic tool that is used to determine the structure of an artery segment. It uses a small...

2013-07-10 10:19:02

The increased use of cardiac catheterization in New York relative to Ontario appears related to selecting more patients at low risk of obstructive coronary artery disease, with the subsequent diagnostic yield (i.e., the proportion of tested patients in whom disease was diagnosed) of this procedure in New York significantly lower than in Ontario, according to a study in the July 10 issue of JAMA. "The continuing increase in health care expenditures is threatening the sustainability of the...

2013-07-10 10:08:29

New interventional cardiac catheterization services offered by U.S. hospitals generally duplicate existing programs and do not help patients gain access to timely emergency cardiac care, according to a new study. Examining new cardiac catheterization programs nationally from 2004 to 2008, researchers found the programs were most likely to be introduced in areas that had existing services, near populations that had higher rates of private health insurance and in states where there is little...

2013-07-09 23:29:31

International Leader in Cardiology to Help Advance Adult Stem Cell Therapy Treatment for Heart Disease Freeport, The Bahamas (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 Okyanos Heart Institute, whose mission it 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 Antonio Colombo, M.D., F.A.C.C. has joined the esteemed group of Okyanos’ medical advisory council members. Dr. Colombo is director of the Cardiac...


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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...

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