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Latest Coronary catheterization Stories

2013-03-12 22:59:56

A clot-busting therapy may benefit some heart attack patients who cannot have immediate angioplasty.

CCTA Scan Used To Determine Risk Of Heart Attack
2013-02-21 07:39:52

A study rreports that CCTA scans may be used as a reliable, noninvasive alternative to traditional coronary angiography for assessing risk of heart attack in patients with no medically modifiable risk factors.

2012-12-18 05:03:21

The Helmsley Charitable Trust funds revolutionary robotic heart equipment at Sanford Sioux Falls, SD and Aberdeen, SD (PRWEB) December 17, 2012

2012-12-07 11:50:46

Although there is a widespread belief among physicians that the exercise treadmill test (ETT) is not reliable in evaluating the heart health of women, UC Davis researchers have found that the test can accurately predict coronary artery disease in women over the age of 65.

2012-08-29 06:56:58

An ultra-fast, 320-detector computed tomography (CT) scanner can accurately sort out which people with chest pain need – or don't need – an invasive procedure such as cardiac angioplasty or bypass surgery to restore blood flow to the heart.

2012-08-27 19:46:31

Data presented today from the prospective Determination of Fractional Flow Reserve by Anatomic Computed Tomographic Angiography (DeFACTO) study show that, when compared to standard coronary angiography (CT), the non-invasive assessment of fractional flow reserve by computed tomography (FFRct) provides a more accurate determination of which lesions require invasive evaluation.


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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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