Latest Coronary catheterization Stories
While all heart attacks have the potential to be deadly, one type is referred to as the “widow maker” because of its high risk of death.
A clot-busting therapy may benefit some heart attack patients who cannot have immediate angioplasty.
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.
The Helmsley Charitable Trust funds revolutionary robotic heart equipment at Sanford Sioux Falls, SD and Aberdeen, SD (PRWEB) December 17, 2012
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.
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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