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2010-06-03 11:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Masimo (Nasdaq: MASI), the inventor of Pulse CO-Oximetry(TM) and Measure-Through Motion and Low Perfusion pulse oximetry, announced today that a new clinical study published online in the German pediatric journal, Klinische Padiatrie, showed that adding Masimo SET pulse oximetry screening to the physical examination of newborns was an effective method to achieve early diagnosis of critical congenital heart disease (CHD).

2010-03-14 08:00:00

ATLANTA, March 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Siemens Healthcare addresses the clinical and business needs of cardiology service lines at the 59th Annual Scientific Session of the American College of Cardiology (ACC), March 14-16 in Atlanta, in booth #1018.

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2010-03-02 08:45:00

Each year, two in every 100,000 young athletes succumb to sudden cardiac death, fueling a debate over what constitutes a comprehensive health screening prior to sports participation.

2009-12-14 18:26:00

LONDON, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2009 Frost & Sullivan European Product Quality Leadership Award in the Ultrasound Market is conferred on SonoScape.

2009-11-24 08:20:00

MORRISVILLE, N.C., Nov. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) has released the initial results of a survey about the impact of the 2010 CMS Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) on patients and practices.

2009-11-15 12:57:06

To best detect early signs of life-threatening heart defects in young athletes, screening programs should include both popular diagnostic tests, not just one of them, according to new research from heart experts at Johns Hopkins.


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Echocardiogram
2013-07-29 11:11:00

An echocardiogram is a test that, much like an ultrasound, uses sound waves to create a moving image of the heart. The most common type of echocardiogram is performed transthoracic, meaning the image is taken through a probe against the chest. A TTE does not involve radiation and is a very safe procedure. A cardiac sonographer will put a gel on the patient's chest and move the transducer around different areas, including directly anterior to the breastbone, inferior and lateral to the right...

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