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2014-01-24 12:23:35

Focused ultrasound exam accurately identifies at-risk athletes BOSTON, Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A young athlete in seemingly excellent health dies suddenly from a previously undetected cardiovascular condition such as hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in nearly every U.S. state annually. Although these conditions can be detected using electrocardiography (ECG) during a screening exam, the American Heart Association recommends against routine use of ECG, because it has a...

2014-01-22 23:02:57

Wimbledon Health Partners (WHP), a leading on-site diagnostic testing company providing physicians’ vascular, echocardiogram and NCV testing recently signed an agreement with Axiom Associates that seeks to aggressively enhance the quality of life and promote wellness. Boca Raton, Florida (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Wimbledon Health Partners (WHP), a leading on-site diagnostic testing company providing physicians’ vascular, echocardiogram and NCV testing recently signed an agreement with...

2013-12-13 13:30:29

Conventional echocardiography is simple, accurate and cost effective Echocardiography with conventional M-mode and 2D modalities is a simple and cost effective way to increases the accuracy of pre-participation sports screening, according to research presented at EuroEcho-Imaging 2013 by Dr Alexander Kisko from Presov, Slovakia. EuroEcho-Imaging 2013 is the official annual meeting of the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (EACVI), a registered branch of the European Society...

2013-07-09 23:04:50

Transparency Market Research Published New "Ultrasound Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2012 - 2017" market research report to its report store. Browse the report; visit http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/ultrasound-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 Rise in the number of people suffering from chronic diseases is driving the demand for early diagnosis of disease, which is done through ultrasound. One of the...


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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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