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2012-01-03 12:24:39

Leading societies provide practical guide for 3DE For the first time, a joint committee of the European Association for Echocardiography and the American Society of Echocardiography have issued recommendations on image acquisition using three-dimensional echocardiography (3DE). 'The EAE/ASE Recommendations for Image Acquisition and Display Using Three-Dimensional Echocardiography', are available in the January 2012 issue of the Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography (JASE),...

2011-12-07 14:38:08

"Up until now infarct size has only been measured as part of clinical studies and not in routine clinical practice. The reason being that the reference method of gadolinium based contrast agents in MRI is expensive, takes a great deal of time to perform, and can only be undertaken by imaging specialists," explains EAE president Dr Luigi Badano, from the University of Padua, Italy. "The advantages of STE over MRI is that it's far quicker to use, cheaper, and can be used by cardiologists at the...

2011-12-07 14:36:01

One study presented at the meeting, which is being held in Budapest, Hungary, 7 to 10 December, reports on an initiative using echocardiography to document early warning signs of adverse effects from trastuzumab (Herceptin ®)´, while the other uses echocardiography to evaluate the protective role of ACE inhibitors and statins on the hearts of cancer patients². "These studies open the way for the early identification of myocardial damage at the subclinical level, thereby...

2011-08-10 00:00:31

Oakworks ® Inc. America's premier manufacturer of Medical, Spa, Massage tables and patient positioning devices announces its alliance with Sound Ergonomics, LLC in the development and launch of an advanced series of ergonomically designed ultrasound exam tables designed to improve working conditions for sonographers and results for facilities. New Freedom, PA (PRWEB) August 09, 2011 OAKWORKS®, Inc., the premier U.S. manufacturer of medical, spa, and massage equipment, announces the...

2011-07-13 12:42:21

An ultrasound test can tell if people with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and heart disease are at risk of heart attack or death, according to new research reported in Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging, an American Heart Association journal. Stress echocardiography, better known as a "stress echo," is an ultrasound of the heart during rest and stress that determines risk of heart attack and death in patients with known or suspected blockages in the blood vessels supplying the...


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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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