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MONTREAL, June 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's leading researchers in cardiovascular medicine will present their most-recent findings at the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) 22nd Annual Scientific Sessions, June 11-14, 2011 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian today announced that Pravin M.
Abnormalities in cardiac conduction, the rate at which the heart conducts electrical impulses to contract and relax, are a major cause of death and disability around the world.
MIAMI BEACH, Fla., May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mount Sinai Medical Center is South Florida's leader in the treatment of heart disease, the nation's leading cause of death.
STAMFORD, Conn., March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ACC Booth # 2001 -- Further enhancing its cardiovascular reporting capabilities, FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. is pleased to announce the availability of its Intelligent Structured Reporting (ISR) technology.
For the one in 200 adults in Western societies born with congenital heart disease, adult survivors face a lifelong process of medical interactions.
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Two relatively simple methods, an ultrasound investigation and a blood test to measure the level of a substance known as BNP, can predict survival and future heart failure following acute coronary syndromes.
American Society of Echocardiography first to outline specific criteria to ensure process quality MORRISVILLE, N.C., Jan.
CHICAGO, Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- ZONARE Medical Systems, Inc., a developer of high-end ultrasound solutions, today announced a new software release for its z.one ultrasound platform here at the 96th Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Nov. 28 - Dec. 3, 2010.
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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