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2012-06-11 20:14:10

Molecular imaging study shows a therapy called adaptive servo-ventilation can improve important nerve function for patients with chronic heart failure Many chronic heart failure patients struggle with not just strenuous activity but even the essentials such as moderate exercise and normal breathing. Research revealed at the Society of Nuclear Medicine´s 2012 Annual Meeting presents an overnight breathing treatment called adaptive servo-ventilation as a potential protocol for...

2012-05-22 02:08:52

Gordon D. Rubenfeld, M.D., of the Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center, Toronto, Canada, and colleagues with the ARDS (acute respiratory distress syndrome) Definition Task Force, developed a new definition of ARDS (the Berlin Definition) that focused on feasibility, reliability, validity and objective evaluation of its performance. ARDS is a life-threatening lung condition that prevents enough oxygen from getting to the lungs and into the blood. Among the changes the panel proposed was a...


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