Latest Myocardial perfusion imaging Stories

2011-06-22 08:00:00

SAN DIEGO, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardium Therapeutics (NYSE Amex: CXM) today announced the selection of the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Nuclear Cardiology Core Laboratory (Cedars-Sinai Core Laboratory), Los Angeles, California, to serve as the central core lab for the Company's Generx ASPIRE clinical study.

2011-06-15 08:00:00

SAN DIEGO, June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardium Therapeutics (NYSE Amex: CXM) today announced that it has received clearance from the Russian Ministry of Health and Social Development to commence a Phase 3 registration study for the Company's Generx(TM) (alferminogene tadenovec, Ad5FGF-4) biologic product candidate.

2011-05-17 12:19:13

A reduction by half in the radiation dose to which cardiac patients are exposed during diagnostic perfusion imaging is now "feasible", according to an Israeli study.

2011-02-09 09:06:28

Cardiac imaging tests, such as CT scans could be putting heart attack patients at a higher risk of cancer.

2011-02-07 16:44:34

Exposure to low-dose radiation from cardiac imaging and other procedures after a heart attack is associated with an increased risk of cancer.

2010-11-15 15:49:28

Multiple testing with the cardiac diagnostic imaging technique of myocardial perfusion imaging is common, and in many patients is associated with a high cumulative estimated radiation dose.

2010-06-08 12:17:47

Molecular imaging of severe heart disease can sometimes lead to false negative results, but doctors can better catch disease with computer analysis of blood flow to the heart.

2010-06-08 11:59:07

Study finds that a molecular imaging agent combined with post-scan image processing technology could result in crisper pictures of the heart.

2010-06-01 08:44:00

Recommendations could lower radiation exposure in 50% of myocardial perfusion imaging patients by 2014 BETHESDA, Md., June 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New recommendations published by the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (www.asnc.org) could significantly lower radiation exposure for patients undergoing myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) procedures.

2010-05-11 11:53:05

Special issue of journal explores controversy, calls for more balance.

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