Can CMD Be Identified With High-Res CMR?

November 26, 2021

Can high-resolution cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) imaging techniques be used for the identification of coronary microvascular dysfunction (CMD)? That’s what researchers from the British Heart Foundation Centre of Excellence and King’s College London set out to determine, exploring whether quantitative perfusion techniques provide greater accuracy than visual analysis.

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Electrophysiology Of Heart And Arrhythmias

November 26, 2021

Electrophysiology is a study of the heart’s electrical system to test for abnormal heart rhythm. In this article, we will look at how electrophysiology can help to diagnose and potentially treat heart conditions and arrhythmias; covering the different cardiac electrophysiology procedures, how electrophysiology is performed, its benefits, and more.

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The Purpose Of Cardiac MRIs In Cardiovascular Imaging

November 26, 2021

Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans are used to diagnose a variety of heart conditions, including congenital heart disease, coronary heart disease, heart valve disease, cardiac tumors, and inherited heart conditions.

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What Is Myocardial Perfusion Imaging?

November 2, 2021

Myocardial perfusion imaging is an imaging test that can show if there is adequate blood flow to the heart and if the heart is pumping as it should be. It is important for the diagnosis and management of patients with known or suspected coronary artery disease (CAD).

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Can ML Help To Predict Long Term Mortality In TAVI Patients?

November 1, 2021

Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) is used for aortic valve stenosis treatment in high-risk patients and has now been extended to intermediate-risk patients. With the procedure still having an elevated mortality rate at five years, researchers from Italy’s Centro Cardiologico Monzino, University of Milan, and Politecnico di Milano set out to develop a new machine learning (ML) method that could identify the best predictors of five-year mortality after TAVI.

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How Accurate Is Cardiac Calcium Scoring?

November 1, 2021

A CT cardiac calcium scoring test, also known as a calcium scan, can be suitable for people between the ages of 40 and 70 who have an increased heart disease risk but are not showing any symptoms.

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The Potential Of AI In Cardiovascular Medicine And Imaging

November 1, 2021

The influence of artificial intelligence (AI) on cardiovascular medicine and imaging is growing, and showing increasing promise. That’s the conclusion drawn by researchers from London’s Imperial College and Ohio’s Cleveland Clinic, who have produced a review of AI in personalized cardiovascular medicine and cardiovascular imaging.

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