Minimal coronary artery calcification is not a predictor of ischaemic stroke
New findings from the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) show that minimally elevated coronary artery calcification (CAC) is associated... Read more
Aortic calcification can help predict post-TAVR mortality
Researchers in France have developed a new scoring system, based on thoracic aortic calcification (TAC), to predict one-year cardiovascular... Read more
Heart failure: the Alzheimer’s disease of the heart?
Desmin is a protein found in the cell’s “skeleton,” or supporting structure, and is known as intermediate filaments. New Johns Hopkins-led... Read more
Walk test for predicting cognitive dysfunction after heart surgery
Cognitive deterioration is a common occurrence after major surgery, especially among older patients. New research shows the distance a patient... Read more
Artificial Intelligence: a next way forward for healthcare
Chelsea Beecher serves as the Director of Development for the American Heart & Stroke Association in New York City. She led the launch of STEM Goes Red in New York City and received the Innovator of the Year Award in 2018 for this initiative. STEM Goes Red aims to empower young women to pursue science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM)... Read more
Robots were first used in cardiovascular medicine in the late 1990s as a part of the digital revolution . Since then, robotics have been applied to endovascular surgery, minimally invasive cardiac surgery, and interventional cardiology, to name a few fields. Robots give medical professionals the ability to diagnose, treat, and intervene more... Read more
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Most people don't think much about stethoscopes but the fact is that this tool, so commonly associated with doctors, is at a crossroads. Having been in use for nearly two centuries, the stethoscope is in the midst of a debate with respect to its utility in healthcare. Over the years, medical technology has advanced to a great extent. The sounds... Read more
Xenon limits brain damage following cardiac arrest
Xenon and brain injury. Xenon, a chemically inert but biologically... Read more
The Affidea Effect: A Global Dose Data Management System
As the biggest independent provider of advanced diagnostic imaging services... Read more
Lung Protective Ventilation - Twinstream® Pulsatile Bi-Level Ventilation (P-BLV)
The Twinstream® ventilator (Carl Reiner GMBH, Vienna, Austria) is an... Read more
The CNAP® Monitor represents the next generation of noninvasive patient monitoring by merging the advantages of noninvasive, risk‐free methods with the benefits of continuity in the same accuracy as invasive standards. The advanced parameter set enables...
The Task Force® Monitor is the all‐in‐one workstation for continuous noninvasive hemodynamic and autonomic assessment. It is the state‐of‐the‐art diagnostic tool to study syncope and autoregulation of blood pressure and has further established as an...