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Cardiology Management

3D Imaging - The Future of Heart Surgery?

2016 23 Feb

In the not so far away future, it may be possible that a cardiac surgeon could repair a damaged heart with personalised parts that have been specially designed to fit the precise anatomy of a patient. This could be done without the use of any immune-suppressing drugs and by bypassing donor lists.  The concept may sound far-fetched today but in reality,... Read more

Cardiology Management

Tiny Chip Device to Transmit 3-D Images from Inside Heart Arteries

2014 20 Feb

A team of researchers has developed the technology for a catheter-based device that would be able to provide real time, 3-D imaging from inside a persons’ heart, coronary arteries and peripheral blood vessels.  This innovate device could offer better guidance during heart surgery and enable more clearing of clogged arteries to be done without... Read more