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Cardiology Management

#EHRA2019: ESCAPE-NET study - nifedipine increases risk of sudden cardiac arrest

2019 27 Mar

A new study by the European Sudden Cardiac Arrest network (ESCAPE-NET) has found that a widely used heart drug, nifedipine, is associated with an increased risk of out-of-hospital sudden cardiac arrest. Nifedipine is often used to treat high blood pressure and angina (chest pain). But ESCAPE-NET researchers urged caution when interpreting these results,... Read more

IMAGING Management

Ebit & DiA Imaging Analysis partner offering Advanced AI-based Cardiac Ultrasound Analysis

2019 26 Mar

DiA Imaging Analysis, a leading provider of artificial intelligence (AI)-powered ultrasound analysis tools, announced today that it has partnered with the Italian healthcare IT company Ebit (Esaote Group), to offer DiA’s LVivo Cardiac Toolbox as an integrated part of Ebit's SUITESTENSA CVIS (Cardiovascular Information System ) PACS. The... Read more

Cardiology Management

Machine learning tool to recognise cardiac arrest in emergency calls

2019 15 Feb

Emergency medical dispatchers fail to identify approximately 25% of cases of out of hospital cardiac arrest, thus lose the opportunity to provide the caller instructions in cardiopulmonary resuscitation. This study examined whether a machine learning framework could recognize out-of-hospital cardiac arrest from audio files of calls to the emergency... Read more

ICU Management

Imaging and intensive care medicine

2019 24 Jan

An evolving partnership A major evolution is underway involving critical care and imaging.  The intensive care patient population is changing. Increasingly intensive care units (ICUs) are treating older patients, with more comorbidities, and variable prognosis, at a time when family expectations are different and often with higher expectations... Read more

ICU Management

Using Point-Of-Care Ultrasound to Train the Intensivists of the Future

2016 24 Oct

Dr Kaushik Bhowmick regularly uses the X-Porte point-of-care ultrasound system in his daily practice  West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St Edmunds is using the latest generation point-of-care ultrasound system to help intensive care trainees develop their skills in cardiac and lung ultrasound, as consultant anaesthetist Dr Kaushik Bhowmick explained:... Read more

IMAGING Management

High Flying Point-of-Care Ultrasound

2016 20 Apr

Ultrasound technology is taking to the skies with the Essex Herts Air Ambulance Trust, a charity that provides a free, life-saving Helicopter Emergency Medical Service for the critically ill and injured of Essex, Hertfordshire and the surrounding areas.   Stuart Elms, Clinical Director of the Trust, explained: “We operate two helicopters crewed by... Read more

Cardiology Management

4th International Congress on Cardiac Problems in Pregnancy 2016

2016 27 Feb

The goals of “ The Fourth International Congress on Cardiac Problems in Pregnancy   (CPP) 2016″  are to continue advancing the knowledge and expertise of health care professionals around the globe by exchange of information, including unique clinical cases and debates, development of collaborative research both basic and clinical, discuss, adopt and... Read more

IMAGING Management

2D Echo Tissue Tracking with Quantitative Analysis

2016 19 Jan

1. Background   Since the invention of echocardiography in 1950, echo practitioners are consistently contributing to this non-invasive, easy and commonly used technology, for cardiac anatomy visualization and physical activity observation. Due to valuable clinical benefits, echocardiography is highly used and recommended by echocardiologists. From... Read more

Cardiology Management

Siemens delivers comprehensive tools to tackle perceived complexity around cardiac MR

2015 17 Sep

Siemens Healthcare is providing simple tools and advanced technology to help tackle the perception that cardiac MR is complex and unobtainable for widespread use. A range of innovative technology from Siemens Healthcare ensures the most difficult cardiac MR examinations can be simplified  Tackles misconceptions around cardiac... Read more