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Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells in Cardiovascular Precision Medicine

2017 07 May

Induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) are derived from somatic cells obtained from human subjects. iPSCs can be used for disease modelling, drug screening, and regenerative therapy. iPSCs have the potential to revolutionise patient care as part of precision medicine tailored to the individual.   Derived from terminally differentiated cells,... Read more

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4th European Congress on eCardiology and eHealth 2017

2017 08 Nov

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SCAI 2017 - The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography & Interventions

2017 10 May

The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions is a 4,300-member professional organization representing invasive and interventional cardiologists in approximately 70 countries. SCAI's mission is to promote excellence in invasive/interventional cardiovascular medicine through physician and allied health professional education and representation,... Read more

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Redesigning Cardiovascular Service Line

2016 01 Jul

THE IMPORTANCE OF CULTURE When Minnesota Heart merged with University of ‏Minnesota Physicians, the cardiovascular service ‏line was branded and redesigned, which involved ‏integration of services across the academic medical centre ‏and community hospitals and clinics. HealthManagement.org spoke to Rebecca Stepan, who was Director for Clinical... Read more

IMAGING Management

BJR Publishes Recommendations for Accurate CT Diagnosis of Suspected Acute Aortic Syndrome (AAS)

2016 31 May

These open access recommendations are published on behalf of  The British Society of Cardiovascular Imaging (BSCI) and The British Society of Cardiovascular CT (BSCCT)   Acute aortic syndrome (AAS) is a life-threatening condition which requires urgent and immediate treatment. AAS can be diagnosed by using CT imaging, but it is important that... Read more

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Myocardial Fibrosis Identified as New Therapeutic Target

2016 17 May

Myocardial fibrosis could be a future therapeutic target after researchers found it correlated with adverse cardiovascular outcomes in patients with obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) referred for cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR). The study was presented today at EuroCMR 2016 by Dr Yaron Fridman, a cardiology fellow at the Heart and Vascular Institute,... Read more

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Heart Rhythm Congress 2016

2016 09 Oct

We look forward to welcoming delegates to the next HRC at the International Convention Centre (ICC) in Birmingham UK on  9-12 October 2016 . The largest heart rhythm event in the UK, Heart Rhythm Congress (HRC) provides unrivalled opportunity for health care professionals interested in the management of arrhythmias to share effective practice, show... Read more

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EuroCMR 2016

2016 12 May

The EuroCMR meeting has become the largest and most important CMR meeting in Europe with an increasing number of attendees, faculty and exhibitors from all over the world. Overall the meeting is now 2.5 days long including joint sessions with the other sections of the EACVI, with the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (SCMR), the European... Read more

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Accurate Ultrasound Can Detect Cardiovascular Disease Early

2016 25 Mar

Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have discovered a new and more accurate way to distinguish between harmful and harmless plaque in the blood vessels by using ultrasound . This can help healthcare providers determine the risk of strokes and heart attacks – which means avoiding unnecessary surgery for many patients, the Swedish scientists said.... Read more