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Cardiology Management

New Risk Assessment Score to Predict Sudden Cardiac Arrest

2017 02 Jul

A new risk assessment tool has been developed by a Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute investigator and his team. The tool can help physicians better predict who is most likely to suffer a cardiac arrest. The findings are published in the European Heart Journal. Sudden cardiac arrest is fatal in over 90% of patients. However, it can be prevented if patients... Read more

Cardiology Management

5 Tests for Better Heart-Disease Risk Prediction

2017 06 Apr

Five simple medical tests – an EKG, a limited CT scan, and three blood tests – together provide a broader and more accurate assessment of heart-disease risk than currently used methods, according to cardiologists at UT Southwestern Medical Center. The findings are published in the journal Circulation. See Also : How Diabetes Increases Heart Attack... Read more