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Cardiology Management

New, Safer, Faster Heart Scan Technique

2015 14 Dec

Researchers at the Oxford University have developed a technique that could improve heart scans for patients and could provide more information about the heart as compared to traditional scans. The new technique will not require any injections and will be much safer and faster.  The research team, based at the Oxford Centre for Clinical Magnetic Resonance... Read more

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MRI Provides Insight After Heart Attack

2015 06 Oct

Researchers at Singapore's Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) have developed a computational method that uses MRI to assess the extent of damage to the left ventricle after a heart attack.  Teo Soo-Kng of the A*STAR Institute of High Performance Computing explains that heart attacks can be very complicated and in cases where the... Read more

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Carotid Artery MRI Predicts Strokes and Heart Attacks

2014 04 Mar

Figure 1. Transverse gadolinium-enhanced T1-weighted MR images obtained superior to the carotid artery bifurcation in a 72-year-old man. L = ICA lumen. (a) Low-signal-intensity calcium (arrow) and lipid core (arrowheads) can be seen. (b) Note contouring of the ICA. The outer adventitial wall (red), lipid core (blue), calcification (green), and vessel... Read more