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IMAGING Management

Imaging for Chest Pain - New Recommendations

2016 25 Jan

The American College of Cardiology and American College of Radiology have released new recommendations for diagnosing chest pain in the emergency department. The document outlines appropriate use of diagnostic imaging in 20 fundamental clinical scenarios for emergency imaging for chest pain.The clinical scenarios are broken down into leading critical... Read more

Cardiology Management

In-Hospital Heart Attack: Higher Risk of Death?

2014 17 Nov

Patients who experienced a certain type of heart attack while hospitalised for conditions other than acute coronary syndromes were at greater risk of death, compared to patients brought into a hospital for treatment following a heart attack, according to results of a new study published in JAMA.The study was conducted by Prashant Kaul, MD, of the University... Read more

Cardiology Management

GSK: Heart Drug Darapladib Fails Trial Again

2014 13 May

GlaxoSmithKline has announced that its innovative heart drug darapladib has failed reduce heart attacks or other major cardiac events in patients suffering acute coronary syndrome.This marks a further disappointment for the heart medicine that has previously failed to pass a late-stage trial for patients with well-treated heart disease. GSK’s President... Read more


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