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IMAGING Management

Study: CT Offers Measurement Tool for Arterial Plaque in Diabetic Patients

2014 23 Apr

The journal Radiology has published online the findings of a new multicenter study entitled "Coronary Artery Plaque Volume and Obesity in Patients with Diabetes: The Factor-64 Study." which investigates the role of CT in measuring arterial plaque. It appears that computed tomography (CT) angiography imaging of the coronary arteries provides a precise... Read more

Cardiology Management

World Premiere: New Device for Severely Calcified Arteries Offered to Patients

2013 04 Nov

The Mount Sinai Hospital’s leading interventional cardiologists are the premiering the use of a newly FDA approved device to treat gravely calcified coronary arteries before placing a cardiac stent on a blocked artery.The Diamondback 360® Coronary Orbital Atherectomy System is being introduced at The Mount Sinai Hospital’s Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory.... Read more


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