Search Tag: cardiac magnetic resonance

IMAGING Management

New Cardiac Imaging More Accurate By Removing Need To Breathe

2016 17 May

A new technique for cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) imaging can improve accuracy by removing patients’ need to breathe, as the lack of motion allows acquisition of higher quality images in less time, according to research presented at EuroCMR 2016 in Florence, Italy. “In many imaging techniques, but particularly in CMR, you need a relatively long... Read more

Cardiology Management

Prevalence of ‘Silent’ Heart Attacks

2015 10 Nov

According to a study published in JAMA, the prevalence of myocardial scars was nearly 8 percent, of which nearly 80 percent were unrecognised by electrocardiography or clinical evaluation. While ischaemic heart disease continues to be an important public health concern, a large proportion of MIs remain clinically unrecognised. It is thus important to... Read more

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