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Use of imaging to guide heart attack treatment

2019 23 May

According to an expert consensus paper published in the European Heart Journal, imaging provides a more precise diagnosis of a heart attack that can be used to individualise treatment.  Currently, heart attacks are diagnosed and treated using coronary angiography. While invasive imaging can provide more detail of the arteries, its use is still... Read more

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NASCI Annual Meeting 2019

2019 14 Sep

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BSCI/BSCCT Spring Meeting 2019

2019 16 May

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Cardiologists and radiologists need to work together – IDoR 2018

2018 09 Nov

This year, the theme for the International Day of Radiology was cardiology. Special focus was given on the need for increased coordination between radiologists and cardiologists.   Cardiac imaging is a rapidly growing sub-specialty of diagnostic radiology. Cardiac radiologists perform imaging examinations using computed tomography (CT) and... Read more

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Growing use of hybrid imaging in ischaemic heart disease

2018 02 May

Recent advances in noninvasive cardiac imaging technologies have altered the diagnostic approach to patients with coronary artery disease (CAD). Improvements in hardware and software as well as the introduction of new hybrid scanners have allowed the performance of hybrid imaging in ischaemic heart disease, which is now widely adopted and also implemented... Read more

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Utility of artificial intelligence in cardiology

2018 25 Jan

A step forward for daily practice. Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools are proving their utility in the evolving field of cardiology. However, it's necessary that cardiologists understand their full potential in order to use them efficiently in the near future. Decision making in medicine Nowadays, the decision-making process in medicine is a... Read more

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Faster, Cheaper Cardiac Imaging Test for Developing Countries

2017 30 May

Results of the INCA-Peru study reveal the development of a faster and cheaper cardiac-imaging test that can be used in developing countries. Findings were presented at EuroCMR 2017. The new cardiac-imaging test is believed to be three times faster and costs less than one-fifth. The test also changed clinical management in nearly 33% of patients.... Read more