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Cardiology Management

GW-ICC & APHC 2016

2016 13 Oct

The focus of GW-ICC has been elevated to a new level since 2000. Today’s Congress attaches heavy emphasis on cross-disciplinary integration and research on areas such as cardiovascular diseases and endocrinology, diabetes, neurology, examination, psychology, medical imaging, among others. This development has led to the progress of many unique Chinese... Read more

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How ‘Echo Boost’ Can Help Optimize Echo Examinations

2016 19 Jan

1. Background:  Extensive clinical diagnosis experience has been obtained within the field of myocardium disease, coronary disease, valve disease, cardiac tumor and congenital disease by echo practitioners, making echocardiography to emerge as a rather common practice within the last couple of decades. Technologies such as B-mode, Mmode, Color Doppler... Read more

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2D Echo Tissue Tracking with Quantitative Analysis

2016 19 Jan

1. Background   Since the invention of echocardiography in 1950, echo practitioners are consistently contributing to this non-invasive, easy and commonly used technology, for cardiac anatomy visualization and physical activity observation. Due to valuable clinical benefits, echocardiography is highly used and recommended by echocardiologists. From... Read more

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Mindray Selected Exclusive Corporate Sponsor of ASE Foundation's Humanitarian Mission to Vietnam

2015 02 Sep

HA NOI, Vietnam--( BUSINESS WIRE )-- Mindray , one of the world's leading developers of cardiac ultrasound technologies, is proud to announce that it was exclusively selected for the American Society of Echocardiography Foundation’s (ASEF) humanitarian mission in Hanoi, Vietnam, held August 17-22, 2015. Mindray was chosen as the exclusive partner for... Read more

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Imaging Techniques Produce Heart Model

2015 30 Jun

Experts from Spectrum Health Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital have integrated echocardiography and computed tomography (CT) to produce a three-dimensional anatomic model of a patient’s heart. The findings were presented at the CSI 2015 - Catheter Interventions in Congenital, Structural and Valvular Heart Diseases Congress in Frankfurt, Germany and the... Read more

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Cardiovascular Imaging in Europe - Who Does What?

2015 18 May

Demand for cardiovascular imaging (CVI) continues to increase due to changes in CV disease epidemiology and ageing of the population. However, reliable statistics on CVI practice in Europe are lacking. In 2013, the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (EACVI) and the European Society of Cardiology conducted a survey to gather as much current... Read more

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US Guidance: Cardiac Screening in Low Risk Adults Ineffective

2015 24 Mar

The American College of Physicians has issued new guidance stating that adults without symptoms and who are at low risk of developing coronary artery disease should not be screened for heart disease with resting or stress electrocardiography, stress echocardiography, or stress myocardial perfusion imaging. 1 “Cardiac screening in adults at low risk... Read more

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Point-of-Care Ultrasound: Potential and Limitations

2015 16 Feb

Ultrasound was not widely used outside  the radiology suite or echocardiography laboratory 20 years ago. More recently, ultrasound has become common in emergency departments (EDs), perioperative care units, acute care floors in the hospital and in clinics. It is routinely used by physicians and advanced practice providers with variable training for... Read more

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Echocardiography Quality Initiatives Promote Value-Based Care Delivery

2014 27 Jul

Ensuring appropriate use of cardiovascular (CV) imaging is an increasingly important aspect of medical decision-making and care delivery. Given the continuing escalation of U.S. healthcare expenditures, choosing "the right test for the right patient at the right time" has never been more relevant.  While appropriate use criteria (AUC) for CV imaging... Read more