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Cardiology Management

COVID-19 Induced Heart Damage May Improve With Time

2020 18 Sep

Some patients infected with COVID-19 suffer from lung and heart damage. Some of these patients require admission to the ICU with support from mechanical ventilation and the use of inotropic medications. Even after discharge, some of these patients remain symptomatic. However, findings from a new study show that even though some patients with COVID... Read more

Cardiology Management

Common Heart Drugs Linked With Less Heart Damage from Cancer Therapy

2019 07 Dec

Cancer patients receiving common heart drugs have less heart damage from cancer therapy, according to research presented at EuroEcho 2019, a scientific congress of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). For every ten patients with breast or haematological cancer treated with heart drugs, one case of cardiotoxicity could be avoided. "Our... Read more

Executive Health Management

Putting Medical Radiation Protection First

2019 26 Aug

Summary: How a European Society of Radiology flagship initiative is addressing quality and safety in medical imaging.    EUROSAFE IMAGING has celebrated five years of success in its mission to support and strengthen medical radiation protection across Europe. Through its Stars network, EUROSAFE IMAGING makes efforts to give radiation protection... Read more

Cardiology Management

Potential heart damage from breast cancer treatments

2018 06 Feb

Some breast cancer therapies may cause damage to the heart, making it necessary for healthcare providers to draw up strategies to prevent or minimise the damage, according to a new scientific statement from the American Heart Association published in its journal Circulation. AHA notes that breast cancer survivors, especially older women over the... Read more

Cardiology Management

Recognising the 'Subtle Symptoms' Before a Heart Attack

2017 14 Feb

Chest pain may be the most common symptom of a heart attack but there are other, subtle symptoms that can occur hours, days, even weeks before a heart attack, according to a Stony Brook expert. See Also : Insomnia and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease Pamela Kostic, RN, CCCC, Stony Brook Heart Institute Certified Cardiovascular Care Coordinator,... Read more

Cardiology Management

#euroecho: Cancer Drugs Encapsulation Reduces Heart Damage

2014 05 Dec

Echocardiography detects early deterioration of heart function allowing prevention medication to be given Austrian researchers have shown that a new technique which wraps chemotherapy drugs in a fatty cover (called a liposome) reduces heart damage, in a study presented today at EuroEcho-Imaging 2014 by Professor Jutta Bergler-Klein and Professor Mariann... Read more