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Cardiology Management

Intravascular ultrasound for detection of acute aortic syndrome

2018 24 Apr

Acute aortic syndrome (AAS) includes classic aortic dissection, aortic intramural haematoma, and penetrating atherosclerotic ulcer. These conditions often have similar clinical manifestations, creating diagnostic difficulties. A new study, published in the journal Cardiovascular Innovations and Applications, presents a case of a patient with aortic... Read more

Cardiology Management

Study Shows Efficacy of Intravascular Ultrasound-guided PCI

2017 17 Jan

A systemic review published in American Heart Journal shows the utility of intravascular ultrasound (IVUS)-guided percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) for drug-eluting stent (DES) implantation in patients with complex coronary lesions. IVUS-guided PCI for complex lesions is associated with a significant reduction in major adverse cardiac events,... Read more