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Global COVID-19 Pandemic - Compelling Effects on Cardiovascular Medicine

2020 11 May

Summary: Quarantining and public interventions during the COVID-19 pandemic have raised concerns about a decrease in presentations for urgent and life-threatening cardiovascular diseases. Cardiovascular disease may remain undiagnosed for a longer duration. How can this be addressed? Introduction All members of the coronaviruses (CoV)... Read more

New Test Can Predict Sudden Cardiac Death in Haemodialysis Patients

2015 05 May

Dr. Akiyoshi Hashimoto, a cardiologist at Sapparo Medical University in Japan has developed a test that can predict sudden death in haemodialysis patients. The test uses a combination of nuclear medicine, C-reactive protein and ECG. The method was presented at ICNC 12 in Madrid, Spain. Dr Hashimoto explains that haemodialysis patients are at a higher... Read more