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IMAGING Management

Accurate Ultrasound Can Detect Cardiovascular Disease Early

2016 25 Mar

Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have discovered a new and more accurate way to distinguish between harmful and harmless plaque in the blood vessels by using ultrasound. This can help healthcare providers determine the risk of strokes and heart attacks – which means avoiding unnecessary surgery for many patients, the Swedish scientists said. In... Read more

Cardiology Management

Anti-Inflammatory Nanomedicine Reduces Atherosclerosis

2015 24 Feb

Researchers have developed nanometre-sized "drones" that deliver a special type of healing molecule to fat deposits in arteries, which could become a new way to prevent heart attacks caused by atherosclerosis. This research by scientists at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) and Columbia University Medical Center is published online in Science Translational... Read more

Cardiology Management

New Technique For Earlier CVD Diagnosis

2014 15 Dec

A new technique has been developed at Sweden's KTH Royal Institute of Technology that shows significant promise for early diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease.  Atherosclerosis is a common disorder that can lead to heart attacks and strokes. Doctors rely on ultrasonic grayscale images to visually assess vascular function as well as determine... Read more


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