Search Tag: revascularisation

Cardiology Management

Virtual Reality and The Final Frontier in Interventional Cardiology

2015 24 Nov

Virtual reality device was successfully used to guide recanalization of right coronary artery as reported by the Canadian Journal of Cardiology. Virtual reality (VR) is expected to revolutionise medicine and healthcare. Already, several medical specialties are using it to train physicians and assist diagnosis. It is believed that VR has tremendous potential... Read more

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Imaging IDs People at Risk for Stroke

2014 16 Sep

Results of a new modelling study published in Radiology showed that imaging could be a cost-effective tool for identifying people at risk for stroke who might benefit from aggressive intervention.The study evaluated people with asymptomatic carotid artery stenosis, a narrowing of the major blood vessels transporting blood to the head due to atherosclerosis... Read more

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ESC 2014: New Myocardial Revascularisation Guidelines

2014 02 Sep

One of the most important treatment principles in cardiology includes myocardial revascularisation by percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) or surgical placement of coronary artery bypass grafts (CABG). However, in order to use these principles effectively, it is important to identify patients who require revascularisation as well as accurately select... Read more

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STEMI Strategies: Personalised Patient Plans are Optimal

2014 30 May

Two types of treatments routinely save the lives of patients with ST-segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI): primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) and thrombolysis. At EuroPCR 2014, experts in the interventional cardiology community discussed the roles of these strategies in a Great Debate, for which ‘Primary PCI for STEMI: an emergency!”... Read more


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