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Latest Research News on Endomyocardial Fibrosis : Jan 2022

Endomyocardial Fibrosis: an Update After 70 Years Purpose of Review This review aims at highlighting the need to better understand the pathogenesis and natural history of endomyocardial fibrosis when set against its changing endemicity and disease burden, improvements in diagnosis, and new options for clinical management. Recent Findings Progress in imaging diagnostic techniques and availability…
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January 22, 2022 0

Latest Research News on echocardiography : Jan 2022

The history of echocardiography Following a brief review of the development of medical ultrasonics from the mid-1930s to the mid-1950s, the collaboration between Edler and Hertz that began in Lund in 1953 is described. Using an industrial ultrasonic flaw detector, they obtained time-varying echoes transcutaneously from within the heart. The first clinical applications of M-mode…
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January 21, 2022 0

Latest Research News on Coronary artery disease : Jan 2022

Pathophysiology of Coronary Artery Disease During the past decade, our understanding of the pathophysiology of coronary artery disease (CAD) has undergone a remarkable evolution. We review here how these advances have altered our concepts of and clinical approaches to both the chronic and acute phases of CAD. Previously considered a cholesterol storage disease, we currently…
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January 20, 2022 0

Latest Research News on Open Heart Surgery : Dec 2020

EFFECT OF APROTININ ON NEED FOR BLOOD TRANSFUSION AFTER REPEAT OPEN-HEART SURGERY Of 22 patients undergoing repeat open-heart surgery through a previous median sternotomy wound 11 were randomised to receive the serine proteinase inhibitor aprotinin in high dosage (about 700 mg intravenously from the start of anaesthesia to the end of operation, depending on the…
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December 11, 2020 0

Latest Research News on Nuclear Cardiology : Nov 2020

Cardiac computed tomography: indications, applications, limitations, and training requirements: Report of a Writing Group deployed by the Working Group Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac CT of the European Society of Cardiology and the European Council of Nuclear Cardiology As a consequence of improved technology, there is growing clinical interest in the use of multi-detector row computed…
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November 24, 2020 0

LATEST NEWS ON HYPERTENSION : FEB – 2020

Hypertension Canada’s 2017 Guidelines for Diagnosis, Risk Assessment, Prevention, and Treatment of Hypertension in Adults Hypertension Canada provides annually updated, evidence-based guidelines for the diagnosis, assessment, prevention, and treatment of hypertension. This year, we introduce 10 new guidelines. Three previous guidelines have been revised and 5 have been removed. Previous age and frailty distinctions have…
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February 27, 2020 0

Latest Research on Hypertension: Jan – 2020

Hypertension Canada’s 2017 Guidelines for Diagnosis, Risk Assessment, Prevention, and Treatment of Hypertension in Adults Hypertension Canada provides annually updated, evidence-based guidelines for the diagnosis, assessment, prevention, and treatment of hypertension. This year, we introduce 10 new guidelines. Three previous guidelines are revised and 5 are removed. Previous age and frailty distinctions are removed as…
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January 22, 2020 0

Latest Research on Atrial Fibrillation: Jan – 2020

The surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation: II. Intraoperative electrophysiologic mapping and description of the electrophysiologic basis of atrial flutter and atrial fibrillation Computerized mapping of fibrillation was performed in animals and man. to review fibrillation during a systematic manner, we developed a clinically relevant experimental model of fibrillation . Chronic mitral regurgitation was created surgically…
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January 9, 2020 0