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congenital heart disease

How a Ventricular Septal Defect was Treated

A patient with a rare congenital heart deformity gets a new lease on life, thanks to a successful operation performed by a team…
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The Popularity of Wearable ECG Readers

Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are the leading cause of death in the world and it will increase to 23.3 million by 2030 as reported…
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FDA clears AliveCor’s Heart Monitor App

Mobile technology is being extensively used by biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies to devise functional, affordable and accurate apps for the early detection of…
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GE’s Pocket-sized Echocardiogram Device

The next generation, pocket sized ultrasound gadget with dual probe Vscan was recently launched by GE Healthcare (a fundamental unit of General Electric…
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Global ECHO Project for Rural India

The burden of poorly diagnosed or untreated cardiovascular ailments is fairly high across the globe; but the statistics are even alarming in certain…
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Robotic Echocardiography for Heart Patients

Investigators and scientists are experimenting with robotics for the past few years. In fact in many fields of diagnostic and therapeutic medicine, robotics…
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Coronary Angiography with CT Scan Explained

What is coronary angiography using CT scan? Currently we have modern way to study within the cardiovascular system without interference by catheter. (CTCA) procedure…
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ECG T-Shirts for Preventing Heart Attacks

Israeli startup HealthWatch is joining the wearable technology trend with a wearable and washable electrocardiogram (ECG)—a T-shirt that can read and monitor a…
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Growth Prospects of the Global ECG Market

The global diagnostic electrocardiograph (ECG) market will reach $5.435 million by 2020, according to a new report by MarketsandMarkets. Estimates point to a…
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How Telemedicine Drives Healthcare Delivery

Telemedicine has a great deal of promise in increasing patients’ access to care and reducing costs, but issues with billing and standards of…
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