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Philips Lumify handheld ultrasound technology – Life saving technology in pre-hospital setting

Recently physicians from the University of New Mexico treated a cardiac arrest patient with a hospital portable life-support system. Philips Lumify Handheld Ultrasound…
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FDA has approved Gadavist injection for Cardiac MRI in Adults

Recently, FDA has approved Gadavist injection for use in Cardiac MRI to assess myocardial perfusion in adult patients. Gadavist injection is the first…
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iPad helps physicians to have better visualization of heart

Real time educational video for training anesthesiologists is developed by the researchers of the Duke University which was revealed at the Anesthesiology 2012…
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East Asians predisposition to heart disease has new therapeutic paths

Over 500 million people worldwide carry a genetic mutation that disables a common metabolic protein called aldehyde dehydrogenase 2 or ALDH2. The mutation,…
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A Look at Medtronic’s New TAVR Device

Medtronic is set to roll out its newest CoreValve product, a next-generation transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) system. Named Evolut R, the device has…
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Surgery Planning via 3-D Printed Hearts

Hospitals in Sydney, Australia, will soon be printing life-size 3D replicas of the hearts of patients who are about to undergo complicated surgeries.…
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The heart disease in India: Matter of habit or predisposition?

Heart disease is not a single disorder or condition. There are several factors that increase the risk of heart diseases and associated conditions.…
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Heart Disease Detection via Cameras and Scanners

A new technology enables doctors to tell from your face whether you are at risk of cardiac disease. Specifically, it uses cameras and scanners…
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Dancing can fight with heart disease predisposition in Indians

As far back as 1959, medical researchers in Singapore already reported a higher incidence of coronary heart disease among Indians. Overseas research on…
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India Hospital Takes on Rare Heart Procedure

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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