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The landscape of cardiovascular care is changing. In the cath lab alone, the shift in volume and type of diagnostic and interventional procedures has broadened the lab’s scope, increased demand...

In as much as the environment in which you live can affect your quality of life, so can the environment in which someone receives medical care affect patient outcome – at least in theory.

Cardiology fellows are expanding their knowledge in cardiovascular imaging. Not only do virtually all cardiology fellows get Level 2 training in echocardiography and many in nuclear cardiology but...

Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, a University of Pennsylvania Health System hospital, is rated one of the top 100 Top Hospitals for cardiovascular care by Solucient — a distinction it has...

Of the 1. 57 million annual hospital admissions in the U.S. for acute coronary syndromes, 1.24 million are due to unstable angina and non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (UA/NSTEMI).

More than ever before, cardiologists are adopting CT as the new standard for cardiac care. In the last five years, CT’s popularity as a diagnostic tool has exploded. Its ability to produce slices...

CT scanners have evolved over the years and are showing to have applications in the emergent and non-emergent evaluation of underlying cardiovascular issues. The general acceptance for...

Since the introduction of the 64 multi-slice CT scanner, studies have examined the utility of this technology for diagnosing coronary artery disease (CAD), and cardiologists are rapidly adopting...