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Comprised of the cardiologist and the heart surgeon, the heart team collaboratively assesses and determines the best course of treatment for cardiac patients. ECHI has a large and successful...

cath lab cardiac diagnostics imaging clinical decision support appropriate use

 The American College of Cardiology (ACC), along with nine specialty and subspecialty societies, released Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC) for tests used in the ...

Combining genetic data with clinical information to determine the initial dosage of the blood thinner warfarin, used to prevent blood clots in the circulatory system, was no more effective in...

intravascular imaging ffr ultrasound ivus optical coherence tomography oct cath

In an expert consensus document e-published in Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions (CCI), the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (...

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA) released a clinical practice guideline to help primary care clinicians better identify adults who may be at high...

Professional cardiovascular societies and many working cardiologists question the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) recent recommendation that patients undergo genetic testing before...

cardiac diagnostics testosterone jama

Men undergoing testosterone therapy had a 29 percent greater risk of heart attack, stroke and death according to a study...

cath lab clinical trial study fraction flow reserve FFR

study supports the use of instantaneous wave-free ratio (iFR) to simplify assessment and determine the severity of coronary...

heart disease, breast cancer, HDL

High levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) have been linked to increased breast cancer risks and enhanced cancer aggressiveness in animal ...