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July 17, 2008 - A new study reveals that, with dual-source computed tomography (DSCT), the effective dosage for a heart examination can be significantly lowered, in comparison to conventional CT...

July 17, 2008 - Heart sounds provide valuable diagnostic information concerning the heart valves and hemodynamics of heart, but the poor sensitivity of human ears in the low frequency range makes...

July 3, 2008 - A multicenter trial with up to five years of follow-up continues to support the mid- and long-term durability and safety of the Zenith endovascular graft used for aneurysm repair....

July 2, 2008 - The European Alliance for Access to Safe Medicines (EAASM) has today unveiled its comprehensive research report, “The Counterfeiting Superhighway,” which reveals that a frightening...

June 25, 2008 - People with lower incomes and education levels are more likely to die after heart attack than more affluent, educated people, according to a study in the June issue of Mayo Clinic...

June 5, 2008 - Older patients may have less ability to repair of vessels and arteries after acute injury, similar to other effects of aging, according to the American Vascular Association (AVA)...

June 2, 2008 - Beta-blocker usage for elective abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair reduced in-hospital mortality by 51 percent compared to control hospitals over the same time period, according...

May 29, 2008 - A study of all U.S. Medicare hospital patients who had abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair between 2001 and 2003 shows that high volume hospitals that used endovascular, rather...

May 21, 2008 - Dronedarone significantly reduces the incidence of cardiovascular hospitalization or death in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF), according to results of the ATHENA Trial...