Figure 1. ECG (leads II and V5) recorded during the recovery period of the MTWA test. While not visible to the human eye, the Cambridge Heart system was able to detect microvolt-level T-wave alternans prior to the onset of VT/VF.

Case Study | September 27, 2011 | Parag V. Patel, DO, FACC, Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, Ill.

T-wave alternans (TWA) refers to an alternating pattern in the T-wave of the electrocardiogram (ECG) and is...

Technology | September 27, 2011

September 27, 2011 – Calgary Scientific Inc. has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA...

Technology | September 27, 2011

Toshiba will showcase its proprietary non-contrast magnetic resonance (MR) angiography imaging techniques and a new...

Technology | September 27, 2011

Toshiba will showcase the Vantage Titan 3.0T MR system at the 2011 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)...

News | September 27, 2011

September 27, 2011 — AccessClosure Inc. announced the shipment of its one millionth Mynx unit. The Mynx Vascular...

News | September 27, 2011

September 27, 2011 – Health 2.0 announced the launch of the Novartis CardioEngagement Challenge, asking multi-...

News | September 27, 2011

September 27, 2011 — Occlutech announced its CEO, Tor Peters, has obtained a favorable ruling from the district...

Technology | September 27, 2011

September 27, 2011 — AF Stat released updates to the AFib Educator, a free smartphone app...

News | September 27, 2011

September 27, 2011 — A team of physicians, engineers and materials scientists at Children's Hospital Boston and the...

News | September 27, 2011

September 27, 2011 — Last week’s inclusion of critical congenital heart disease (CCHD) in the standard list of...

News | September 27, 2011

September 27, 2011 — A study in the Sept. 27 issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology suggests...

A neck and brain perfusion image created by the Philips Ingenuity TF PET/MRI system.

Feature | September 26, 2011 | Dave Fornell

The new imaging modality of positron emission tomography (PET)/magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) was introduced to...

CT can clearly show detailed anatomy and image plaque, unlike nuclear imaging, angiography or electrocardiograms, as in this 3-D reconstruction from a Toshiba 256-slice CT scanner.

Feature | September 26, 2011 | Dave Fornell

With a growing problem of overcrowded emergency departments, coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA) may be...

Indiana University (IU) Health La Porte Hospital in La Porte, Ind., worked with GE Healthcare to create a state-of-the-art arrhythmia center to help reduce the number of electrophysiology referrals to hospitals in Chicago.

Case Study | September 26, 2011

Indiana University (IU) Health La Porte Hospital in La Porte, Ind., is a full-service, 227-bed, acute care, non-...

Feature | September 26, 2011 | Adhir Shroff, M.D., MPH

Effect of Duration of Hemostatic Compression on Radial Artery Occlusion After Transradial AccessSamir B. Pancholy,...

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