Novel PET Tracer Detects Small Blood Clots

PET images (MIP 0-60 min) of three Cynomolgus monkeys. Strong signals are detected at the sites where inserted catheters had roughened surfaces. Almost no other background signal is visible. Only accumulation in the gallbladder becomes visible at the bottom of the image. Credit: Piramal Imaging GmbH, Berlin Germany.

News | PET Imaging | July 07, 2017

July 7, 2017 — Blood clots in veins and arteries can lead to heart attack, stroke and pulmonary embolism, which are...

Patient Race, Gender Both Important in Predicting Heart Attack Symptoms in the ER
News | Cath Lab | July 07, 2017

July 7, 2017 — Researchers at the George Washington University (GW) found that certain symptoms are more and less...

ACCESS PTS Study Demonstrates Efficacy of EKOS Therapy for Post-Thrombotic Syndrome
News | Deep Vein Thrombosis | July 07, 2017

July 7, 2017 — BTG plc recently highlighted the results of the ACCESS PTS trial, presented at the Society for...

GE Additive and Stryker Announce Additive Manufacturing Partnership
News | 3-D Printing | July 06, 2017

July 6, 2017 — GE Additive and Stryker have entered a partnership agreement to support Stryker’s growth in...

Predictive Models May Help Determine Which Patients Benefit From ICDs
News | Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators (ICD) | July 06, 2017

July 6, 2017 — Two predictive models may help cardiologists decide which patients would most benefit from an...

Greater Emphasis Needed on Preventing, Treating Heart Disease in Women
News | Womens Healthcare | July 06, 2017

July 6, 2017 — Women and physicians do not put enough emphasis on...

Heartflow FFR-CT can noninvasively assess the hemodynamic impact of coronary lesions to avoid the need for an invasive angiogram.

HeartFlow FFR-CT can noninvasively assess the hemodynamic impact of coronary lesions to avoid the need for an invasive angiogram.

Technology | CT Angiography (CTA) | July 06, 2017

July 6, 2017 — GE Healthcare and HeartFlow Inc. announced at the annual scientific meeting of the Society of...

Bayer Now Enrolling Patients for Global Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Study
News | Hypertension | July 05, 2017

July 5, 2017 — Bayer has enrolled the first patient in a global Phase IV study assessing the clinical effects of...

Siemens Healthineers Announces First U.S. Install of Artis Pheno Angiography System
News | Angiography | July 05, 2017

July 5, 2017 — Michigan Medicine recently became the first healthcare institution in the United States to install...

HAART 300 Aortic Annuloplasty Device Sees U.S. Pilot Launch, First Commercial Use
News | Annuloplasty Rings | July 05, 2017

July 5, 2017 — BioStable Science & Engineering Inc. announced the first commercial uses of the HAART 300 Aortic...

New Handheld Scanner to Give Instant Heart Disease Diagnosis
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | July 05, 2017

July 5, 2017 — With worldwide cardiovascular deaths at an all-time high, European scientists have developed a new...

Medtronic Reactive ATP Therapy Slows Progression of Atrial Fibrillation in Real-World Population
News | Atrial Fibrillation | July 03, 2017

July 3, 2017 — Medtronic recently announced that its Reactive ATP therapy slows the progression of...

German Workshop Highlights Possibilities of Perfusion MRI
News | Stroke | July 03, 2017

July 3, 2017 — When diagnosing strokes and heart diseases or looking at tumors, perfusion...

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