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CCTA readings differ between core labs and local sites

When coronary CT angiography (CCTA) images are viewed at a core laboratory,...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Radiologists now use CCTA more than cardiologists do CCTA increases emergency room costs, length of stay PROMISE: CCTA better than functional cardiac testing Study finds differences in CCTA plaque measurements All the same? Costs vary little in coronary disease tests
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Source: Echocardiography - Category: Cardiology Authors: Tags: ORIGINAL INVESTIGATION Source Type: research
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Source: Colorectal Disease - Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Tags: Correspondence Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 9 December 2017 Source:Journal of Cardiology Cases Author(s): Yosuke Hata, Osamu Iida, Mitsuyoshi Asai, Masaharu Masuda, Shin Okamoto, Takayuki Ishihara, Kiyonori Nanto, Takashi Kanda, Takuya Tsujimura, Shota Okuno, Yasuhiro Matsuda, Toshiaki Mano Enlargement due to residual dissection after surgical ascending aortic replacement is technically challenging to treat. Endovascular entry closure using an Amplatzer vascular plug 2 (AVP2) in the sub-acute phase has not been reported. A 75-year-old female underwent emergent ascending aorta replacement for Stanford type A aortic dissection. Post...
Source: Journal of Cardiology Cases - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
Conclusion: Multidisciplinary approach involving laparoscopic palpation, frozen sections and intraoperative blood sugar monitoring helps laparoscopic management of solitary insulinomas without IOUS.
Source: Journal of Minimal Access Surgery - Category: Surgery Authors: Source Type: research
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Source: Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions - Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Authors: Tags: Coronary Artery Disease Source Type: research
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Source: Hematology ASH Education Program - Category: Hematology Tags: Hematology Am Soc Hematol Educ Program Source Type: research
Authors: Latsios G, Mpompotis G, Tsioufis K, Toutouzas K, Skalidis E, Synetos A, Avramidis D, Tousoulis D Abstract The incidence of Cardiac (Cardio-Pulmonary) Arrest (CA) in the Catheterization Laboratory is not common. However, not only does it happen occasionally but its frequency tends to increase due to the increase in the overall number and complexity of interventions performed by interventional cardiologists. Therefore, certified knowledge and application of the ALS (Advanced Life Support) protocols by trained Catheterization Laboratory staff is imperative in many countries, by local Hospital standards and al...
Source: Hellenic Journal of Cardiology - Category: Cardiology Tags: Hellenic J Cardiol Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Cardiology Cases - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
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Source: Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
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