Scientists at University College London in the United Kingdom have developed new technology that reveals that blood pressure measured close to the heart is much higher during sleep than previously thought.
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of aortic atherosclerosis can predict the risk of heart attacks and other cardiovascular events in otherwise healthy individuals, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center (Dallas, Texas) have found.
Many patients who come to the cath lab have an echocardiographic study as part of their routine work-up. The ‘echo’ often contributes significantly to clinical decision-making before and during the cath procedure.
This case demonstrates that pernicious anemia may cause significant cardiovascular complications due to hyperhomocysteinemia, and should be considered in the diagnosis of a patient with a thrombotic event and no evident atherosclerotic risk factors.
We were loaned a Star Board with no restrictions and with the purpose of a product review. It did seem to be a different approach to a common radial problem: “Okay, sheath in, catheter in, but can someone please keep this arm from rolling around?”