cardiology

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the branch of medicine dealing with the heart and its diseases

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To counter the first problem, cardiologists frequently insert a metal lattice, or stent, to prop open the newly unclogged artery.
Meyerson, a cardiologist at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore.
This catheter represents a significant technological advancement in access devices for cardiologists, which may result in reduced overall time and costs associated with these procedures.
Cardiac catheterization is an essential tool used by cardiologists in the diagnosis of heart disease.
Cardiologists often treat secondary blockages, called coronary restenosis, by removing the clogging clump of cells.
He said, however, that cardiologists rely more heavily on ACE inhibitors than IMs and GPs/FPs (90 percent, 87 percent and 84 percent, respectively), particularly when treating patients who have had heart attacks.
This approach permitted interventional cardiologists to address complex bifurcation lesions using their choice of Guide (6 Fr), guide wire, pre-dilation strategy and main vessel sent.
Muller, codirector of the Institute for Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease at the New England Deaconess Hospital in Boston, calls Deedwania's finding "an important clue to the onset of disease," but he points out that cardiologists are divided about the role of silent ischemia in heart attacks.
More than 95 percent of the cardiologists surveyed believe that cardiologists are reexamining thrombolytic therapy in acute myocardial infarction (MI) as a consequence of the initial results of ISIS-3, which were presented at the meeting of the American Academy of Cardiology in March 1991.
Philips recognizes this need and has developed patient-focused technologies that enable cardiologists to act earlier, react faster and make more accurate treatment decisions.
Both, according to a preventive cardiologist from the University of Utah in Salt Lake City.
Imaging-trained cardiologists provide a new way of thinking about cardiology.
For the first time, cardiologists report that smoking is a risk factor for potentially fatal coronary artery spasms.
The recent FDA action provides the company the opportunity to test the new catheter in a controlled clinical environment with leading interventional cardiologists throughout the country, he said.