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African-Americans have more non-calcified plaque than others, which may increase their heart attack risks, U.S. researchers say. Researchers at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston say whites had more calcified plaque but African-
Pulmonary Embolism (PE) when compared to the institution's standard protocol(1) ** -- potentially obviating the need to rescan the patient.(2) Diagnosis with a high degree of certainty is critical to the safety of patients with suspected PE, yet can
Ensuring the safety of pediatric cardiovascular and vascular patients who require computed tomographic angiography (CTA) for diagnostic purposes means that employing methods of low dose CTA is essential, according to Jeffrey C.
Or a three-dimensional picture of your arteries, courtesy of the newest toy in many cardiology practies, 256-slice CT angiography. But the truth is that at this point experts are still deeply divided about when and whether to use such tests. For
It took about fifteen minutes and I was over the most dreaded episode of my life...I was made comfortable in a chair and served a hot cup of tea after the procedure. I had little pain in my wrist that slowly waned and disappeared totally in a few