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Research shows correlation between adult height and underlying heart disease
Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation research cardiologist Dr. Michael Miedema is the lead author of a paper published by Circulation - Cardiovascular Imaging , a journal of the American Heart Association, that suggests a connection between an adult's height and the prevalence of coronary artery calcium , a direct marker of plaque in the arteries ... (more)
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Awards And Certifications From Dec. 12
Spectrum Cardiovascular Research Selected To Discover's Top 100: Original cardiovascular research conducted at Spectrum Health has been selected by Discover Magazine as one of the "100 Top Stories of 2013."
Lake Cowichan Gazette
Retired cardiologist turns his hands to metal art
Michael Koblic's recently branched out from making sundials to making jewellery and other items like bolos .
Suzie Brown juggles cardiology and a Nashville country music career
Obviously, there's plenty of heart in classic country music, which is where Suzie Brown , whose 2011 debut album Heartstrings ' title alluded to her dual career, has an advantage.
Vascular Solutions Receives Shonin Approvals to Launch GuideLiner(R)...
Vascular Solutions, Inc. today announced that two of its products, the GuideLiner guide extension catheter and the SuperCross FT microcatheter, have received Shonin approval from the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare .
Coroner hits out at series of failures following death of elderly man by aneurysm
A CORONER has hit out at a series of failures at Galway University Hospital after an elderly man died from a large aneurysm which was never acted on for over two years after it was detected.
Five MedCentral physicians make repeat appearances on Best Doctors list
Three cardiologists and two ophthalmologists on the MedCentral Health System medical staff were selected as repeats to the 2014 Best Doctors list, a product of validated peer review, in which doctors who excel in their specialties are selected by their peers in the profession.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Cath Lab Digest
Fogarty Institute for Innovation Accepting Applications for Advanced Endovascular Training Fellowship
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. The Fogarty Institute for Innovation, in conjunction with El Camino Hospital's Norma Melchor Heart and Vascular Institute and VIVA Physicians, Inc. , has announced that it is accepting applications for the prestigious Advanced Endovascular Training Fellowship that will run from July 2014 through June 2015.
Tampa Bay Newspapers
Christmas village brings joy to patients
The hundreds of tiny Victorian-era figurines almost seem alive. The children skate and sled in their mountain village, bundled against the cold.
Researchers show optimal framework for heartbeats
There is an optimal amount of strain that a beating heart can generate and still beat at its usual rate, once per second.
Fabrice Muamba survived his heart stopping during a match (photo courtesy of Struway).
Life-saving defibrillators are set to be installed in Ramsbottom - and the public are being invited to learn how to use them.
Clinical Cases and Images
White board video session: Cleveland Clinic cardiologist explains arrhythmias
An arrhythmia is a disorder of the heart rate or heart rhythm, such as beating too fast , too slow , or irregularly.
HIV causes structural heart disease
Istanbul, Turkey A- 11 December 2013: HIV causes structural heart disease according to research presented at EuroEcho-Imaging 2013 by Dr Nieves Montoro from Madrid, Spain.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Cath Lab Digest
Palomar Health Cardiologists Become First in Healthcare...
December 10, 2013 - Palomar Health continues to advance its role as a pioneer in innovative, digital technology with the recent rollout of AirStrip ONEa at its inland north county hospitals.
Medical Imaging Blog
Enterprise Medical Imaging - A Solution for All Departments
Enterprise medical imaging solutions are the only way out for healthcare organizations confronted with an older PACS system.
The Wichita Eagle
Doc Talk: Options available for high-risk cardiac patients
In the United States, approximately 2.5 percent of the population has valvular heart disease , a problem with one of the heart's four valves, which are located between the four chambers of the heart.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Northern Michigan News
Appeals court sets argument on Jackson doctor case
Former cardiologist Conrad Murray is appealing his 2011 conviction on various grounds.
VIDEO: Paediatric cardiac services
Health Minister Edwin Poots announced a six-month assessment of paediatric cardiac care on the island of Ireland, beginning in January 2014, on 9 December 2013.
US News & World Report
Reasons Working Longer is Better
Can you legitimately assert, that a cardiologist who chooses to work 40 to 60 hours a week treating more patients should be percieved as out-of-balance, let alone pathologized as a workaholic? Might heroic be fairer in consideration of the circumstances? Or take even an accounts payable clerk who chooses to spend 40 to 60 hours ensuring that ... (more)