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African-American patients have worse quality of life after heart attacks

African-American patients have worse quality of life after heart attacks

Pretreating a vein graft with edifoligide prior to coronary bypass graft surgery does not lower the rate of graft failure

Pretreating a vein graft with edifoligide prior to coronary bypass graft surgery does not lower the rate of graft failure

Drug-eluting stents significantly cut the rates of heart attack and repeat procedures

Drug-eluting stents significantly cut the rates of heart attack and repeat procedures

Cell phones speed heart attack treatment

Cell phones speed heart attack treatment

Electron-beam computed tomography - a more accurate replacement for coronary catheterizations

Electron-beam computed tomography - a more accurate replacement for coronary catheterizations

New digital angiography flat panel system reduces the radiation dose to patients undergoing interventional treatment for liver cancer

New digital angiography flat panel system reduces the radiation dose to patients undergoing interventional treatment for liver cancer

When it comes to heart disease women get worse treatment than men

When it comes to heart disease women get worse treatment than men

Use of the antiplatelet drug clopidogrel before a coronary angioplasty reduces risk of cardiovascular death

Use of the antiplatelet drug clopidogrel before a coronary angioplasty reduces risk of cardiovascular death

Medication before angiograph significantly reduces risk of heart attack

Medication before angiograph significantly reduces risk of heart attack

Separate studies produce conflicting results on race and gender disparities in U.S. health system

Separate studies produce conflicting results on race and gender disparities in U.S. health system

Treatment of U.S. patients hospitalized for heart attacks continues to vary according to sex and race

Treatment of U.S. patients hospitalized for heart attacks continues to vary according to sex and race

Electron-beam computed tomography best for evaluating adults with congenital defects in the heart arteries

Electron-beam computed tomography best for evaluating adults with congenital defects in the heart arteries

Novadaq receives U.S. patent for intra-operative imaging procedure

Novadaq receives U.S. patent for intra-operative imaging procedure

Treatment options for skull base tumors

Treatment options for skull base tumors

Routine, inexpensive blood test sharpens heart disease risk predictions

Routine, inexpensive blood test sharpens heart disease risk predictions

MDCT overtakes ventilation-perfusion lung scan for diagnosing pulmonary embolism

MDCT overtakes ventilation-perfusion lung scan for diagnosing pulmonary embolism

Tungsten-antimony breast shield reduces radiation dose to the female breast during chest CT by 43% to 73%

Tungsten-antimony breast shield reduces radiation dose to the female breast during chest CT by 43% to 73%

New trend in treating heart disease in diabetics - angioplasty using the Cypher Sirolimus-eluting coronary stent

New trend in treating heart disease in diabetics - angioplasty using the Cypher Sirolimus-eluting coronary stent

Cocaine use increases the risk of coronary aneurysms

Cocaine use increases the risk of coronary aneurysms

MDCT highly accurate for diagnosing coronary artery disease in patients with zero to moderate coronary calcification

MDCT highly accurate for diagnosing coronary artery disease in patients with zero to moderate coronary calcification