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first_img News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | August 07, 2019 Contrast Use in First Transthoracic Echocardiogram for Heart Failure Reduces Repeat Testing Heart failure is the fourth most common cause for all admission to U.S. hospitals, and it is the most common reason for… read more News | CT Angiography (CTA) | August 06, 2019 Artificial Intelligence Improves Heart Attack Risk Assessment When used with a common heart scan, machine learning, a type of artificial intelligence (AI), does better than… read more Technology | Interventional Radiology | August 16, 2019 Profound Medical Receives U.S. FDA 510(k) Clearance for Tulsa-Pro Profound Medical Corp. announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to… read more News | Artificial Intelligence | August 13, 2019 Artificial Intelligence Could Yield More Accurate Breast Cancer Diagnoses University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) researchers have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) system that… read more News | July 02, 2012 Six-minute Walk Stress Echo is Practical, Cost-effective to Evaluate Patients With Connective Tissue Disease Related Content News | Radiation Therapy | August 15, 2019 First Patient Enrolled in World’s Largest Brain Cancer Clinical Trial Henry Ford Cancer Institute is first-in-the-world to enroll a glioblastoma patient in the GBM AGILE Trial (Adaptive… read more Images of regions of interest (colored lines) in the white matter skeleton representation. Data from left and right anterior thalamic radiation (ATR) were averaged. Image courtesy of C. Bouziane et al. News | Mammography | August 14, 2019 Imago Systems Announces Collaboration With Mayo Clinic for Breast Imaging Image visualization company Imago Systems announced it has signed a know-how license with Mayo Clinic. The multi-year… read more Image courtesy of Imago Systems News | Pediatric Imaging | August 14, 2019 Ultrasound Guidance Improves First-attempt Success in IV Access in Children August 14, 2019 – Children’s veins read more News | Neuro Imaging | August 16, 2019 ADHD Medication May Affect Brain Development in Children A drug used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) appears to affect development of the brain’s… read more July 2, 2012 — Researchers have announced the results of a study that shows the utility of a six minute walk stress echocardiogram for the early detection of exercise-induced pulmonary arterial hypertension (EIPAH) in patients with connective tissue disease (CTD). Earlier treatment of these patients may improve the prognosis for CTD, as those who develop EIPAH may be at risk for resting pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) in the future.A poster based on the study will be presented on Sunday, July 1 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the exhibit and poster hall during the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) 23rd Annual Scientific Sessions. Investigators will be available in the hall from 12:15 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. The ASE Scientific Sessions will be held from June 27 to July 3, 2012, at the Gaylord National in National Harbor, MD.“Doppler echocardiography is currently the recommended screening modality to diagnose PAH; however, in about two-thirds of cases, the pulmonary vascular bed had been already impaired in patients diagnosed to have PAH at rest. To diagnose PAH earlier, it is helpful to detect exercise-induced PAH (EIPAH) by stress echocardiography. Our study shows the efficacy of 6-minute walk stress echocardiography for this purpose. In our study, we were able to detect EIPAH in CTD patients who did not have PAH when at rest. Six-minute walk stress echocardiography is an easy, inexpensive and useful tool for detecting EIPAH, which could be very early-stage PAH,” said primary investigator Junko Hotchi.Hirotsugu Yamada, Susumu Nishio, Noriko Tomita, Shuji Hayashi, Mika Bando, Rina Tamai, Maya Nakagawa, Daichi Hirota, Yukina Hirata, Kozue Ogasawara, Sachiko Bando, Takayuki Ise, Toshiyuki Niki, Koji Yamaguchi, Yoshio Taketani, Takashi Iwase, Takeshi Soeki, Tetsuzo Wakatsuki, and Masataka Sata, all of Tokushima University Hospital, Tokushima, Japan, and Kenya Kusunose of the Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, were also part of the team that conducted the study, which found EIPAH in 29 out of a 109 patient study group.For more information: www.asecho.org FacebookTwitterLinkedInPrint分享 News | Brachytherapy Systems | August 14, 2019 Efficacy of Isoray’s Cesium Blu Showcased in Recent Studies August 14, 2019 — Isoray announced a trio of studies recently reported at scientific meetings and published in medica read more News | Colonoscopy Systems | August 06, 2019 Rise in Early Onset Colorectal Cancer Not Aligned With Screening Trends A new study finds that trends in colonoscopy rates did not fully align with the increase in colorectal cancer (CRC) in… read more last_img read more