Cardiac Imaging

Cardiac workup for patients 
with diabetes


Cardiac workup for patients 
with diabetes


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Are more aggressive approaches to cardiac work up warranted in patients with diabetes?

Comparing methods of calculating ejection fraction

How does the ejection fraction (EF) calculated during the sestamibi imaging of a cardiac stress test correlate with an EF measured with a two-dimensional cardiogram?

Imaging procedures increase cancer risk

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Documenting procedures and tracking exposure may help clinicians estimate patients' risk.

Heart failure therapy more effective in certain populations

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Women experienced greater reductions in HF and death after CRT-D than men.

A practical guide to heart-failure diagnosis

A practical guide to heart-failure diagnosis

Characterized by impaired myocardial performance, heart failure is often misdiagnosed. Clinicians should focus on prevention and early detection

Diffusion-weighted MRI recommended for acute ischemic stroke diagnosis

The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) sponsored a systemic literature review to address the utility of diffusion- and perfusion-weighted MRI in diagnosis and prognosis for acute ischemic stroke.

Chest pain: When should I be worried?

Chest pain: When should I be worried?

Many sources of chest pain have nothing to do with the heart. Whether the pain is cardiac or noncardiac in nature dictates the next steps.

Reliability of Doppler flow data

Is there any clinical correlation between Doppler flow data and the degree of stenosis in arteriovenous (AV) grafts for dialysis access?

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