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Newswise: Recent US Pediatric Heart Transplant Waitlist Policy Change Falls Short of Intended Benefits
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    23-Sep-2019 12:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 718986

Recent US Pediatric Heart Transplant Waitlist Policy Change Falls Short of Intended Benefits

Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh

In March 2016, the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network revised its criteria for prioritizing children awaiting heart transplantation in the U.S. with the intention of reducing the number of deaths on the waitlist, but a new study suggests unintended consequences.

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16-Sep-2019 8:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 719330

La Mayo Clinic obtient l'approbation de la FDA pour son centre d'imagerie avancée de détection du cancer

Mayo Clinic

La Food and Drug Administration (FDA) a approuvé l'utilisation d'une installation de radiochimie à tomographie par émission de positons, également connue sous le nom de cyclotron, à la Mayo Clinic en Floride.

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19-Sep-2019 5:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 719331

Mayo Clinic erhält FDA-Zulassung für moderne Bildgebungsanlage zur Krebserkennung

Mayo Clinic

Die Food and Drug Administration (FDA) hat die Verwendung einer Positronen-Emissions-Tomographie-Radiochemie-Anlage, auch Zyklotronanlage genannt, an der Mayo Clinic in Florida genehmigt.

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19-Sep-2019 5:05 PM EDT
Newswise: A Bathroom Scale Could Monitor Millions with Heart Failure

Article ID: 719300

A Bathroom Scale Could Monitor Millions with Heart Failure

Georgia Institute of Technology

Millions of heart failure patients are readmitted to hospital every few months to adjust medications. It sends medical costs sky-high and burdens patients' lives. A new bathroom scale could give clinicians health data they need to preempt hospitalizations and treat patients remotely.

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19-Sep-2019 4:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 719306

حصول Mayo Clinic على اعتماد إدارة الغذاء والدواء الأمريكية (FDA) لمنشأة تصوير متطور للكشف عن السرطان

Mayo Clinic

اعتمدت إدارة الغذاء والدواء الأمريكية استخدام منشأة الكمياء الإشعاعية للتصوير المقطعي بالإصدار البوزيتروني، والتي تُعرَف أيضًا باسم منشأة سيكلوترون، في Mayo Clinic بفلوريدا.

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19-Sep-2019 3:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Cardiovascular Surgeons Heal a Man's Torn Aorta

Article ID: 719152

Cardiovascular Surgeons Heal a Man's Torn Aorta

Cedars-Sinai

When James Inman, 59, first experienced chest pain one night, he tried to brush it off and go back to sleep. But the pain became unbearable and Inman felt like something was wrong, so he called 911. That decision saved his life. He was airlifted to Cedars-Sinai where he was diagnosed with an aortic dissection -- a medical emergency requiring immediate surgical intervention.

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19-Sep-2019 6:00 AM EDT
Newswise: All-in-One Pill Reduces Blood Pressure, Cholesterol Levels in U.S. Study
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    18-Sep-2019 5:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 718977

All-in-One Pill Reduces Blood Pressure, Cholesterol Levels in U.S. Study

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

A single pill containing low doses of three medications to treat high blood pressure and one to lower cholesterol reduced the estimated risk of cardiovascular disease by 25% in a study published today in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM).

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13-Sep-2019 2:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Studying Drivers Behind Cardiac Arrhythmias
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    17-Sep-2019 11:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 719001

Studying Drivers Behind Cardiac Arrhythmias

American Institute of Physics (AIP)

Despite advances in medical imaging, the mechanisms leading to the irregular contractions of the heart during rhythm disorders remain poorly understood. Research suggests existing data from ultrasound imaging can be used to work backwards to reconstruct underlying electrical causes of arrhythmias.

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16-Sep-2019 9:40 AM EDT

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