Using period hypercapnea as a surrogate "contrast" agent, myocardial oxygenation was assessed using cardiac MR and accurately mapped areas of relative ischemia.
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Accurate Needle-Free Assessment of Myocardial Oxygenation for Ischemic Heart Disease in Canines Using Magnetic Resonance Imaging
May 29, 2019
May 3, 2019
The US FDA approved the Xvivo device for maintaining or resuscitating donor lungs prior to transplant. Interesting very high survival is reported in the control group at one year.
April 4, 2019
In this review, biomedical informatics experts explain what machine learning is with illustrative examples, and they discuss how machine learning can help the work of clinicians including diagnosis, treatment, prognosis, optimizing clinician workflow, and expanding the availability of clinical expertise.
Prediction of Premature All-Cause Mortality: A Prospective General Population Cohort Study Comparing Machine-Learning and Standard Epidemiological Approaches
April 1, 2019
Researchers from the University of Nottingham studied 502,628 adults aged 40 to 69 years whose health information was logged in the UK Biobank between 2006 and 2010.
March 19, 2019
This review summarizes recent promising applications of artificial intelligence (AI) in cardiology and cardiac imaging, which potentially add value to patient care.
March 11, 2019
This article describes an unfortunate encounter between a physician and a patient via video conference, during which the physician discussed end of life options.
November 8, 2018
Stephen D. Cassivi of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, USA, presents a discussion on the indications for, limitations of, and future potential of energy devices in thoracic surgery.
In Global News: Wearable Ultrasound Patch to Monitor Blood Pressure in Deep Arteries, GALILEO Trial Halted, and CABG With Radial Artery Grafts
October 12, 2018
Patient Care and General Interest A family in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, whose 13-month-old daughter was born with pulmonic stenosis, has adopted a dog with the same congenital heart defect.
In Global News: 3D Heart Simulations to Treat Arrhythmias, Early Discharge Safe for TAVR Patients, and Favorable Outcomes Related to 4L Lymph Node Dissection
September 14, 2018
Patient Care and General Interest 3D personalized simulations of patient hearts reportedly allow physicians to better locate and treat arrhythmias.
Loss of Buoyancy Control Following a Pneumonectomy: An Update on Keeling Syndrome With a Biomechanics-Based Explanation
September 11, 2018
The Editorial Group is grateful to Dr Manos Kapetanakis for bringing to our attention their small case series on a ' lifestyle' late complication of pneumonectomy for malignancy. It will be challenging to guide the swimmer with curable central pulmonary cancer in making an informed decision on the strength of the sporadic Keeling Syndrome.