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Medical Technology

May 29, 2019
Using period hypercapnea as a surrogate "contrast" agent, myocardial oxygenation was assessed using cardiac MR and accurately mapped areas of relative ischemia.
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.
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.
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.  
September 14, 2018
Patient Care and General Interest 3D personalized simulations of patient hearts reportedly allow physicians to better locate and treat arrhythmias.
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.

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