1. Frontiers in cardiac imaging: diagnostic and prognostic validity and safety

    Frontiers in cardiac imaging: diagnostic and prognostic validity and safety

    The heart is a hidden organ and was not accessible for clinicians until the discovery of the stethoscope by René Laennec in 1821.1 Thereafter, there was little progress until the discovery of radiation by Wilhelm Röntgen in 18982 and its application for chest X-rays and later angiography. In the 1970s, echocardiography was developed followed by magnetic resonance imaging or MRI3,4 and computed tomography or CT.5 These imaging tools have revolutionized the diagnosis of cardiac conditions, and without them most cardiac procedures and interventions such as, for instance, TAVI (transcatheter aortic valve implantation) most recently ...

    Read Full Article

    Login to comment.

  1. Categories

    1. Applications:

      Art, Cardiology, Dentistry, Dermatology, Developmental Biology, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Microscopy, NDE/NDT, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Other Non-Medical, Otolaryngology, Pulmonology, Urology
    2. Business News:

      Acquisition, Clinical Trials, Funding, Other Business News, Partnership, Patents
    3. Technology:

      Broadband Sources, Probes, Tunable Sources
    4. Miscellaneous:

      Jobs & Studentships, Student Theses, Textbooks
  2. Topics Mentioned

  3. Authors