The Ventricular Ectopic QRS Interval

A Potential Marker for Ventricular Arrhythmiain Ischemic Heart Disease Rachel Bastiaenen, PHD, Hanney Gonna, MB, Navin Chandra, MD, Ahmed Merghani, MB,Oswaldo Valencia, MD, A. John Camm, MD, Mark M. Gallagher, MD ABSTRACT OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to determine the potential value of a novel marker for the severity of structural heart diseaseContinue reading “The Ventricular Ectopic QRS Interval”

Screening of the Abdominal Aorta During Routine Echocardiographic Examination is Cost effective and leads to Increase Statin Utilization by Detecting Subclinical Atherosclerosis

Dodge, Melisa RCS1; Movahed, Mohammed Reza MD1,2 Critical Pathways in Cardiology: July 27, 2020 – Volume Publish Ahead of Print – Issue –doi: 10.1097/HPC.0000000000000237 Abstract Background:  Performing abdominal aorta screenings during routine echocardiographic examination can be useful for quick detection of asymptomatic abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) without additional cost. Furthermore, detection of any atherosclerosis of the aorta during this screening wouldContinue reading “Screening of the Abdominal Aorta During Routine Echocardiographic Examination is Cost effective and leads to Increase Statin Utilization by Detecting Subclinical Atherosclerosis”

Identification of Subclinical Myocardial Dysfunction and Association with Survival after Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair

Miho Fukui MD,PhD; Hiroki Niikura MD; Paul Sorajja MD; Go Hashimoto MD; Richard Bae MD; Santiago Garcia MD; Mario Gössl MD, PhD; João L. Cavalcante MD Valve Science Center, Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation, Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis, Minnesota Journal of the American Society of the Echocardiography, available online 9 September 2020 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.echo.2020.07.003 Highlights Mortality inContinue reading “Identification of Subclinical Myocardial Dysfunction and Association with Survival after Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair”

2020 ESC Guidelines for the management of acute coronary syndromes in patients presenting without persistent ST-segment elevation: The Task Force for the management of acute coronary syndromes in patients presenting without persistent ST-segment elevation of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC)  Jean-Philippe Collet, Holger Thiele, Emanuele Barbato, Olivier Barthélémy, Johann Bauersachs, Deepak L Bhatt, Paul Dendale, Maria Dorobantu, Thor Edvardsen, Thierry Folliguet… Show moreEuropean HeartContinue reading

Cardiovascular Telemedicine Program in Rural Australia

August 27, 2020N Engl J Med 2020; 383:883-884DOI: 10.1056/NEJMc1913719 TO THE EDITOR: Rural and indigenous populations are disproportionately affected by cardiovascular disease,1,2 with a higher prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors than urban populations, as well as harsher environmental conditions, reduced access to services, and greater difficulty in attracting and retaining health professionals.3,4 Patients therefore wait longer andContinue reading “Cardiovascular Telemedicine Program in Rural Australia”

Machine Learning Assessment of Left Ventricular Diastolic Function Based on Electrocardiographic Features

Nobuyuki Kagiyama, Marco Piccirilli, Naveena Yanamala, Sirish Shrestha, Peter D. Farjo, Grace Casaclang-Verzosa, Wadea M. Tarhuni, Negin Nezarat, Matthew J. Budoff, Jagat Narula and Partho P. Sengupta Journal of the American College of CardiologyVolume 76, Issue 8, August 2020DOI: 10.1016/j.jacc.2020.06.061 Abstract Background Left ventricular (LV) diastolic dysfunction is recognized as playing a major role in the pathophysiology of heart failure; however, clinical tools for identifying diastolic dysfunctionContinue reading “Machine Learning Assessment of Left Ventricular Diastolic Function Based on Electrocardiographic Features”

Happy birthday Cardio-Jenic – read about our 4-year journey

It is hard to believe that 4 years have flown by since we launched Cardio-Jenic Pty Ltd, in August 2016. Cardio-Jenic was created to fill the void in innovation in diagnostic cardiology.  Since our launch and informed by our motto “innovation…not iteration in cardiology”, we have searched the world to find innovative solutions that areContinue reading “Happy birthday Cardio-Jenic – read about our 4-year journey”

HeartSciences Announces New Product Innovation Award from Frost and Sullivan

MyoVista® AI-based ECG Device detects Left Ventricle Dysfunction SOUTHLAKE, TEXAS – July 28, 2020– HeartSciences, a medical device company focused on advancing the field of electrocardiology through innovation, announced it has been awarded a New Product Innovation Award – Europe by Frost & Sullivan, a leader in global research and consulting solutions. HeartSciences MyoVista® WaveletContinue reading “HeartSciences Announces New Product Innovation Award from Frost and Sullivan”

Endoscopy: images from the inside of blood vessels

Researchers of the Universities of Stuttgart and Adelaide in cooperation with medical research centers in Australia developed a special microoptical tool with a thickness of only 125 microns. This enables endoscopic examimations within blood vessels whose diameter is smaller than 0.5 mm and helps detecting plaques or thrombs to reduce the danger of a strokeContinue reading “Endoscopy: images from the inside of blood vessels”

Heart scans could lead to better treatment for patients in hospital with coronavirus

13 July 2020     Julia Bakker    Half of Covid-19 patients who received a heart scan in hospital showed abnormalities in heart function, according to new research funded by us. The study, published in the European Heart Journal – Cardiovascular Imaging, found that around one in seven showed severe abnormalities likely to have a major effectContinue reading “Heart scans could lead to better treatment for patients in hospital with coronavirus”