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Major new issue of CVIA on imaging

March 22, 2017

The new journal Cardiovascular Innovations and Applications (CVIA) has just published the first issue of Volume 2, with a Special Issue on Imaging.

The CVIA Special Issue on Imaging has been Guest Edited by Dr. Christopher C. Kramer, Ruth C. Heede Professor of Cardiology and Director, Cardiovascular Imaging Center at the University Of Virginia School Of Medicine and brings together contributions from leading cardiologists from the United States, China, Australia and Sweden.

Papers in this issue are:

COMMENTARY


Recent Advances in Noninvasive Cardiac Imaging by Christopher M. Kramer

REVIEWS

Echocardiographic Measures of Strain and Prognosis by Quan L. Huynh and Thomas H. Marwick

Prognostic Implications of Echocardiographic Left Ventricular Dyssynchrony by John Gorcsan III

Novel SPECT Technologies and Approaches in Cardiac Imaging by Piotr Slomka, Guang-Uei Hung, Guido Germano and Daniel S. Berman

Cardiac PET/CT and Prognosis by Patrycja Galazka and Marcelo F. Di Carli

The Role of Clinical Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging in China: Current Status and the Future by Shi Chen, Qing Zhang and Yucheng Chen

T1 and ECV Mapping in Myocardial Disease by Eric L. Olausson and Erik B. Schelbert

Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Coronary Arteries: Latest Technical Innovations and Clinical Experiences by Yibin Xie, Jianing Pang, Qi Yang and Debiao Li

Coronary Calcium Scoring in 2017 by Kazuhiro Osawa, Rine Nakanishi and Matthew Budoff

Novel Approaches for the Use of Cardiac/Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography by Hadi Mirhedayati Roudsari, Donghee Han, Bríain ó Hartaigh, Ji Hyun Lee, Asim Rizvi, Mahn-won Park, Bin Lu, Fay Y. Lin and James K. Min

Fractional Flow Reserve Measurement by Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography: A Review with Future Directions by Asim Rizvi, Ji Hyun Lee, Bríain ó Hartaigh, Donghee Han, Mahn Won Park, Hadi Mirhedayati Roudsari, Bin Lu, Fay Y. Lin and James K. Min

COMMENTARY

Do Modern Imaging Studies Trump Cardiovascular Physical Exam in Cardiac Patients? by C. Richard Conti
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Cardiovascular Innovations and Applications

Related Cardiac Imaging Articles:

Researchers develop faster and cheaper cardiac imaging test for developing countries
Researchers in the UK and Peru have developed a faster and cheaper cardiac imaging test that can be used in developing countries, according to the results of the INCA-Peru study presented today at EuroCMR 2017.
Ion treatments for cardiac arrhythmia
At the GSI Helmholtz Center for Heavy Ion Research was developed and tested a new method for a future treatment of cardiac arrhythmia.
High-fat diet before imaging improves diagnosis of cardiac sarcoidosis
Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago were able to reduce uncertainty in diagnosing cardiac sarcoidosis by having patients consume a high-fat, low-sugar diet for 72 hours prior to diagnostic imaging.
Cardiac imaging detects serious residual septal defects during child open heart surgery
Using cardiac imaging during heart surgery can detect serious residual holes in the heart that may occur when surgeons repair a child's heart defect, and offers surgeons the opportunity to close those holes during the same operation.
Nocturnal & GW awarded $2.27m grant for preclinical development of cardiac imaging system
The NIH awarded a $2.27 million Phase II STTR grant to Nocturnal Product Development, LLC, and George Washington University researcher Narine Sarvazyan, Ph.D.
Cardiac PET/CT imaging effective in detecting calcium in arteries, reducing risks
Many people who experience chest pain but don't have a heart attack breathe a big sigh of relief when a stress test comes back negative for blockages in their blood vessels.
PET imaging visualizes hard-to-diagnose cardiac amyloidosis
Researchers at Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Australia, have demonstrated that cardiac amyloidosis (abnormal deposits of proteins in the heart), which is notoriously difficult to diagnose, can be visualized noninvasively with positron emission tomography (PET) using the radiotracer fluorine-18 (F-18)-florbetaben.
Anti-gravity treadmill tested for impact on cardiac imaging for heart patients
Marilyn Cotter needed a heart stress test. Unable to handle exercise due to foot problems, Cotter, under the care of University of Cincinnati physicians, used a space-age option: an anti-gravity treadmill.
Are we giving up on cardiac arrest patients too soon?
A University of Arizona study suggests physicians need to give comatose cardiac arrest survivors adequate time before predicting outcomes.
Building a smart cardiac patch
Harvard researchers have created nanoscale electronic scaffolds that can be seeded with cardiac cells to produce a 'bionic' cardiac patch.

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