Researchers evaluate left ventricular systolic function after pulmonary valve replacement

Evaluation of Left Ventricular Systolic Function after Pulmonary Valve Replacement Using Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging In the current issue of Cardiovascular Innovations and Applications (Volume3, Number 1, 2018, pp. pp. 21-30(10); DOI 10.15212/CVIA.2017.0050, Ali N. Zaidi and W. Aaron Kay from Columbus Ohio Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program, The Heart Center, Nationwide Children’s Hospital and […]

Timing resuscitation compressions using the song ‘La Macarena’ or using a smartphone app improve compression quality

New research presented at this year’s Euroanaesthesia congress in Copenhagen, Denmark shows that the quality of chest compressions during cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) can be improved by using either a smartphone app or by using the song “La Macarena” as a mental memory aid. The study is by Professor Enrique Carrero Cardenal and colleagues at the […]

BTG presents OPTALYSE PE results at Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions

BTG plc, the global healthcare company, highlighted the presentation of OPTALYSE PE trial results at the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions in San Diego, California. The findings further confirm that bilateral pulmonary embolism treated in as little as 2 hours with significantly less tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) than used in previous studies- as low […]