THE RECTILINEAR VECTORCARDIOGRAM IN CORONARY INSUFFICIENCY
- THE APEXCARDIOGRAM IN THE DIAGNOSIS OF CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE: A REVIEW. Hutchinson, Richard G. // Angiology;Jun1974, Vol. 25 Issue 6, p381
The problem of overlap between normal and disease groups constitutes a significant but probably not insurmountable obstacle to the use of the apexcardiogram in the diagnosis of ischemic heart disease. Furthermore, the previously referred to observations of Wayne10 regarding the diagnostic...
- Auricular Vision! Abdulla, Ra-id // Pediatric Cardiology;Jan/Feb2004, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p1
Editorial. Discusses the advances in cardiology through the years. Technology used to visualize the heart, starting from stethoscope and chest radiography through angiography, echocardiography, CT scan and magnetic resonance imaging; Effectiveness of auscultation; Use of hand-held...
- Use vectors to round out an ECG. Chase, Kerry M. // RN;Mar86, Vol. 49 Issue 3, p18
Discusses the benefits and mechanism of heart vectoring. Background on the heart vector; Principles of heart vectoring; Way to approximate the heart vector; Role in the diagnosis of cardiac disease.
- Non-Invasive Predictors of Short and Long-Term Survival in Dilated Cardiomyopathy. Missri, Jose C. // Angiology;Aug1984, Vol. 35 Issue 8, p494
Dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) carries a poor prognosis. This study examined the non-invasive parameters that may be predictive of survival in two groups of patients, short-term survivors who died within one year of onset of symptoms (Group I, 6 patients) and long-term survivors who survived...
- Bioimpedence seen advancing output monitoring of HF. Berg, Jeffrey // Cardiovascular Devices & Drugs;Dec2008, Vol. 14 Issue 12, p12
The article focuses on the progress of impedance cardiography (ICG) or thoracic electrical bioimpedance as a tool to monitor cardiac input. It is performed using four dual disposable sensors placed on the neck and chest which are used to transmit and detect electrical and impedance changes in...
- 2 Simple Tests for HEART DISEASE. Gingerich, Natalie // Prevention;Mar2010, Vol. 62 Issue 3, p26
The article describes how flexibility and waist-to-height ratio can be used as diagnostic tools for heart disease.
- Improved CHD risk kit is planned for Europe. Dragon, Natalie // GP: General Practitioner;10/14/2002, p18
Reports on the plans of the European Society of Cardiology to launch a tool kit to assess patient's risk to coronary heart diseases in Europe by 2003. Procedure by which the tool kit works; Reasons for why the tool kit cannot be launched in Great Britain; Benefits of the tool kit.
- SAXS Appeal Reveals a Broken Heart. // Australasian Science;Oct2008, Vol. 29 Issue 9, p48
This article discusses the use of the SAXS/WAXS beamline to explore the heart beat. According to the article, the beamline can visualize proteins, revealing not just the structure but also how they react with other compounds. It also notes that the beamline can be applied to look at how insulin...
- EGG 'does not rule out heart failure' Hoey, Richard // Pulse;9/6/2004, Vol. 64 Issue 35, p12
Reports on a study presented at the European Society of Cardiology congress in Munich, Germany that electrocardiography (ECG) has been proven not to eliminate or suspend the possibility of heart failure and should not be used as a diagnostic tool for the disease. Proposal of the researchers to...