Peripheral Artery Disease: Current Insight Into the Disease and Its Diagnosis and Management
- Repeat ultrasounds are not warranted for asymptomatic carotid disease. // Modern Medicine;Oct97, Vol. 65 Issue 10, p47
Presents an abstract of the article entitled `Predictive Power of Duplex Ultrasonography in Asymptomatic Carotid Disease,' by R.F. Lewis, M. Abrahamowicz et al published in the July 1, 1997 issue of the `Annals of Internal Medicine.'
- SONOGRAPHY USEFUL AFTER TIPS. Ott, David J.; Johnson, David // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Apr1996, Vol. 91 Issue 4, p814
Presents a study which aimed at determining normal hemodynamic changes on duplex sonography after transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunts (TIPS) placement. Analysis of the efficacy of sonography in detecting shunt dysfunction; Manner in which duplex sonography was performed; Response to...
- Shear rate specific blood viscosity and shear stress of carotid artery duplex ultrasonography in patients with lacunar infarction. Seul-Ki Jeong; Rosenson, Robert S. // BMC Neurology;2013, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p1
Background: This study describes a new method for determining site-specific vascular shear stress using dynamic measures of shear rate and blood viscosity (BV) in the carotid arteries, and examines characteristics of carotid arterial shear stress among patients with lacunar infarction. Methods:...
- Diagnosis and management of peripheral artery disease in women. Walker, Joy Peacock; Hiramoto, Jade S. // International Journal of Women's Health;2012 Part 2, Vol. 4, p625
Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in the USA. Not only is it a major cause of functional impairment and limb loss, but it is also strongly associated with an increased risk of myocardial infarction, stroke, and death. Large population studies have...
- Colour Doppler Study of Extracranial Carotid Arteries in Stroke. Sharma, Rajesh; Mattoo, Priyanka // JK Science;Apr-Jun2015, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p88
The current observational study was conducted to evaluate the morphology of extracranial parts of carotid arteries by colour doppler in patients of stroke and to assess the peak systolic velocity ratio of internal carotid artery/common carotid artery and its utility in diagnosis of the carotid...
- Duplex ultrasonography, magnetic resonance angiography, and computed tomography angiography for diagnosis and assessment of symptomatic, lower limb peripheral arterial disease: systematic review. Collins, Ros; Burch, Jane; Cranny, Gillian; Aguiar-Ibáñez, Raquel; Craig, Dawn; Wright, Kath; Berry, Elizabeth; Gough, Michael; Kleijnen, Jos; Westwood, Marie // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);6/16/2007, Vol. 334 Issue 7606, p1257
Objectives To determine the diagnostic accuracy of duplex ultrasonography, magnetic resonance angiography, and computed tomography angiography, alone or in combination, for the assessment of lower limb peripheral arterial disease; to evaluate the impact of these assessment methods on management...
- Earliest electrocardiographic evidence of myocardial infarction: implications for thrombolytic treatment. Adams, Jacqueline; Trent, Roger; Rawles, John // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);8/14/93, Vol. 307 Issue 6901, p409
Determines the incidence of electrocardiographic changes in patients with myocardial infarction. Administration of retrospective study on paired electrocardiograms; Percentage of confirmed myocardial infarction patients; Status of ST segment elevation in prediction for myocardial infarction.
- Frisbie enhances cardiac diagnostics. // New Hampshire Business Review;5/10/96, Vol. 18 Issue 10, p14
Reports on the advantages of the diagnostic heart monitor acquired by the Frisbie Memorial Hospital, Rochester, New Hampshire in improving the recovery of heart attack victims. Technology description; Benefits of using the system; Contact information.
- New CT Scan detects heart problems early. // Hudson Valley Business Journal;11/06/2000-11/13/2000, Vol. 11 Issue 18, p22
Features the Elscint CT/Twin scanner at Harris, New York-based Community General Hospital which detects potential heart attacks before anyone experiences symptoms. Cardiac scoring technology; Ability to detect lesion of the lungs as small as 0.5 millimeter.