Posts Tagged ‘cardiac catheterization’

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January 26th, 2015

Measuring FFR During Cardiac Cath: Time to Go with the Flow?

Is fractional flow reserve being overused, underused, or neither?


August 29th, 2012

Pilot Study Demonstrates Feasibility of MRI-Guided Catheterization

A small pilot study has demonstrated that it may one day be possible to replace x-rays with MRI to guide some cardiac catheterization procedures. As reported in the European Heart Journal, researchers at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood institute (NHLBI) performed x-ray and MRI-guided transfemoral right heart catheterization in 16 patients (4 with shunt, 9 with […]