Posts Tagged ‘cardiac imaging’

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October 20th, 2014

Are We Conducting Too Many Cardiac Stress Tests with Imaging?

Joseph A. Ladapo discusses his study of the use (and overuse) of cardiac stress testing in the United States.


April 28th, 2014

Patient-Centered Imaging: How Best to Communicate the Benefits and Risks of Testing

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Andrew Einstein discusses his JACC paper on shared-decision making for cardiac imaging procedures that expose the patient to radiation.


February 6th, 2012

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Weekly Review: Week of February 6th

This week’s topics include the U.S. obesity plateau, the pros and cons of state-of-the-art CMR, and the MI mortality decline in European countries.


May 18th, 2011

New Technique Cuts Radiation Dose of MPI SPECT by Half

A new study raises the possibility that the radiation dose for MPI SPECT imaging can be reduced by half without sacrificing image quality, according to Dr. Nili Zafrir, who presented the results of the study this week at the International Conference of Non-Invasive Cardiovascular Imaging in Amsterdam. Recently, software has become available that can reduce the […]