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For PCI, Intravascular Ultrasound Guidance Bests Angiography Guidance

Med Page Today

(MedPage Today) -- ATLANTA -- The use of intravascular ultrasound (IVUS)-guided percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in patients with acute coronary syndromes resulted in better outcomes compared with angiography-guided therapy, a randomized.

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Scientist shows focused ultrasound can reach deep into the brain to relieve pain

Science Daily - Heart Disease

Scientists have found soundwaves from low-intensity focused ultrasound aimed at a place deep in the brain called the insula can reduce both the perception of pain and other effects of pain, such as heart rate changes.

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Intravascular Ultrasound Outperforms Angiography for Peripheral Artery Disease Treatment

DAIC

With IVUS, a tiny ultrasound device is inserted into the vessel via a catheter to produce cross-sectional and 3D images of the vessel for more accurate information on vessel dimensions and plaque morphology. The balloons used in the study were also coated with drugs that help to prevent further plaque buildup.

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New Philips Mini TEE Ultrasound Transducer Helps Improve Cardiac Care for More Patients

DAIC

Cardiovascular ultrasound has played a key role in the evolution of early diagnosis of structural heart disease, led by a technology pioneered by Philips: the ‘transesophageal echocardiography’ (TEE) ultrasound transducer. 5] Signify Ultrasound Transducers & Catheters World Market Report – 2021 Edition. [7] J Am Coll Cardiol.

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Ultrasound characteristics of abdominal vascular compression syndromes

Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine

They are not commonly seen in ultrasound practices, and their presence may have been underrecognized and underdiagnosed. The ultrasound criteria for AVCS are primarily based on studies with small sample sizes, and therefore, it is important to exercise caution if these criteria are used.

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Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS) for Coronary Intervention

All About Cardiovascular System and Disorders

Coronary Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS) equipment consists of an IVUS catheter, pullback device and the imaging console. Incomplete stent apposition can be detected by intravascular ultrasound. If lesion lengths have to be assessed, motorized pullback is required. For assessing lesion morphology a manual pullback can also be done.

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‘It’s Completely Changed My Practice’: Marla Dubinsky, MD, on Intestinal Ultrasound for Crohn’s Disease

HCPLive

Marla Dubinsky, MD, discusses the use of segmental intestinal ultrasound to address screen failure associated with the SES-CD in clinical trials and for detecting transmural healing.