Swiss and German researchers have devised an effective diagnostic cardiac MRI workup strategy that has quadrupled the rate of myocarditis detection in patients with myocardial infarction and nonobstructive coronary artery disease. By Wayne Forrest, AuntMinnie.com staff writer
Combining iodine-123 metaiodobenzylguanidine (123I-MIBG) SPECT imaging with cardiac MRI helped identify specific subsets of heart tissue more prone to arrhythmia, or an irregular heartbeat. | www.healthimaging.com | By Melissa Rohman
Researchers from Australia and China have created a 3D-printed heart that mirrors the size and texture of real cardiac tissue, with potential clinical applications in patient and medical education, communication among clinicians, and presurgical planning, according to a recent study published in PLOS One by Abraham Kim, AuntMinnie.com
Congratulations Klaire Garnica, Head of CT at St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney and her talented team for reaching 10,000 cardiac scans TODAY. A milestone for everyone involved, especially all the patients who have undergone exams on their personal journeys to better health.
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