Committed to Cardiovascular Care

2018-05-22

With EuroPCR 2018 just around the corner, it’s time to take a closer look at some of the most prevalent cardiovascular diseases like structural heart disease, coronary artery disease, and congenital heart disease.

This dossier features articles demonstrating outcome-relevant decision-making in diagnosing myocardial infarction, advancements in minimally-invasive therapies such as left atrial appendage closure, and innovations in clinical pathways.


High-Sensitivity Troponin I Assays: A Breakthrough in AMI Diagnosis

Thanks to high-sensitivity troponin I assays, new possibilities have emerged for quicker, more accurate diagnoses of myocardial infarction. Peter Kavsak, PhD talks about their potential to significantly impact patient care and protocols.

New Perspectives in Cardiology

syngo DynaCT has revolutionized the workflow for complex cardiac interventions. Find out how this innovative application supports 3D imaging during procedures at University Hospital Erlangen.
 

Cardiac Care in the Tropics

Since its founding in 2001, the Sarawak General Hospital Heart Centre in Malaysia has become a renowned specialist healthcare and research facility. It offers excellent care at low cost. Two of its founders explain how grit, technology, and team spirit enabled this success.

Real-time Volume ICE Improves Cardiac Interventions

Intracardiac echocardiography (ICE) plays an essential role in guiding complex cardiovascular interventions. Real-time volume ICE was used for the first time in clinical application at the Centro Hospitalar Vila Nova de Gaia/Espinho in Portugal.
 


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