Category: Cardiology Advancements

Jupiter Medical Introduces Catheter Technology for Complex Cardiac Ablations

Jupiter Medical Center becomes the first in South Florida to employ the OPTRELL Mapping Catheter, a revolutionary tool that enhances the accuracy and efficacy of cardiac ablations for conditions like atrial fibrillation. Driven by the expertise of Dr. Matthew Kolek, the medical center is setting new standards in electrophysiology with advanced, minimally invasive treatments.

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Surgeon Performs World’s First Deep Venous Stent Thrombectomies Using Minimally Invasive Catheter

Dr. Steven Abramowitz at MedStar Washington Hospital Center has successfully performed the world’s first deep venous stent thrombectomies using an innovative minimally invasive catheter. The thrombectomy catheter, known as the “stent cleaner,” has shown exceptional procedural success rates, improving symptoms and offering a promising treatment option for patients with deep venous stent thrombosis.

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PGI Sets New Milestone with Successful ‘MitraClip’ Intervention for Leaking Mitral Valve

The Department of Cardiology at PGI, Chandigarh, achieves a remarkable milestone by performing a successful “MitraClip” intervention on an elderly patient with a leaking mitral heart valve. This minimally invasive procedure highlights PGI’s expertise and innovation in treating cardiac conditions, offering patients an alternative to high-risk surgical procedures.

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Revolutionizing Heart Care: New Diagnostic Tool Unveiled at Hackensack University Medical Center

Hackensack University Medical Center introduces the Coroventis CoroFlow Cardiovascular System, a groundbreaking diagnostic tool for microvascular disease. This wireless device allows accurate assessment and diagnosis of heart function, helping identify the causes of symptoms and providing effective treatment options. Learn how this innovation is transforming heart care at Hackensack.

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Stress Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging: A Powerful Tool for Diagnosing and Risk Stratifying Coronary Artery Disease

Stress CMR, particularly with 3-T MRI, has proven highly accurate in diagnosing and risk stratifying patients with stable chest pain and suspected coronary artery disease (CAD). Inducible ischemia and late gadolinium enhancement (LGE) are associated with increased cardiovascular risk, while normal stress CMR findings reduce the likelihood of adverse events.

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