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HeartFlow FFRCT for estimating fractional flow reserve from coronary CT angiography Guidance

Source: UK Health Forum

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Date of publication: February 2017

Publication type: Guidance

In a nutshell: New guidance, published today (14/02/2017), by NICE has recommended an innovative new device called HeartFlow FFRCT, to help clinicians diagnose coronary artery disease in patients with recent onset, stable chest pain.    126 more words

Cardiovascular Diseases

The Silent Syndrome

This month, Lateral Magazine’s theme is “Heart”.

I have written an article about my experience with Wellens’ syndrome. It is titled “The Silent Syndrome”.

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Personal Story

Heart tests in the Emergency Department. What do they do?

If you find yourself in the Emergency Department for suspected heart problems, be prepared for a barrage of tests. Most involve needles.  616 more words

Personal Story

National Epilepsy Day: Education about epilepsy helps in the treatment

National Epilepsy Day is observed on 17th November each year. The objective behind celebrating this day is to create awareness about epilepsy. Epilepsy is a chronic disorder of brain in which nerve cell activity in the brain becomes disrupted leading to seizures or periods of unusual behavior. 351 more words

Health

Sex & heart disease

Let’s talk about sex, baby!

From “All about healthy choices“, a blog by Dr Jonathon on WordPress.

This article contains some good advice that you might be too embarrassed to ask your doctor about.

Source: SEX AND HEART DISEASE

Lifestyle

The most important medical tests for your mind body and gut

Here are the diagnostic tests that can shed light on your metabolism and help you maintain your optimum weight so you can still enjoy being a foodie without resorting to drastic diets. 879 more words

Food