Cardiology

New retinal examination can predict a heart attack

Combining information about the pattern of blood vessels in the retina with genetic data can enable accurate prediction of an individual's risk of coronary artery disease (CAD) and its potentially fatal outcome, myocardial ...

Cardiology

AI enables personalized treatment of myocarditis

Myocarditis (inflammation of the heart muscle) is usually caused by viruses, e.g., COVID-19. However, it can also be induced by medication, toxic substances or in the context of a rheumatological disease. Clinical assessment ...

Oncology & Cancer

Preop body image tied to breast reconstruction complications

(HealthDay)—Patients with lower preoperative body image satisfaction may have an increased risk for some postoperative complications after breast cancer reconstruction surgery, according to a study published in the March ...

Radiology & Imaging

Warming of CT contrast media may not be needed

According to ARRS' American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR), the resources required to warm iohexol 350 to body temperature before injection for CT may not be warranted, given the lack of observed practical benefit.

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