Cardiology

Low-field portable MRI detects intracerebral hemorrhage

(HealthDay)—Low-field portable magnetic resonance imaging (pMRI) has a sensitivity of 80.4 percent for detecting intracerebral hemorrhages (ICHs), according to a study published online Aug. 25 in Nature Communications.

Cardiology

Screening for atrial fibrillation could reduce risk of stroke

Screening for atrial fibrillation in 75- and 76-year-olds could reduce the risk of stroke, severe bleeding and death, according to a study at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden that has been published in the journal The Lancet.

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