PET Scan can Detect Heart Disease Risk Factors in Sleep Apnea Patients
28 days ago - By Medindia Health
Obstructive sleep apnea can lead to high blood pressure, stroke, chronic heart failure and other cardiovascular problems. Therefore, patients with OSA, should receive PET myocardial perfusion imaging as early as possible to exclude coronary microcirculatory dysfunction.
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Scientists investigate genomic pillars behind transition from healthy hearts to heart failure
28 days ago - By News Medical
Scientists investigating heart failure have been limited to studying diseased heart tissue in the lab - understandably, as people don't tend to pluck out a healthy heart for the sake of research.
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