Navigation Links
Mount Sinai pioneers new cardiac imaging device
Date:8/16/2010

Mount Sinai is the first institution in the world to use this scanner, made by Phillips Medical Systems, in a pre-clinical setting.

"There is a significant unmet need for imaging technology that visualizes plaque vulnerable to rupture," said the lead author of the work, David Cormode, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Translational and Molecular Imaging Institute, Mount Sinai School of Medicine. "The fact that the multi-color CT technique shows the gold particles, iodine and calcifications, provides us with a more complete picture of the nature of the atherosclerotic arteries."

Multi-color CT technology may also be beneficial in imaging other biological process and diseases, including cancer, kidney disease, and bowel diseases. The Mount Sinai team plans to continue studying the new scanner in additional animal studies and in humans.

"Mount Sinai has a decades-long history of making advances in cardiac imaging that have had a significant impact on the field and in patient care," said Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, Director of Mount Sinai Heart, the Zena and Michael A. Wiener Cardiovascular Institute and the Marie-Josee and Henry R. Kravis Center for Cardiovascular Health, The Mount Sinai Medical Center. "As the first center in the world to pioneer this imaging method, we are leading the charge once more in improving diagnostic tools that lessen the potentially devastating impact of heart disease."


'/>"/>

Contact: Mount Sinai Press Office
newsmedia@mssm.edu
212-241-9200
The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Mount Sinai leads Consortium of Food Allergy Research with $29.9 million grant
2. The Marilyn B. Gula Mountains of Hope Foundation donates additional research funds to TGen
3. Chicago Father and Son Team to Climb Mount Kilimanjaro for ShelterBox
4. AAU Big Mountain Jam Basketball Tournament To Be Played On SnapSports Flooring
5. Mount Sinai researchers find structural basis for incidence of skin cancers in a genetic disorder
6. Women who consume large amounts of tea have increased risk of rheumatoid arthritis
7. Albeo Releases Six New Surface Mount LED Lighting Fixtures
8. Green Drinks NYC and Green Mountain Energy Company Present Summer Bash at Solar One
9. The Mount Sinai Hospital Ranked in Top 25 of Best Children's Hospitals in Two Specialties by U.S. News & World Report
10. Mount Sinai researchers approaching universal treatment for all strains of influenza
11. Mountain Retreat for Women Whose Lives Have Been Touched by Cancer
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:11/28/2014)... 2014 Secura Consultants, based in ... marketing organizations in the country focused on delivering ... marketplace. Secura Consultants is proud to offer complimentary ... Group, a leading global financial company. , Many ... the ownership interest comes the need for business ...
(Date:11/28/2014)... Alex Kramer HealthDay ... Getting kids involved in the kitchen, through cooking classes or ... foods, according to a recent review. Cooking programs and ... and behaviors, according to the new research. And, although the ... findings suggest that such programs might help children develop long-lasting ...
(Date:11/28/2014)... CA (PRWEB) November 28, 2014 ... online, reported during the hugely popular, 2014 MTV ... antismoking organization Truth launched ground-breaking celebrity centered television ... The MTV viewership figures were estimated by ... antismoking ads placed the spotlight on celebrities photographed ...
(Date:11/28/2014)... UniWigs.com, a leader in the wig industry, has announced ... next Monday. This promotion features: , > 400 ... to 70% off (no coupon code needed), > ... on orders over $49 , Visit http://www.uniwigs.com for more ... 28th to Dec. 1st and the first 100 shoppers each day ...
(Date:11/28/2014)... An inventor from Flint, Mich., wants to minimize the trouble ... while lying in a hospital bed, unable to get up ... Buddy provides a more ergonomic and convenient way for a ... need to leave the bed, which avoids hassle and strain, ... and producible in design variations, it's ideal for elderly and/or ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Secura Consultants Offers Complimentary Buy-Sell Agreement Reviews 2Health News:Want Kids to Eat Better? Get Them Cooking 2Health News:Want Kids to Eat Better? Get Them Cooking 3Health News:Freedom Laser Therapy Applauds American Legacy’s Creative Advertising Targeting Celebrity Smokers 2Health News:Freedom Laser Therapy Applauds American Legacy’s Creative Advertising Targeting Celebrity Smokers 3Health News:Freedom Laser Therapy Applauds American Legacy’s Creative Advertising Targeting Celebrity Smokers 4Health News:Freedom Laser Therapy Applauds American Legacy’s Creative Advertising Targeting Celebrity Smokers 5Health News:Pre-X'mas Crazy Sale Starts from $0 at UniWigs.com 2
... today announced the,expansion of its proprietary pipeline, with ... orally-available small molecule compound,targeted for the treatment of ... inhibit major signalling pathways,involving Flt3 and CDK, which ... the most frequent genetic alterations,reported in acute myeloid ...
... NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa., Nov. 27 In its ... homeopathy, Boiron,Laboratories disputes an editorial comment published in ... that its author has misinterpreted results of,clinical trials ... journal features an editorial by Ben Goldacre on,the ...
... say current labeling doesn,t reflect reports of bizarre behaviors ... (HealthDay News) -- A U.S. Food and Drug Administration ... Tamiflu (oseltamivir) should have a stronger warning label to ... who use the medication. , The FDA,s Pediatric Advisory ...
... ZMH ; SWX: ZMH) today announced that J. ... a member of the Board of Directors effective,November 30, ... John L.,McGoldrick, a current Board member, will serve as ... and Chief Executive Officer,of the Company from August 2001 ...
... Pronounced "mursa,",methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is one of the ... it. It has,killed the elderly, babies, toddlers, teenagers and ... public schools., One of the most common places ... can start innocently, perhaps with a nick or cut. ...
... Rate..., CLEARWATER, Fla., Nov. 27 minSURG Corporation, ... it has certified over 600 surgeons in its TruFUSE ... in the basic technique at the,North American Spine Society ... believe that this milestone is a reasonable predictor that ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:S*BIO Expands Pipeline With the Development of a Unique Flt3 -CDK Inhibitor as a Targeted Therapy for Acute Leukemias 2Health News:Boiron Laboratories Disputes British Journal's Editorial on Homeopathy 2Health News:Boiron Laboratories Disputes British Journal's Editorial on Homeopathy 3Health News:FDA Panel Backs Tougher Warning for Tamiflu 2Health News:FDA Panel Backs Tougher Warning for Tamiflu 3Health News:Ray Elliott to Retire as Chairman of Zimmer Holdings; John McGoldrick to Serve as Non-Executive Chairman 2Health News:Ray Elliott to Retire as Chairman of Zimmer Holdings; John McGoldrick to Serve as Non-Executive Chairman 3Health News:New Booklet Reveals 12 Proven Methods for Stopping MRSA from Infecting Your Feet and Your Family's Feet 2Health News:Over 600 Surgeons Certified to use TruFUSE(R) to Treat Back Pain Sufferers 2
(Date:11/26/2014)... Texas , Nov. 26, 2014 ... today announced the completion of previously announced concurrent ... million.  After fees and estimated offering expenses, Lexicon ... the transactions.  The transactions consisted of: ... common stock, pursuant to a registration statement that ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... CUMBERLAND, Md. , Nov. 26, 2014  Over ... half of those suffer from this pain daily. Chronic ... specialty of pain management is born to fulfill the ... treat all types of pain. On October ... to the Cumberland, Maryland community.  ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... ELMSFORD, N.Y. , Nov. 26, 2014  BioScrip ® , ... M. Smith , President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at ... follows: , , , Date: , , , ... , , 2:50 p.m. EST , , , , Location: ... About BioScrip, Inc. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Lexicon Announces Completion Of $280 Million In Financing Transactions 2Lexicon Announces Completion Of $280 Million In Financing Transactions 3New Pain Management Center Opens in Cumberland, Md. 2
... LAKES, N.J., Dec. 29 BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: ... would present at the following investor healthcare conferences in January: , , ... 6, 2010, 9:15 a.m. ET, 28th ... 6:30 p.m. ET, , A live webcast of BD,s ...
... PALM CITY, Fla., Dec. 29 Connectyx Technologies Holdings Group, ... a National RV Owners Community as a marketing partner to ... over one million members and more than 3,400 individual club ... The RV Club provides its membership with essential services ranging ...
Cached Medicine Technology:BD to Present at Investor Healthcare Conferences 2Connectyx Announces MedFlash Sales Partnership with National Recreational Vehicle Club 2Connectyx Announces MedFlash Sales Partnership with National Recreational Vehicle Club 3
PremierEdge™ Stab Knives - 15°....
Interchangeable design allows you to select a single handpiece and change tips during the procedure. Universal connector. Disassembles for easy cleaning. Tips can rotate 360 degrees to re-orient port...
Interchangeable design allows you to select a single handpiece and change tips during the procedure. Universal connector. Disassembles for easy cleaning. Tips can rotate 360 degrees to re-orient port...
Infusion Cannula, 2.0mm....
Medicine Products: