Tag: "perfusion" at medical news
Bones repair themselves with bone marrow cells
...hers also tested a cell culture system called flow perfusion
system. In this system, fluid containing nutrients...ion could be further improved by adapting the flow perfusion
system or whether altering the rate at which the fluid is pumped through the mesh could influence th...
Cardiac events better treated with intense cholesterol-lowering regime
...s pharmacologic lipid treatment reduces myocardial perfusion
abnormalities and cardiac events to a greater exte...coronary artery// disease by performing myocardial perfusion
imaging at baseline and after 2.6 years with software-based quantitative measurement of perfusion
Hidden Disease in Stroke Patients
...dial ischemia are exercise ECG, nuclear myocardial perfusion
imaging, and stress echocardiography."...
New Method Of Delivering Chemotherapy
...searchers. It as found that patients treated with perfusion
therapy had a 75-percent chance of having their tumor shrink by half. Results lasted up to 16 months. Some patients only need one treatment while others need multiple treatments for the procedure to be most effective.Perfusion therapy is being used t...
Influence Of Heart Rate On Myocardial Oxygen Tension
...n is depending on several factors such as coronary perfusion
pressure, metabolic need, heart rate, and tenacity of the coronary vessels. An increasing heart rate starting from a base rate results in an increasing cardiac output but to a higher oxygen consumption also. However, up to now, it remained unclear ho...
Shortness Of Breath A More Reliable Indicator Of High Risk Cardiac Disease
...ery disease. Functional testing such as myocardial perfusion
test should be taken up in such patients....
Pomegranate Juice Consumption May Improve Myocardial Ischemia
...granate juice for 3 months would affect myocardial perfusion
in 45 patients who had CHD and myocardial ischemia...ts underwent electrocardiographic-gated myocardial perfusion
single-photon emission computed tomography at rest and during stress at baseline and 3 months. Vis...
Perfusion bioreactor could enhance stem cell research and application in the future
...transplantation of stem cells. The device called a perfusion
bioreactor is designed to mimic conditions encount...y a parallel simulation of circulatory system. The perfusion
bioreactor allows the delivery of essential nutrients in a physiological way. Furthermore, the resea...
Treatment Resistant Tumors Can Be Targeted Better Using Botox
...n contrast, pro-vascular approaches increase tumor perfusion
and oxygenation temporarily,' concluded Dr. Gallez....
Three Teslas magnetic resonance imager acquired. Shot in the arm for research
...(used, fundamentally, for the study of the brain), perfusion
(blood circulation system) and functional magnetic resonance. Molecular radiology The 3 Teslas unit also provides new care possibilities as regards molecular radiology. The new concept of imaging procedures involves the use of substances that are...
"Umbrella" Valve Provides Potential Alternative to Lung Surgery
...ansferred an average of 20 percent ventilation and perfusion
to healthier regions of the lung. Two thirds of patients in group A also had a 4-point or more SGRQ improvement at 6 months and showed significant improvements in oxygen use and DLCO. Compared with patients in group B, patients in group A were less t...
Cardiocerebral Resuscitation, A New Technique For Out-Of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest
...of time,' says Ewy. 'This does not provide optimal perfusion
of the vital organs.' The new data confirm a study published earlier this year (The American Journal of Medicine (2006) 119, 335-340). Emergency medical services in two Wisconsin counties were able to increase survival rates three-fold when they sw...
Relationship Between Delirium and Dementia
...uences. Use of SPECT scanning to assess cerebral perfusion
changes in patients with delirium. Led by Tamara F...nts, which shows that frontal or parietal cerebral perfusion
abnormalities occur in cases of delirium. These results suggest localized involvement in the brain’s...
Cataplexy During Status Cataplecticus Resembles REM Sleep
...us in a narcoleptic patient, with the use of brain perfusion
single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT), have led to the discovery that cataplexy during status cataplecticus, a case of prolonged cataplexy, partially resembles normal rapid eye movement (REM) sleep but without the other imaging character...
Inaccuracies in Cardiac PET-CT Scanning
...perly co-registered PET/CT data provide definitive perfusion
images demonstrated in this study and, as reported earlier, suitable for assessing severity of coronary artery disease, for following its regression or progression, and for identifying mild early non-obstructive coronary atherosclerosis as the basis ...