A team of surgeons and specialists at Mass General is announcing an achievement in transplant surgery today, having recently performed the largest number of adult heart transplants in the country using what are known as Donation after Circulatory Death (DCD) donor hearts.
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The Cardiovascular Imaging Core Lab at Massachusetts General Hospital is an independent facility dedicated to providing the highest quality services to the cardiovascular imaging community. We operate as a professional, compartmented PACS/RIS/data management facility capable of handling administrative and scientific aspects of large multicenter trials compliant with FDA/NIH regulations, and can provide qualitative and quantitative analysis of cardiovascular imaging data sets.
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- Design and facilitate industrially and federally funded trials in compliance with FDA regulations
- Provide qualitative and quantitative assessment of cardiovascular imaging data sets for diagnosis of coronary atherosclerotic plaque and stenosis, as well as global and regional LV function
- Elevate the competence of cardiac CT readers with our advanced course
- Foster the development and validation of new computational assessment tools
The Cardiovascular Imaging Core Lab at Massachusetts General Hospital can provide assistance with all phases of design and application of clinical trials and is equipped to manage storage and analysis of large, complex datasets. In addition, we have expert readers able to perform complex analysis on various dataset types using workstations and software from all major vendors.
- Press Release
- Oct | 16 | 2019
Linemen's rapid weight gain can lead to hardening of heart, arteries, but problems may be offset with increased aerobic training
- Jul | 11 | 2019
Whether you're meal-prepping or cooking for a crowd, try out this recipe featuring a healthy combination that does not skip out on flavor.
- Patient Story
- Jun | 28 | 2019
On Dec. 20, 2018, Greenfield, Massachusetts resident and tattoo artist Ben Reigle woke up at 3:50 am and was unable to move the right side of his body.
- Press Release
- Jun | 25 | 2019
A biological pathway previously found to contribute to the impact of stress on the risk of cardiovascular disease also may underlie the increased incidence of such disease experienced by individuals with lower socioeconomic status.
- May | 16 | 2019
Studies have shown that psychosocial stress contributes to the development of type 2 diabetes and makes it more difficult for people who have the disease to manage their blood sugar.