Linemen's rapid weight gain can lead to hardening of heart, arteries, but problems may be offset with increased aerobic training
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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.
- 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
Researchers recommend exercise training, alone or in combination with CBT, for patients with heart failure who are experiencing depressive symptoms.
- Press Release
- Mar | 6 | 2019
A team led by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators has found that activity of an important signaling pathway increases with aging and with heart failure and that inhibiting that pathway can improve cardiac function in mouse models.
- Mar | 1 | 2019
A Massachusetts General Hospital research team has identified a nucleoprotein complex that is responsible for breaking down the arterial wall in aortic aneurysm.