On January 1, 2020, Carol and her husband traveled to Florida for the start of their four-month winter vacation. Carol felt fatigued as soon as she arrived, but did not initially give much thought to it. After a few days, Carol’s exhaustion had grown, and she’d developed a new pain in her abdomen.
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3-D Coronary Imaging
The Massachusetts General Hospital Corrigan Minehan Heart Center provides an advanced 3-D coronary imaging laboratory. This service assists both providers and patients in viewing and understanding conditions of the coronary arteries.
Providers benefit from 3-D coronary imaging technology because it is another tool that makes the diagnosis process even clearer. It also can aid in surgical planning. Patients benefit because they can view their own hearts, which often helps in understanding conditions and taking better control of their next step in the treatment process.
The 3-D coronary imaging service has three major components:
- Image acquisition from an MRI/MRA, CT angiography or coronary computed tomography angiogram (CTA)
- 3-D laboratory post-processing service where staff create 3-D images from MRIs or CTs
- Clinical interpretation service where radiologists and cardiologists use high-end computer workstations to perform the analysis and interpretation of the images
- Dec | 21 | 2021
Blum Center Program: Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Mental Health, and Resiliency Over the Holidays
Anxiety and depression can significantly affect quality of life for adults with congenital heart disease. In this presentation from December 21, 2021, psychologist Dr. Tina Luberto discusses resiliency, mental health and how to live your best life.
- Aug | 12 | 2021
Exercise for adults with congenital heart disease poses many unique challenges. In this presentation from August 12, 2021, Sherrin Gallagher, ACNP, AACC, reviews the importance of exercise and current guidelines for adults with congenital heart disease.
- Jul | 20 | 2021
In this presentation from July 20, 2021, Dr. Doreen DeFaria Yeh reviews the specific medical issues that develop among children and adults born with a complex congenital heart condition called tetralogy of Fallot.
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- Jul | 8 | 2021
Las puntuaciones de riesgo genético podrían mejorar la identificación clínica de los pacientes con mayor riesgo de infarto
Un equipo descubrió recientemente que la aplicación de la PRS puede identificar a los pacientes de riesgo que actualmente no se identifican mediante las evaluaciones clínicas estándar.
- Jun | 18 | 2021
Not even a global pandemic, with all its difficult diversions and delays, could stop the nurses of Ellison 9 from staying on track with a project timeline they had set before the COVID-19 outbreak.