First-in-human pilot imaging study shows improved heart attack prediction

First-in-human pilot imaging study shows improved heart attack prediction

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Thu, 11/21/2019 – 15:59

Doctors need better ways to detect and monitor heart disease, the leading cause of death in industrialized countries. Researchers with support from NIBIB has developed an improved optical imaging technique that found differences between potentially life-threatening coronary plaques and those posing less imminent danger for patients with coronary artery disease.

Source: National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Biomedical Engineering- News

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