A blow to the chest can have highly contrasting effects. For instance, some baseball players have died after being hit in the chest by a baseball, while patients undergoing fatal cardiac tachyarrhythmias have been saved by an appropriately timed thump to the chest. Scientists know that such blows create rapid strains on heart tissue, but […]Continue Reading ...
The American College of Chest Physicians® (CHEST) announced the publication of updates to the evidence-based guidelines on therapy for pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). PAH is a progressive disease that affects the small arteries in the lungs, which can lead to right-sided heart failure and death. There is no cure for PAH; there are several medications […]Continue Reading ...
Achieving fellow status in medical societies is an important benchmark for academic success. A study presented at the CHEST Annual Meeting 2018 shows that women are underrepresented as Fellows in CHEST but that the numbers of women applying for CHEST Fellow are increasing. Medicine has historically been a field dominated by men, particularly for physicians. […]Continue Reading ...
August 1, 2018 For patients with Poland syndrome – a rare congenital condition affecting the chest muscle – computer-aided design (CAD) techniques can be used to create custom-made silicone implants for reconstructive surgery of the chest, reports a paper in the August issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American […]Continue Reading ...
March 9, 2018 The prestigious PLOS ONE journal has published an innovative method that seeks to improve the quality of chest compressions and which was developed at the UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country Researchers in the UPV/EHU’s Signal and Communications Group in collaboration with researchers in the Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) have developed […]Continue Reading ...
September 15, 2017 Ill newborns regularly depend on a ventilator to offer oxygen and are tethered to the life-saving tool via a plastic endotracheal tube (ETT). The American Academy of Pediatrics has endorsed well being care suppliers that ordering a chest X-ray day-to-day merely to ensure positioning of the ETT ratchets up prices with out […]Continue Reading ...
Would possibly 30, 2017 For a while now, sufferers in Sweden’s emergency clinics complaining of chest ache had been evaluated the use of the “high-sensitivity troponin T” assay. In a large-scale registry find out about revealed within the Magazine of the American School of Cardiology scientists at Karolinska Institutet display how this extra delicate analytical […]Continue Reading ...
(HealthDay)—Maximum sufferers with lively uveitis of unknown beginning with odd chest radiographs have findings in step with sarcoidosis, consistent with a learn about printed within the June 1 factor of the Annals of the American Thoracic Society. Fahriye Groen, M.D., from the Erasmus Clinical Middle in Rotterdam, Netherlands, and associates performed a retrospective cross-sectional learn […]Continue Reading ...
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 23, 2019 — An artificial intelligence (AI) system based on deep convolutional neural networks (CNN) can accurately detect normal chest radiographs, according to a study published online Jan. 22 in Radiology. Mauro Annarumma, from King’s College London, and colleagues developed an AI system based on 470,388 fully anonymized institutional adult chest radiographs acquired […]Continue Reading ...
Pectus Excavatum (PE), Pectus Carinatum (PC), Poland Syndrome (PS), Sunken Chest Deformity (SCD), Barrel Chest Deformity (BCD), Body Builder Deformity (BBD), and Long Upper Chest Wall (LCW) are Chest Wall Deformities (CWDs) that are documented in the medical literature. A scoliotic CWD, unlike PE or PC, does not only concern the anterior chest wall but […]Continue Reading ...
March 16, 2018 In the event of a cardiorespiratory arrest, two actions are crucial for the patient’s survival: cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and defibrillation. CPR consists of rhythmically compressing the patient’s chest to generate a minimum flow of blood in order to minimize the deterioration of vital organs (heart and brain). And defibrillation involves applying an […]Continue Reading ...
September 28, 2017 A brand new analysis to decide whether or not emergency room sufferers with chest ache can move house and stick to up with their physician proved 100% protected whilst shaving just about a break day their seek advice from and $6500 off their invoice. The “Henry Ford HEART Learn about” (HFHS), led […]Continue Reading ...
September 15, 2017 Unwell newborns incessantly depend on a ventilator to provide oxygen and are tethered to the life-saving instrument via a plastic endotracheal tube (ETT). The American Academy of Pediatrics has recommended well being care suppliers that ordering a chest X-ray day-to-day merely to make sure positioning of the ETT ratchets up prices with […]Continue Reading ...
Flail chest is a major form of harm to the chest, and even though it’s uncommon it might have critical penalties. Be informed in regards to the reasons and coverings.Continue Reading ...
For a while now, sufferers in Sweden’s emergency clinics complaining of chest ache had been evaluated the usage of the “high-sensitivity troponin T” assay. In a large-scale registry learn about printed within the Magazine of the American Faculty of Cardiology scientists at Karolinska Institutet display how this extra delicate analytical way has advanced analysis for […]Continue Reading ...
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