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  1. Near-infrared spectroscopy could help predict future cardiovascular events

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    Wed, 10 Dec 2014

    believed to be implicated in most heart attacks , as a means to predict the risk ..... fourfold risk of MACCE, such as heart attack or stroke, within the following ..... of blood clots that can cause heart attacks . Only NIRS can detect lipid

  2. OCT, fluorescence imaging pair to better identify heart attack -prone coronary plaques

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    Fri, 11 Mar 2016

    artery plaques that are most likely to rupture and cause a heart attack . Related: High-resolution micro-OCT uncovers correlations ..... prone "vulnerable" plaques with the potential to cause a heart attack or sudden cardiac death. Fluorescence imaging techniques

  1. Researchers develop microfluidic chip to speed disease detection

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    Fri, 18 Feb 2011

    who are suffering a heart attack in the emergency room ..... And particularly, heart attacks , because heart disease ..... thing to recognise in a heart attack is if we're able ..... Validated as being a heart attack victim. As you can

    Heart Attack found at 0:39, 1:44

    working with chips that could potentially diagnose patients who are suffering a heart attack in the emergency room. Currently treating patients in the emergency room is one of the highest costs that we have in the healthcare system. And particularly, heart attacks , because heart disease is the number one killer of Americans. Because of that, it accounts for a large portion of our healthcare
    get is they die. >> The critical thing to recognise in a heart attack is if we're able to culprit vessel. Within an hour we salvaged a part muscle and as the patient's survival is significantly improved. >> 'Kay here's, here's the result from the analysis of a sample collected from the chins, chest pain patient recruited at the Houston VA Hospital, which was further. Validated as being a heart attack victim. As you can see her, the lab-on-a-chip system that we have developed here in the [UNKNOWN] lab is capable of easily diagnosing this heart attack case by the elevation in the levels of the biomarker cardiac troponin I. The gold standard bio market for the diagnosis of heart attack . If you compare the levels of the character 29 in these same nine beats when the same biomarket is evaluated from a sample collected from a noncase, a patient, a chest pain patient that was, found to be not a heart attack . You can actually see the levels of cardiac [UNKNOWN] to be significantly reduced. The potential implications of developing these new bio nanochips
  2. Avinger signs agreement with HealthTrust for OCT image-guided atherectomy system

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    Thu, 8 Sep 2016

    acquire Avinger's portfolio of technologies designed to treat peripheral artery disease (PAD, which increases risk of heart attack and stroke), including the Pantheris optical coherence tomography ( OCT ) image-guided atherectomy system that recently

  3. Super-resolution microscopy technique makes key DNA finding for possible disease treatments

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    Thu, 12 Nov 2015

    most common diseases, particularly heart attack , stroke, and cancer . The findings ..... quantify viral DNA When a person has a heart attack or a stroke, the blood supply to part ..... heart stops beating and they will have a heart attack . Similarly, when blood supply is blocked

  4. Philips Healthcare, Infraredx team on product offering for coronary blockage information

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    Fri, 8 Mar 2013

    arteries. LCP is believed to be "vulnerable plaque" that can rupture and form dangerous blood clots leading to coronary heart attacks , and is widely considered to be responsible for a significant number of stenting procedure complications. ----- Follow

  5. Just-awarded NIST grant will back calibration standard for depth-resolved optical imaging

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    Tue, 3 Sep 2013

    indicator of colon cancer. The same principle can also be applied for earlier detection of atherosclerosis, a risk factor for heart attacks in which fatty material accumulates on blood vessel walls. The fatty materials begin to cause protrusions at minute scales

  6. BIOSPECTROSCOPY/CARDIOLOGY: High-wavenumber Raman reveals composition and location of intracoronary plaques

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    Mon, 1 Nov 2010

    first time, treatment of the cause of heart attacks before they occur. Among the diseases ..... pinpointing plaques likely to cause heart attacks and strokes. But researchers are exploring ..... first time, treatment of the cause of heart attacks before they occur. Short-term applications

  7. Optical imaging combo approach reveals details of arteries

    Online Articles

    Mon, 7 Nov 2011

    that, in coronary arteries, could provide a better diagnostic tool for assessing vascular pathology, such as the risk of heart attacks or the formation of clots in arterial stents, says Gary Tearney, MD, Ph.D., of the Wellman Center for Photomedicine and

  8. Biomedical applications sweep Startup Challenge '14

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    Tue, 11 Mar 2014

    was Amos Danielli of MagBiosense, who presented a real-time, easy-to-use point-of-care system able to diagnose heart attack with laboratory-quality sensitivity. Certainly, there's plenty of optics and photonics innovation in other markets

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