Tag: blood vessels

Tightly iFR-Optimized PCI May Cut Cardiac Event Risk

As much as intracoronary physiologic measures can help operators identify potential ischemia-producing targets for percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), they may also verify whether the procedure...

Two Cardiac MR Articles Pulled for Research Misconduct

Two studies touting the use of cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) for noninvasive detection of coronary microvascular dysfunction have been retracted on the basis of findings...

Novel Smart Needle System Reduces Risk of Filler Complications

In the very near future, clinicians injecting dermal fillers on the face will have the benefit of a guided “smart” needle that senses blood vessels, thereby...

Thrombectomy Alone Noninferior to Combination Therapy in Stroke

Endovascular thrombectomy alone was noninferior to thrombectomy plus thrombolysis with alteplase in terms of functional outcome for patients with large-vessel acute ischemic stroke in a...

COVID-19 Lung Problems May Start in Blood Vessels

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Some COVID-19 patients have very low oxygen, but don’t seem to...

COVID-19 Linked to Large Vessel Stroke in Young Adults

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Physicians in New York City, which still leads the nation in reported...

Abbott’s Fast COVID-19 Test Poses Safety Issues, Lab Workers Say

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. Lab personnel say worries are mounting over the safety of a...

What are ‘COVID toes’ and why are dermatologists seeing an ‘epidemic’ of them in kids?

Dermatologists nationwide are seeing a sudden influx of what some are calling “COVID toes.” Here’s how the condition may be linked to the infection. (Photo:...