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Written by Judith Buckland

2015 Year in Review

As we near the end of 2015, we've put together CardioServ's Year in Review. Lots of new additions to CardioServ this year - new faces, new software and even new exercise equipment! Also, learn about important changes to accreditation guidelines coming up in the next couple of months and see our...
2015 Year in Review
Written by Judith Buckland

Pulmonary Hypertension Case Study Presentation

Correct Echo Techniques in Pulmonary Hypertension: Case Study Presentation An 85 year old patient presents to the ER with worsening shortness of breath and a history of known pulmonary hypertension. Her chest x-ray reveals massive cardiomegaly. An echo is ordered to assess the status of her...
Pulmonary Hypertension Case Study Presentation
Written by Judith Buckland

Echo in Pulmonary Embolism…the clot thickens

Echocardiography in the Diagnosis of Pulmonary Embolism Pulmonary embolism continues to cause at least 60,000 deaths per year in the United States according to CDC statistics. Ten percent of symptomatic pulmonary emboli are fatal within one hour of symptoms onset. However, diagnosis can often be...
Echo in Pulmonary Embolism…the clot thickens
Written by Judith Buckland

Case Study of the Week: Dr Wharton’s Echo Case: Problem Pill or Is There a Pill for This Problem?

Here is a great case from Dr. Wharton on Medscape of a 45 year old patient with hyperlipidemia (high LDL-C and high triglycerides) taking a high-potency statin who presents with pericardial effusion and signs of tamponade. What should be done next? a) CT/MRI b) Pericardiocentesis c) Liver...
Case Study of the Week: Dr Wharton’s Echo Case: Problem Pill or Is There a Pill for This Problem?
Written by Judith Buckland

New Nuclear Accrediting Organization: RadSite

Up until now most facilities are familiar with their options for accrediting organizations when it comes time to submit their nuclear application to seek their mandated Nuclear Accreditation. Many are aware of the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (known to many as ICANL) and the American...
New Nuclear Accrediting Organization: RadSite

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