Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Tailoring Stress Cardiac MRI for Women with Ischemic Heart Disease|
Kim-Lien T Nguyen
||West Los Angeles, CA
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||Clinical Science R&D
|| January 2019 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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PROJECT ABSTRACT Chronic ischemic heart disease (IHD) is a $10.4-billion-dollar problem that is responsible for 45.1% of deaths attributable to cardiovascular disease. Compared to men, women have a different spectrum of IHD. Current diagnostic tools follow a one-size-fits-all model and are designed to detect a male pattern of IHD. Issues such as breast tissue, obesity, and lung disease render easily accessible tools such as ultrasound or nuclear SPECT imaging more limiting for women. Ischemia wi...
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