Keck Medicine of USC Announces Acquisition of Los Angeles Cardiology Associates

Newswise — LOS ANGELES – Keck Medicine of USC announces the acquisition of Los Angeles Cardiology Associates, a cardiovascular care group with eight locations across the Los Angeles region. This acquisition, effective Feb. 24, 2019, expands the cardiovascular care provided by Keck Medicine of USC and adds 11 physicians to the institution’s roster of faculty cardiologists.

3D imaging technique enables customized care for mitral valve disease patients

Courtesy of the University of Texas at Austin. 

A team of researchers from the University of Texas (UT) at Austin developed a noninvasive 3D imaging technique that can provide surgeons customized models of the hearts of mitral valve (MV) disease patients for presurgical planning, according to research published in the January issue of Annals of Biomedical Engineering. 

Quantitative imaging of breast tumors, parenchyma may improve breast cancer diagnosis

“Because breast parenchyma may reflect the biologic risk factors associated with breast cancer development, yielding the stromal parenchyma as an indicator of precancer, the combination of parenchyma and tumor characteristics may provide a stronger predictive model of malignancy,” lead author Hui Li, PhD, and colleagues wrote in a new study published in Radiology