Posts by Shady Abohashem, MD
FDG PET/CT Imaging for Stroke Risk Stratification in Patients without Atrial Fibrillation
Shady Abohashem, MD, a researcher in the Cardiovascular Imaging Research Center in the Department of Radiology at Massachusetts General Hospital, discusses the potential of FDG imaging with PET/CT for stroke risk stratification in patients without atrial fibrillation.
Neural Activity on PET/CT Independently Associates with Subsequent Takotsubo Syndrome
By analyzing 18F-FDG-PET/CT scans, researchers in the Cardiology Division at Massachusetts General Hospital have become the first to demonstrate that heightened stress-associated neurobiological activity precedes the development of Takotsubo syndrome.
Air Pollution May Increase Risk of CVD by Activating Arterial Inflammation
Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital conducted a retrospective study that linked exposure to air pollution with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease.