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2012-08-14 23:02:37

Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center is among the first medical facilities in the country to participate in the ALERTS Pivotal US trial, which evaluates the safety and effectiveness of the AngelMed Guardian implantable cardiac monitor and alert system. Camden, New Jersey (PRWEB) August 13, 2012 Lourdes Cardiology Services recently announced its participation in the ALERTS Pivotal US trial for the AngelMed Guardian implantable cardiac monitor and alert system, which prompts patients of a heart...

2012-07-25 06:37:53

By: Katie Williams, Ivanhoe Health Correspondent (Ivanhoe Newswire)- Researchers have completed the first study of a procedure which uses three dimensional maps to determine the location of electrical signals in children´s hearts. This could help cardiologists correct rapid heart rhythms in young patients. Children who have atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia, or AVNRT, suffer from disruptions in the heart's electrical system that causes sudden rapid heart rates. Patients...

2012-04-30 13:19:01

Great care should be taken when performing magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in patients with a cardiac pacemaker. Henning Bovenschulte and his co-authors review recent findings in the latest issue of Deutsches Ärzteblatt International (Dtsch Arztebl Int 2012; 109[15]: 270-5). MRI is generally contraindicated in patients with a pacemaker (PM) or an implantable cardiac defibrillator (ICD), because of the risk of life-threatening events. The devices and their sensors may interact...

2012-03-28 10:46:21

Patients with a cardiac irregularity and myotonic dystrophy type 1 (a severe neuromuscular disorder with a high risk of sudden death) who received an invasive treatment strategy that included testing of their heart's electrical conduction system and if needed, implantation of a device such as a pacemaker, had an associated higher rate of 9-year survival compared to patients treated noninvasively, according to a study in the March 28 issue of JAMA. Myotonic dystrophy type 1 (DM 1) is the...

2012-03-27 00:57:57

Risk of serious fainting episodes in patients with severe asystolic NMS cut by more than half after 2 years A select number of patients who suffer from neurally mediated synope (NMS) — a disorder in which the brain fails to regulate heart rate and blood pressure — may be good candidates to receive a dual-chamber pacemaker to prevent common NMS-related fainting spells, according to research presented today at the American College of Cardiology's 61st Annual Scientific Session....


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