Latest Artificial pacemaker Stories
A team of cardiologists, materials scientists, and bioengineers have created and tested a new type of implantable device for measuring the heart's electrical output that they say is a vast improvement over current devices.
Biocompatible electronics could enable new surgical applications
A standard test of the implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) is linked to significant thought-processing problems that improve for most patients within a year after the device is inserted
SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb.
Survey Identifies Need for Improved Dialogue between Health Providers and Patients WASHINGTON, Feb.
Successful implantation of a new type of cardiac pacemaker with wireless remote telemonitoring.
FDA researchers have found that certain cardiac pacemakers may inadequately stimulate a patient's heart while undergoing a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan due to the magnetic pulses mixing with the electronic pulses from the pacemaker.
Most patients with heart failure likely to benefit from a pacemaker including the capacity for cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) do not receive such an implantable device, reports a national study in the December 2009 issue of the American Heart Journal.
New research shows that some 3 million Americans may be suffering from the common heart arrhythmia know as atrial fibrillation.
NEW YORK, Dec.
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