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TEL AVIV, Israel, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In a two studies published recently in Heart Rhythm Society annual meeting, Investigators from the department of cardiology in Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge, UK found that Cheetah Medical's NICOM system is an effective and practical method for optimizing the function of Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy (CRT) pacemakers.
Abnormalities in cardiac conduction, the rate at which the heart conducts electrical impulses to contract and relax, are a major cause of death and disability around the world.
The US Drug Watchdog says, "Darvocet, Darvon, and Propoxyphene are perhaps the most prescribed pain pills in history, and they may also be the deadliest.
Implantable device monitors heart activity and signals impending heart attack CHICAGO, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When a heart attack begins, a stopwatch starts. With each passing minute heart tissue is deprived of blood, causing it to deteriorate or die.
IRVING, Texas, April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Novation, the leading health care supply contracting company, announced today the addition of St. Jude Medical (St. Paul, MN) to its portfolio of agreements for Cardiac Rhythm Management products. St.
Surgical infections associated with pacemakers and defibrillators led to 3-fold increases in hospital stay, 55-118% higher hospitalization costs, 8 to 11 fold increase in mortality rates, and double the mortality after 1 year compared to pacemaker and defibrillator implantations where no infection occurred.
SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NewCardio, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: NWCI) a cardiovascular diagnostic solutions developer, announced today that the Company has been invited to present the results of a recent QTinno Â® performance study at an upcoming conference entitled "Cardiovascular Safety in Drug Development: State-of-the-Art Assessments," sponsored by the U.S.
DETROIT, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Detroit Medical Center (DMC) Cardiovascular Institute (CVI) announced its first implant of the AngelMed Guardian cardiac monitor and alert system.
New device is designed to improve survival rates from heart attack in high-risk heart patients. NEPTUNE, N.J., March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today at Jersey Shore University Medical Center, 66-year-old heart attack survivor Charles Theodora from Ocean Township became the first NY/NJ Metropolitan resident to be implanted with the experimental AngelMed Guardian cardiac monitor and alert system device that could alert him if a heart attack is imminent.
BLUE ISLAND, Ill., March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lee Ryan, 74, a Worth, Illinois man was among the first in Chicago to receive a MRI-compatible pacemaker.
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