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2014-05-12 23:00:11

Humility of Mary Health Partners is among the first healthcare providers in the country to implant the world’s first commercially available subcutaneous implantable defibrillator. Youngstown, Ohio (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Humility of Mary Health Partners is among the first healthcare providers in the country to implant a revolutionary new cardiac defibrillator under the skin of patients at risk for sudden cardiac arrest. The new device, called an S-ICD, was developed by Cameron...

2013-04-16 23:02:20

New ICD device technology is changing the CRM market for a population with heart disease on the rise. Vancouver, Canada (PRWEB) April 16, 2013 Heart failure affects over five million people annually in the U.S., and is the most costly cardiovascular illness with upwards of $30 billion spent on managing it each year. According to a new report by iData Research, the leading global authority in medical device and pharmaceutical market research, the U.S. cardiac rhythm management (CRM),...

2013-02-19 10:23:51

New research at Saint Louis University shows physicians do not talk to patients about the psychosocial impact and long-term risks of implanting cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) to treat irregular heart rhythms, leaving them misinformed about how the device may affect quality of life. The article, titled 'Patient Perceptions, Physician Communication and the Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator,' was published online in JAMA Internal Medicine (formerly Archives of Internal Medicine) on...

Alternative For Regulating Heart Beat Offered From Innovative New Defibrillator
2012-10-03 09:25:31

A new ground-breaking technology was recently used at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) where two cardiologists, Dr. David Birnie and Dr. Pablo Nery, implanted a new innovative leadless defibrillator, the subcutaneous implantable cardioverter defibrillator (S-ICD), to an 18 year-old patient. Under Health Canada's special access program, this was only the third time this new type of ICD had been implanted in Canada. Conventional defibrillators, known as transvenous...


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