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Results of intelligent, wireless, left-heart, implantable, hemodynamic monitor will be presented at the Heart Failure Conference in Sevilla, Spain (May 23-26, 2015). Michigan,
TAMPA, Fla., May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Electrophysiologist Kevin Makati, M.D. with St.
LOS ANGELES, May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Good Samaritan Hospital is one of the first hospitals in California to offer patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (a-fib) an alternative
12-month Clinical Trial Met Primary Safety and Efficacy Endpoints MARLBOROUGH, Mass., May 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CardioFocus, Inc., a medical device company developing the HeartLight®
-Data Presented at Heart Rhythm Society's 36th Annual Scientific Sessions- SAN DIEGO, May 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Acutus Medical, Inc., an innovative medical device company committed
WATCHMAN offers patients with atrial fibrillation alternative to warfarin therapy ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 15, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Michigan Frankel Cardiovascular
Doctors Ignore Critical Pacemaker & Defibrillator Capability WASHINGTON, May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- If you don't have an integrated home-based remote monitoring plan, then the simple
VENTURE-AF, the First Global, Prospective, Randomized Trial of Any Novel Oral Anticoagulant in this Setting, Presented as Late-Breaking Clinical Trial RARITAN, N.J., May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/
Cardiac arrest in children may not be easily recognizable.
New white paper by Heart Rhythm Society and National Stroke Association outlines specific recommendations for improving communication and education released during Heart Rhythm 2015 BOSTON,
An echocardiogram is a test that, much like an ultrasound, uses sound waves to create a moving image of the heart. The most common type of echocardiogram is performed transthoracic, meaning the image is taken through a probe against the chest. A TTE does not involve radiation and is a very safe procedure. A cardiac sonographer will put a gel on the patient's chest and move the transducer around different areas, including directly anterior to the breastbone, inferior and lateral to the right...
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, commonly known as CPR, is an emergency procedure performed in an effort to preserve brain function and manually pump blood through to the body’s vital organs, until further measures are taken to restore spontaneous circulation. CPR is indicated in cardiac arrest patients, but may also be performed on patients with an unresponsive presentation or those experiencing agonal breaths or severe and prolonged arrhythmias such as bradycardia or tachycardia. The first...
The precordial thump is an application of mechanical energy through a calculated strike to the torso when in a specific fatal heart rhythm. This procedure is used in very specific circumstances by highly trained health professionals with ACLS certifications. The Procedure While in the presence of a patient that is suffering a potentially fatal heart rhythm, a medical provider can strike a calculated point on the sternum to disrupt that rhythm. The energy transferred by the provider is...
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