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2015-04-15 16:31:07

Corlanor is the First New Chronic Heart Failure Medicine Approved by the FDA in Nearly a Decade THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN) today announced that

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2015-04-13 11:13:46

There have been countless stories over the years of people who have gone through near-death experiences, ranging from tales of floating above their own hospital beds to traveling towards a heavenly bright light, but are these simply due to chemical changes in the body?

2015-04-10 23:00:34

Wimbledon Health Partners, the leading on-site diagnostic testing organization which provides vascular, electrocardiogram, echocardiogram, and NCV testing, is proud to announce the roll-out of

2015-04-09 12:35:27

Device offers patients with atrial fibrillation an alternative to long-term use of blood thinners CHICAGO, April 9, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A cardiologist at Northwestern Memorial

2015-04-01 23:09:31

Parent Heart Watch Commemorates 10th Anniversary with "10 Lists of 10" Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) April 01, 2015 Parent Heart Watch (PHW), the

2015-04-01 23:01:16

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Electrophysiology Market by Product (Diagnostic Catheter (Conventional, Advanced, Ultrasound)), Ablation Catheter (Cryoablation, RF, Microwave), Lab Devices (Mapping,

2015-03-31 08:36:31

BAUDETTE, Minn., March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ANI Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2015-03-27 12:26:24

DALLAS, March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report "Electrophysiology Market by Product (Diagnostic Catheter (Conventional, Advanced, Ultrasound),

2015-03-26 16:32:34

First in Midwest to use newly approved Watchman left atrial appendage closure device ROYAL OAK, Mich., March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardiologists at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak

2015-03-24 16:27:49

Novel Stroke Risk Reduction Option for Indicated Patients with Atrial Fibrillation MARLBOROUGH, Mass., March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, three patients in the United States


Latest cardiac dysrhythmia Reference Libraries

Echocardiogram
2013-07-29 11:11:00

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
2013-04-30 13:21:44

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...

Precordial Thump
2012-12-31 12:53:08

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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