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2014-05-07 08:31:41

DALLAS, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com offers "EpiCast Report: Gout - Epidemiology Forecast to 2023" and "EpiCast Report: Atrial Fibrillation - Epidemiology Forecast to 2023" market research reports in its store. In EpiCast Report: Atrial Fibrillation - Epidemiology Forecast to 2023 report, epidemiologists forecast that the diagnosed prevalent cases of AF in the 8MM will grow by 21.8% over the next decade, from 10,112,797 diagnosed prevalent...

2014-05-05 08:29:45

CLEVELAND, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CardioInsight Technologies, Inc., the leading developer of non-invasive electrocardiographic mapping technology, is excited to announce that its ECVUE(TM)* system will be featured at the Rhythm Theatre Symposium and in 17 abstract presentations at the upcoming 2014 Heart Rhythm Society Annual Scientific Sessions in San Francisco, California. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121101/DC03452LOGO The Rhythm Theatre Symposium highlights...

2014-05-05 08:29:07

Presentations at Stanford Biodesign New Arrhythmia Technologies Retreat and Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) Continue Focus on Atrial Fibrillation Ablation MARLBOROUGH, Mass., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CardioFocus, Inc., developer of the HeartLight® Endoscopic Ablation System for the treatment of atrial fibrillation (AF), today announced that recent data will be presented at two major conferences focusing on cardiac rhythm management, the 2014 Stanford Biodesign New Arrhythmia Technologies...

2014-05-05 08:27:51

CAMPBELL, Calif., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kalila Medical, a privately held medical device company focused on the development of next-generation steerable catheter technologies, today announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Vado(TM) Steerable Introducer Sheath used during atrial fibrillation (AF) and other procedures requiring vascular and intracardiac access. The Vado Sheath is the first of its kind steerable...

2014-04-30 23:14:18

The new Reveal LINQ Insertable Cardiac Monitor was developed by Medtronic and received FDA approval for use in the United States in February. It is the smallest heart monitor on the market and can detect and record abnormal heart rhythms for up to three years. Youngstown, OH (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Humility of Mary Health Partners recently introduced a tiny, injectable heart monitor that can record a patient’s heart rhythm for up to three years. The new Reveal LINQ Insertable Cardiac...

2014-04-21 23:00:12

Interventional cardiologists and electrophysiologists at Allegheny General Hospital recently performed the first procedure using the LARIAT™ Suture Delivery Device, a lasso-like suture that ties off the left atrial appendage (LAA), an area of the heart that is prone to developing blood clots, particularly in patients with atrial fibrillation. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Allegheny General Hospital (AGH), part of Allegheny Health Network, has joined a select group of medical...

2014-04-21 08:25:45

Presentations to Review Findings from Leading Cardiologists MARLBOROUGH, Mass., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CardioFocus, Inc., developer of the HeartLight® Endoscopic Ablation System for the treatment of atrial fibrillation (AF), today announced that leading cardiologists across Germany will gather to discuss clinical experiences with the HeartLight System and its role in the treatment of advanced AF on April 23, as part of the program for the 80(th) Annual Meeting of the German...

2014-04-18 16:22:54

- Led by New Enterprise Associates and Experienced Medical Device Industry Veterans, Financing Will Support Development of Next Generation TempaSure(TM) Radiometric Temperature-Sensing Radio-Frequency Ablation Catheter Capable of Accurate, Real-Time Volumetric Temperature Measurement During Irrigated Ablation MENLO PARK, Calif., April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Cardiac Therapeutics, Inc. ("ACT"), a medical device company that is developing a novel, temperature-sensing,...

2014-04-17 23:07:19

ChanTest, in collaboration with Dr. Philip Sager, are seeking multi-stakeholder input to move towards using non-clinical in vitro human models to assess a drug’s cardiac safety Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 ChanTest, the world’s most trusted ion channel expert, announces a complementary webinar entitled “Making Sense of the CiPA Initiative: a Paradigm Shift in Cardiac Safety”. The webinar will be moderated by Cambridge Healthtech Associates™ (CHA) and is scheduled to take...

2014-04-15 16:28:34

NATICK, Mass., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) has received FDA approval for its latest generation of defibrillators and heart failure devices designed to advance patient care. The newly approved devices include the DYNAGEN(TM) MINI and INOGEN(TM) MINI ICDs, as well as the DYNAGEN(TM) X4 and INOGEN(TM) X4 CRT-Ds. The X4 line of quadripolar CRT-Ds offers 70 percent more pacing options to address high capture thresholds and phrenic nerve...


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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