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BARCELONA, Spain, September 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- GARFIELD-AF Registry presentations at ESC CONGRESS 2014 provide insight into treatment and outcomes of patients
BARCELONA, Spain, September 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Registry provides new insights into AF treatment decisions, including patients' quality
X-VeRT Study Results Presented as a Hot Line Session at the ESC Congress 2014 and Published in European Heart Journal BARCELONA, Spain, Sept.
- Findings show risk of bleeding, along with overall efficacy(1), consistently ranked among top considerations for cardiologists when choosing a treatment to reduce the risk of stroke in patients with
Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled "Ablation Technologies Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020" to its
-- Results from X-VeRT, the first prospective exploratory study of a Factor Xa inhibitor in patients with atrial fibrillation undergoing cardioversion, will be presented during an ESC Congress 2014
Increasing the amount or intensity of physical activity can cut the chances of older women developing a life-threatening irregular heartbeat, according to new research in the Journal of the American Heart Association.
Patients are able to instantly identify atrial fibrillation in real-time ECG recordings SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AliveCor, Inc. announced today that the U.S.
Simon's Fund Expected to Reach Major Milestone: 10,000 Students and Young Adults Screened BETHLEHEM, Pa., Aug.
HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug.
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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