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- Epicardial therapy at the forefront of new way to ablate atrial fibrillation - IOWA CITY, IA, Nov. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - IOWA Approach Inc.
MONTREAL, Nov. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Milestone Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
The anti-stroke combination treatment may increase dementia risks in patients with irregular heart rhythm, atrial fibrillation. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB)
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Police officers in the United States face roughly 30 to 70 times higher risk of sudden cardiac death when they're involved in stressful situations - suspect restraints, altercations, or chases - than when they're involved in routine or non-emergency activities.
Heart Rhythm Society and National Stroke Association in Collaboration with Boehringer Ingelheim Present Results of a New Survey of Physicians, Patients and Caregivers at American Heart Association's
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NASDAQ: CRME TSX: COM VANCOUVER, Nov. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Cardiome Pharma Corp.
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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