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2014-10-30 20:23:23

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Digoxin, a drug commonly used to treat heart conditions, was associated with a 71 percent higher risk of death and a 63 percent higher risk of hospitalization among adults with diagnosed atrial fibrillation and no evidence of heart failure, according to a Kaiser Permanente study that appears in the current online issue of Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO Digoxin is a...

2014-10-29 23:11:08

On September 19, 2014, the Oklahoma Heart Hospital (OHH) performed its first implantation of the world’s smallest pacemaker: the Medtronic Micra™ Transcatheter Pacing System (TPS). The device was implanted as part of the global pivotal clinical trial. Oklahoma City, OK (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 On Sept 19, 2014, the Oklahoma Heart Hospital (OHH) performed its first implantation of the world’s smallest pacemaker: the Medtronic Micra™ Transcatheter Pacing System (TPS). The device was...

2014-10-29 16:28:55

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While sudden cardiac death is undeniably devastating to a patient's family, friends and often to whole communities, cardiology experts disagree on whether to screen all U.S. children for underlying heart problems that put them at risk for a sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). A person suffering a SCA requires immediate interventions to survive. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141029/155220 A diverse group of uncommon congenital...

2014-10-29 16:28:16

-- Financing Provided by New Investors Apple Tree Partners, BioStar Ventures, Windham Venture Partners and a Strategic Investor Alongside Existing Investors SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VytronUS, Inc. ("VytronUS"), a privately held medical device company developing novel technologies for the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias, announced today that it has secured $31.6 million in an oversubscribed Series B financing. The round was led by Apple Tree Partners,...

2014-10-29 08:35:05

Abbott Enters Large and Growing Catheter-Based Electrophysiology Market with Next-Generation Technologies to Improve Treatment of People with Atrial Fibrillation ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to purchase Topera, Inc., a private, venture-backed medical device company focused on developing innovative electrophysiology technologies to improve the diagnosis and treatment of atrial fibrillation,...

2014-10-28 00:22:53

LONDON, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Electrodes for Medical Devices in US$ Thousand by the following Product Segments: Blood Gas Electrodes, Defibrillator Electrodes, ECG Electrodes, EEG/EMG/ENG Electrodes, Electrosurgical Electrodes, Ion-selective Electrodes, pH Electrodes, Pacemaker Electrodes, and TENS Electrodes. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and...

2014-10-22 20:23:33

LONDON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "North American Automated External Defibrillators forecast, 2008-2018 "analyzes the market of devices based upon following sub-segments namely semi-automated and fully automated. The market can also be classified based upon the type of End users into hospitals, pre-hospital, public access, alternate care, and home.Increase in incidences of various cardiovascular diseases, increasing installations of public access AEDs, awareness...

2014-10-21 08:34:31

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AliveCor, Inc. announced today that the company has been named one of the Fierce 15 most promising privately held medical device and diagnostic companies in the world. Editors select winners based on their top management teams, notable financial backing, promising technologies and market opportunities. The Fierce 15 celebrates the spirit of being fierce, championing innovation and creativity even in the face of intense competition. AliveCor...

2014-10-18 23:02:32

The global diagnostic ECG market by product is divided into three major segments, namely, resting system, stress system, and Holter monitor system. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/Diagnostic-ECG-global-Market-173.html (PRWEB) October 18, 2014 The “Global Diagnostic Electrocardiograph (ECG) Market by Product (Resting, Stress, Holter Monitor), by End-user (Hospitals, Home/Ambulatory, Research Center, Physician Office, Nursing Homes), by Lead Type (Single, 3-6, 12) -Global...

2014-10-17 12:29:36

DUBLIN, October 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rxznjk/micro_market) has announced the addition of the "Micro Market Monitor : North American Automated External Defibrillators (AED) Market" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rxznjk/micro_market ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The report North American Automated External...


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Electrocardiography
2013-04-30 09:55:53

Electrocardiography, sometimes called ECG or EKG, is a measurement of the electrical activity of the heart as the linear process unfolds. With the use of electrodes that are attached to the skin, this non-invasive test can provide vast information as to the patient’s status. By leaving the electrodes attached, the patient’s status can be monitored over intervals of time and recorded on the device. This data can be sent electronically for consults about potential treatments without delay....

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