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2011-02-15 10:53:00

Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute offers multidisciplinary approach to correct irregular heartbeat CHICAGO, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 2.6 million Americans suffer from atrial fibrillation (a-fib)--an erratic heartbeat.

2011-01-27 07:30:00

NATICK, Mass., Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced the first use of the Blazer® Open-Irrigated Catheter in the U.S. as part of the BLOCk-CTI clinical trial.

2011-01-24 18:40:00

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CardioFocus announced that two "live cases" using its Endoscopic Ablation System were recently conducted.

2011-01-10 07:03:00

MORRISVILLE, N.C., Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- nContact Surgical, Inc. (nContact), a cardiac ablation device manufacturer, announced today that it is changing the name under which it operates from nContact Surgical, Inc. to nContact, Inc.

2010-12-27 08:10:13

The American Heart Association’s new recommendations say that strictly controlling the heart rate of patients with atrial fibrillation provides no advantage over more lenient heart rate control.

2010-12-20 19:29:07

Strictly controlling the heart rate of patients with atrial fibrillation provides no advantage over more lenient heart rate control, experts report in a focused update of the 2006 guidelines for the management of patients with atrial fibrillation.

2010-12-02 16:48:00

Utilizing Cardiac Hybrid Operating Room allows for state-of-the-art, collaborative approach to care. NORFOLK, Va., Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sentara Heart Hospital is breaking new ground in cardiac care and treatment.

2010-11-22 04:55:00

WATERLOO, Belgium, November 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- According to data published last week in Circulation Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, patients with a common heart rhythm disorder, called atrial fibrillation, who were treated with catheter ablation using the NaviStar(R)ThermoCool(R) Catheter, reported markedly fewer symptoms and substantially improved quality of life than patients treated with antiarrhythmia drugs at one year. Atrial fibrillation, or AFib as it is more commonly...

2010-11-15 21:38:36

The world's first remote heart procedure, using a robotic arm alongside 3-D mapping, is due to take place at Glenfield Hospital in Leicester.

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2010-11-09 08:47:39

New techniques now being used at UCLA allow doctors to more precisely target certain areas of the heart to stop ventricular arrhythmias — serious abnormal rhythms in the heart's lower chambers — in high-risk patients.


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adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
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