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Latest Clinical cardiac electrophysiology Stories

2012-06-07 10:24:00

HOUSTON, June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- eCardio Diagnostics (www.ecardio.com), a leading provider of remote cardiac arrhythmia monitoring, was among eight corporate sponsors teaming up with the Heart Rhythm Society to raise the level of awareness for heart rhythm disorders, particularly Atrial Fibrillation (AF) and Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120427/MM96586LOGO) The campaign launched in conjunction with the Heart Rhythm 2012 Scientific Sessions...

2012-05-06 23:00:51

EP Europace July 19, 2011 reports multicenter study demonstrates a significant reduction of fluoroscopy (x-ray radiation) using 3D mapping to guide AF catheter ablation. Scottsdale, Arizona (PRWEB) May 06, 2012 When Dr. Renzo Cataldo, a cardiac electrophysiologist (EP) with Arizona Arrhythmia Consultants, one of the premier cardiac electrophysiology groups in Arizona met with a new patient, he was positive he could help him with an advanced AF catheter ablation procedure with excellent...

2012-03-19 02:25:07

ST. LOUIS, March 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Biomedical Systems, a global provider of cardiac diagnostic services and products, has introduced the TruVue® Wireless Ambulatory ECG Monitoring System for the diagnosis and management of atrial fibrillation and other complex cardiac arrhythmia. TruVue's diagnostic benefits include the ability to: record and wirelessly transmit every heartbeat for up to 30 days; perform advanced arrhythmia analysis; and to provide immediate online access to all...

2012-02-28 08:00:00

CLEVELAND, Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CardioInsight Technologies Inc., the leading developer of non-invasive electrocardiographic mapping technology, announced today the appointment of Jim Hassett as its Vice President of Clinical Affairs. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110531/DC10432LOGO) Mr. Hassett brings more than 30 years of product development, clinical development and regulatory affairs experience in the field of cardiac rhythm management to...

2012-02-23 07:01:00

MORRISVILLE, N.C., Feb. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- nContact, Inc., the leading innovator in epicardial ablation devices, today announced that a new preclinical study examines a unique minimally invasive percutaneous approach to accessing the heart that may enable electrophysiologists (EPs) to perform epicardial ablation for ventricular tachycardia (VT). The study was published in the February 2012 issue of The Journal of Innovations in Cardiac Rhythm Management. In the study, "Creating...

2012-02-22 08:00:00

CLEVELAND, Feb. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CardioInsight Technologies Inc., the leading developer of non-invasive electrocardiographic mapping technology, announced today that it has successfully completed the European commercial introduction of its ECVUE(TM) system to aid in the diagnosis of cardiac arrhythmias. St. Mary's Hospital in London, UK became the Company's first commercial customer. Drs. Prapa Kanagaratnam, Wyn Davies, Nick Peters, David Lefroy, Boon Lim and Shahnaz...

2012-01-12 13:28:34

An irregular heartbeat that you don't even feel but can be picked up by a pacemaker is associated with a significantly increased risk of stroke, says a new McMaster University study. The report, published in the New England Journal of Medicine today, says that of nearly 2,600 patients without a history of atrial fibrillation but with a recently implanted pacemaker, more than one-third had episodes when the heartbeat would become rapid and irregular for more than six minutes. In 85 per...

2011-12-30 04:15:00

Cardiac Medical Services, Inc. introduces new market strategies and partnership expansion at its northeastern regional sales meeting. December 22nd — December 23rd , 2011 · Radisson Martinique · New York, NY Leesburg, VA (PRWEB) December 29, 2011 Cardiac Medical Services, Inc. announced today, during its northeast regional sales meeting, that based on Q4 sales results from last year, projections indicate a promising close to 2011, which is already well ahead of plan. Day...

2011-12-09 11:58:34

Electromechanical wave imaging offers a noninvasive alternative -- at the point of care -- to more invasive and costly techniques Thanks to a new study from Columbia Engineering School, doctors may now be able to diagnose in their offices non-periodic arrhythmias–noninvasively and at low cost–within a single heartbeat. Non-periodic arrhythmias include atrial and ventricular fibrillation, which are associated with severely abnormal heart rhythm that can in some cases be...

2011-10-12 10:38:24

Using a laser to remove wires connecting implanted pacemakers and defibrillators to the heart is as safe in people age 80 or older as it is in younger patients, according to research reported in Circulation: Arrhythmia & Electrophysiology, an American Heart Association journal. "We wanted to know if age was a risk factor in this procedure, and if octogenarians fare as well as younger patients," said Roger G. Carrillo, M.D., senior study author and chief of surgical electrophysiology at...