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2012-07-25 06:37:53

By: Katie Williams, Ivanhoe Health Correspondent (Ivanhoe Newswire)- Researchers have completed the first study of a procedure which uses three dimensional maps to determine the location of electrical signals in children´s hearts. This could help cardiologists correct rapid heart rhythms in young patients. Children who have atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia, or AVNRT, suffer from disruptions in the heart's electrical system that causes sudden rapid heart rates. Patients...

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...

2012-01-12 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...


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