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2014-07-31 12:29:06

ALBANY, New York, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Electrodes for Medical Devices Market (Diagnostic Electrodes - ECG, EEG, EMG, ERG and Fetal Scalp Electrodes, Therapeutic Electrodes - TENS, Pacemakers, Defibrillators, Electrosurgical and Other Electrodes) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," the global electrodes market for medical devices was valued at USD...

2014-07-08 08:29:50

LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com adds Latest Report on "Global Cardiac Bio Implant Devices (Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators, Implantable Cardiac Pacemakers, Heart Valve, Coronary Stent, Peripheral Stent, Ventricular Assist Device) Market Forecast, Clinical Trials, M&A" to its store. DALLAS, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The cardiac implant medical device market is forecasted to grow in single digit percent per year during 2010-2017 and is likely to exceed US$ 27 Billion by 2017....

2014-07-07 23:03:51

St. Jude Medical’s Riata, Riata ST and Durata Models Among Those That Can Cause Major Health Issues DALLAS (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 The national law firm of Baron and Budd is now accepting cases involving the malfunction of certain heart defibrillators implanted in patients. These faulty devices may either send unnecessary jolts to a patient’s heart or, in some instances, fail to send a jolt when the wearer’s heart rhythm has become abnormally fast or slow. The faulty defibrillators...

2014-06-30 23:20:54

Susan Koeppen, TV news anchor and National Spokesperson for the Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation, recently shared her inspirational story of survival from sudden unexpected cardiac arrest during the Emergency Cardiovascular Care Update. Her message: CPR saves lives. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 KDKA TV news anchor (CBS Affiliate), Susan Koeppen, who serves as National Spokesperson for the Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation, recently shared her inspirational story as keynote speaker...

2014-06-24 10:06:57

The JAMA Network Journals Bottom Line: Cardiac resynchronization therapy plus defibrillator implantation (CRT-D) sometimes helps women with heart failure more than men, although women are less likely to receive CRT-D than men. Author: Robbert Zusterzeel, M.D., and colleagues at the Center for Devices and Radiological Health at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Silver Spring, Md. Background: Women are underrepresented in CRT trials for heart failure, making up only about 20...

2014-06-19 08:28:41

DUBLIN, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7sxj5b/electrodes_for) has announced the addition of the "Electrodes for Medical Devices Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769Electrodes are devices that convert ionic potential into electrical potential which can be amplified to diagnose as well as treat...

2014-06-09 08:30:45

LONDON, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: U.S. Market for Cardiac Rhythm Managment, Electrophysiology and Ablationhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_devices/u_s_market_cardiac_rhythm_managment_electrophysiology_ablation.html In 2012, the U.S. market for cardiac rhythm management (CRM), electrophysiology and ablation devices market was valued at nearly $6.8 billion.The CRM, electrophysiology and ablation device...

2014-06-08 23:01:31

United States Cardiovascular Procedures Market Forecast to 2020 in New Research Report Available at RnRMarketResearch.com Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 08, 2014 “United States Cardiovascular Procedures Outlook to 2020″, provides key procedures data on the United States Cardiovascular Procedures. The report provides procedure volumes within market categories – Cardiac Assist Procedures, Cardiovascular Surgery, Electrophysiology Procedures, Cardiac Rhythm Management (CRM) Procedures,...

2014-06-05 12:31:06

BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL, Ill., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Illinois firefighters and advocates from the American Heart Association applauded Governor Quinn for signing House Bill 3724 into law at the annual Associated Fire Fighters of Illinois convention in Bloomington-Normal. The legislation, which takes effect immediately, will require Illinois high schools to add Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) training to their curriculum....

2014-06-05 08:28:56

DUBLIN, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/spzxjm/defibrillators) has announced the addition of the "Defibrillators Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 This report provides an in-depth, comprehensive analysis of the global defibrillator market from three perspectives namely types of products, different...


Latest Defibrillation Reference Libraries

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
2013-04-30 13:21:44

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...

Precordial Thump
2012-12-31 12:53:08

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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