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2014-05-01 08:31:36

DALLAS, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com offers "United States External Defibrillators Market Outlook to 2020", "China External Defibrillators Market Outlook to 2020", "Germany External Defibrillators Market Outlook to 2020", "United Kingdom External Defibrillators Market Outlook to 2020" and "France External Defibrillators Market Outlook to 2020" research reports in its store. These external defibrillators market research reports with outlook to 2020...

2014-04-29 23:11:01

UVA technique tailors pacemaker-defibrillator installation for best outcomes. Charlottesville, VA (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Important new research from the University of Virginia Health System explains why patients with heart failure do or do not respond to a very effective form of treatment, cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT). The research successfully identified which patients would benefit and enables doctors to create an unprecedented map of a patient’s heart to guide the...

2014-04-26 23:03:18

ResearchMoz.us includes new market research report "Wearable Technology Market: Industry Size, Shares, Growth, Analysis, Trends And Forecast" to its huge collection of research reports. Browse full report with TOC at: http://www.researchmoz.us/wearable-technology-vendors-and-solutions-report.html. Albany, NY (PRWEB) April 26, 2014 Certain large consumer electronics suppliers, such as Sony, have entered into the wearable technology arena while others, such as Apple, have yet to...

2014-04-25 12:26:49

DALLAS, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to new market research report the "Patient Monitoring Device / Equipment / System Market by Product (Blood Glucose, EEG, ECG, Capnography, Spirometer, Sleep Apnea, Pulse Oximeter, Fetal Doppler, Multiparameter, Remote, Weight, Temperature), End-user (Hospitals, Home) - Global Forecast to 2018" published by MarketsandMarkets, The global Patient Monitoring Devices Market will reach $22,173.8 Million by 2018 growing at a CAGR of...

2014-04-22 08:35:03

NATICK, Mass., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) has conducted the first implant in the clinical trial of the next generation ACUITY(TM) X4 left-ventricular (LV) pacing leads and RELIANCE(TM) 4-FRONT defibrillation (ICD) leads. The clinical trial is designed to establish the safety and effectiveness of both lead families and is intended to support U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of these devices. ACUITY X4 LV leads are...

2014-04-15 16:28:34

NATICK, Mass., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) has received FDA approval for its latest generation of defibrillators and heart failure devices designed to advance patient care. The newly approved devices include the DYNAGEN(TM) MINI and INOGEN(TM) MINI ICDs, as well as the DYNAGEN(TM) X4 and INOGEN(TM) X4 CRT-Ds. The X4 line of quadripolar CRT-Ds offers 70 percent more pacing options to address high capture thresholds and phrenic nerve...

2014-04-14 23:02:11

Improved operational efficiency, falling semiconductor and electronic component costs, and rising competition within the wholesale market have lowered production costs and driven prices downward in recent years. For these reasons and to help procurement professionals make better buying decisions faster, business intelligence firm IBISWorld has added a report on the procurement of Automated External Defibrillators to its growing collection of procurement category market research reports....

2014-04-07 16:24:06

Protecting players, coaches and parents from sudden cardiac arrest top priority ROCKVILLE CENTRE, N.Y., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's almost two years to the day when soccer fans across the world watched in horror as star midfielder Fabrice Muamba suffered sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) during a tournament match. He was revived with an automated external defibrillator (AED) but his story illustrates how SCA, which accounts for 360,000 deaths annually in the United States, can...

2014-04-03 12:25:56

Pilot trial shows blood test much more effective than current risk stratifications A researcher at the Cardiovascular Institute (CVI) at Rhode Island, The Miriam and Newport hospitals has found that a simple blood test can predict a person's risk for sudden cardiac death, enabling physicians to more quickly and accurately assess a patient's need for an implantable cardiac defibrillator (ICD). That paper by Samuel C. Dudley, M.D., Ph.D, chief of cardiology at the CVI, is published online in...

2014-03-31 23:22:20

Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center is the first hospital in Columbia, S.C., to implant the Boston Scientific S-ICD™ System, a subcutaneous implantable defibrillator for the treatment of patients at risk for sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). Columbia, SC (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center is the first hospital in Columbia, S.C., to implant the Boston Scientific S-ICD™ System, a subcutaneous implantable defibrillator for the treatment of patients at risk...


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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