Latest Electrophysiology Stories

2014-03-05 10:36:54

After a decade of debate, scientists have a clear picture of a controversial protein that helps regulate heart contractions Brandeis University researchers have unlocked a controversial structure in heart cells responsible for regulating heart contractions. For years, scientists have debated how many KCNE1 proteins are required to build a potassium ion channel, theorizing anywhere between one and 14. Now, Brandeis University researchers found that these channels are built with two E1s....

2014-02-26 23:26:12

Dr. Rawat Qualified as a clinical specialist in electrophysiology testing and is now the only professional with both ECS and RMSK credentials in New York. Astoria, New York (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Dr. Mohini Rawat, DPT, MS, CMP, RMSK, ECS, Clinical Director of Hands-On EMG Testing, recently accomplished a major milestone in her already heralded career as she qualified as a clinical specialist in electrophysiology testing. Dr. Rawat entered history with this criterion as she is only one...

2014-02-25 23:22:10

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Electrodes for Medical Devices markets. Global market for Electrodes for Medical Devices is projected to reach US$1.9 billion by 2020, driven by aging population, changing lifestyles, rising obesity rates, high prevalence of chronic diseases, better access to healthcare, and growing preference for preventive care. San Jose, California (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Demand for medical devices is on the rise,...

2014-01-22 23:22:41

ChanTest proudly announces the launch of its new website – rebuilt and improved to better serve its customers’ needs. The new website focuses primarily on improving usability, enhancing the user’s experience, and providing an overall better representation of the comprehensive services offered by ChanTest – The Ion Channel Expert. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 The new ChanTest® website includes comprehensive product information to help users understand the...

2014-01-22 12:28:58

Scientists have identified a channel present in many pain detecting sensory neurons that acts as a 'brake', limiting spontaneous pain. It is hoped that the new research, published today [22 January] in the Journal of Neuroscience, will ultimately contribute to new pain relief treatments. Spontaneous pain is ongoing pathological pain that occurs constantly (slow burning pain) or intermittently (sharp shooting pain) without any obvious immediate cause or trigger. The slow burning pain is the...

2014-01-13 23:01:33

Wimbledon Health Partners, a leading on-site diagnostic testing company providing physicians’ vascular, echocardiogram and NCV testing announced expanded services in New York state. As of February 1st, Wimbledon Health Partners will now be offering needle EMGs in coordination with the existing NCV testing. Boca Raton, Florida (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 Wimbledon Health Partners, a leading on-site diagnostic testing company providing physicians’ vascular, echocardiogram and NCV testing...

Ultrasound Enhances Sensory Perception
2014-01-13 04:29:48

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Ultrasound, which is used by creatures such as bats and whales as a type of sensory guidance system, can also boost sensory perception in humans by modulating brain activity, according to new research appearing in Sunday’s online edition of Nature Neuroscience. In the paper, scientists from the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute report that low-intensity ultrasound focused on the transcranial region of the brain can...

2014-01-08 12:31:02

2014 procedures expected to increase 31% over 8-year total as intraoperative MRI utilization expands to improve outcomes in growing number of neurosurgical applications MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - IMRIS Inc. (NASDAQ: IMRS) (TSX: IM) ("IMRIS" or the "Company") today announced that an internal study of 40 worldwide VISIUS(®) Surgical Theatre hospital customers indicates that nearly 13,000 patients have been treated using intraoperative MRI (iMRI) since the first...

2014-01-07 08:32:02

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mind Solutions, Inc. ( www.MindSolutionsCorp.com ) (OTCQB: VOIS), has resumed sales efforts on their Thought-Controlled software applications. The Company is focused on increasing revenue through online sales to hospitals, institutions and individuals. The Company has received orders from the VA Medical Center among others, in order for patients with disabilities to be able to operate their computer for everyday use. The Company is in the...

2013-12-22 23:01:34

This report categorizes the global market for diagnostic ECG devices by equipment type into following segments: Rest Systems, Stress Systems & Holter Monitors. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/Diagnostic-ECG-global-Market-173.html (PRWEB) December 22, 2013 According to a new market research report, ‘Global Diagnostic Market (2009 - 2014)’, the global diagnostic ECG market is expected to be worth U.S. $4.1 billion by 2014, recording an estimated CAGR of 9.6% from...

Latest Electrophysiology Reference Libraries

2013-04-30 09:55:53

Electrocardiography, sometimes called ECG or EKG, is a measurement of the electrical activity of the heart as the linear process unfolds. With the use of electrodes that are attached to the skin, this non-invasive test can provide vast information as to the patient’s status. By leaving the electrodes attached, the patient’s status can be monitored over intervals of time and recorded on the device. This data can be sent electronically for consults about potential treatments without delay....

2012-12-31 11:47:45

Electrooculography, sometimes shortened to EOG, is the tracing of electricity used for operation of the retina in different phases, specifically the resting potential. The results are recorded on an electrooculogram. These are interpreted for opthalmological diagnosis and in recording eye movements. Eye movement measurements: Usually, pairs of electrodes are placed either above and below the eye or to the left and right of the eye. If the eye is moved from the center position towards one...

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