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2014-06-11 20:22:36

New Interactive Campaign Offers Information and Education WASHINGTON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new campaign from the Alliance for Aging Research aims to raise awareness about the effects of aortic stenosis, a disease caused by the gradual buildup of calcium deposits in the aortic valve. It affects more than 1.5 million Americans. If left untreated, aortic stenosis can lead to fainting, chest pain, fatigue and, in worst case scenarios, death. This interactive, multimedia...

2014-05-30 23:00:30

Allegheny General Hospital, part of the Allegheny Health Network, is the first hospital in western Pennsylvania to implant a miniature cardiac monitor that is significantly smaller than similar devices and uses GPS technology to help physicians collect data through continuous, wireless monitoring of patients with cardiac arrhythmias. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 Allegheny General Hospital(AGH), part of the Allegheny Health Network, is the first hospital in western Pennsylvania to...

2014-04-30 23:14:18

The new Reveal LINQ Insertable Cardiac Monitor was developed by Medtronic and received FDA approval for use in the United States in February. It is the smallest heart monitor on the market and can detect and record abnormal heart rhythms for up to three years. Youngstown, OH (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Humility of Mary Health Partners recently introduced a tiny, injectable heart monitor that can record a patient’s heart rhythm for up to three years. The new Reveal LINQ Insertable Cardiac...

2014-02-28 16:23:39

Northwestern Medicine physician is one of first in U.S. to implant remote monitor CHICAGO, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Like a third of all stroke patients, Barbara Manning of Chicago never knew what caused the medical event. Now, Manning might be getting some answers as one of the first people in the United States living with a small cardiac monitoring device implanted under her skin. The device may provide clues into her stroke and how to possibly prevent another one....

2014-02-27 12:28:02

RIDGEWOOD, N.J., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Valley Hospital is among a handful of hospitals in the nation to implant a newly approved tiny wireless heart monitor that is expected to have a very real impact for patients and doctors. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140227/DC73663 Indicated for use as a diagnostic tool for people suffering from unexplained fainting, dizziness, palpitations or shortness of breath, the device can also help doctors determine if a...

2013-06-26 16:41:42

PREFER AF shows European clinicians adhere well to AF guidelines Two important studies were released at the Late Breaking Clinical Trials session II at EHRA EUROPACE 2013. The PREFER AF study2 found that Oral anticoagulation is now used in over 85% of patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) eligible for therapy. And ISSUE (the International Study on Syncope of Uncertain Aetiology) determined that cardiac pacing is more effective in patients with presumed neurally mediated syncope (NMS) and...

2013-05-08 11:41:07

Arrhythmias gone in majority of children, says study to be reported at 93rd AATS Annual Meeting Inherited ventricular arrhythmias are an important cause of morbidity and sudden cardiac death in children who have structurally normal hearts. Despite conventional medical therapy, some of these children remain symptomatic with recurrent life-threatening arrhythmias, syncope, or frequent discharges from implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs). Video-assisted thoracoscopic left cardiac...


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