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2014-05-12 23:00:11

Humility of Mary Health Partners is among the first healthcare providers in the country to implant the world’s first commercially available subcutaneous implantable defibrillator. Youngstown, Ohio (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Humility of Mary Health Partners is among the first healthcare providers in the country to implant a revolutionary new cardiac defibrillator under the skin of patients at risk for sudden cardiac arrest. The new device, called an S-ICD, was developed by Cameron...

2014-04-01 08:29:30

Interim results of the EFFORTLESS registry published in the European Heart Journal NATICK, Mass., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Real-world data on the Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX) S-ICD System (Subcutaneous Implantable Defibrillator) are highlighted online this week in the European Heart Journal. The interim analysis of the ongoing EFFORTLESS S-ICD registry, which evaluated 456 patients with a mean follow-up of 558 days, is the first real world study to date and confirms the...

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...

2014-01-06 23:01:16

Doctor Kenneth Yamamura and Doctor Asad Sawar performed the procedure on two patients, successfully implanting the Boston Scientific S-ICD System, a new solution for at risk heart patients. (PRWEB) January 06, 2014 Florida Hospital Tampa is first in Tampa Bay to offer the revolutionary new implantable defibrillator from Boston Scientific, called the S-ICD System for patients at risk of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) through its renowned Florida Hospital Pepin Heart Institute. Sudden cardiac...

2013-12-04 23:32:24

Independent non-profit advocates join FDA in listing life-threatening side effects of Zithromax antibiotics. Resource4thePeople's national network of attorneys continue to offer free consultations over allegations of heart problems and other possible effects from the use of these medications. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/Zithromax-lawsuits.html Resource4thePeople announced today its latest update for consumers affected by...

2013-08-27 23:19:33

Transparency Market Research adds new "Automated External Defibrillator Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2012 - 2018" market research report to its report store. Browse report at http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/automated-external-defibrillator.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 Over the recent years, global automated external defibrillators (AED) have witnessed double digit growth rate owing to the factors such as...

2013-05-08 11:50:32

Programming an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) with a long-detection interval compared with a standard-detection interval resulted in a reduction in anti-tachycardia pacing episodes, ICD shocks delivered, and inappropriate shocks, according to a study in the May 8 issue of JAMA. "Therapy with ICDs is now the standard of care in primary and secondary prevention. As indications for implants have expanded, concern about possible adverse effects of ICD therapies on prognosis and...


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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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