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2009-11-16 20:03:28

Healthy, older adults free of heart disease need not fear that bouts of rapid, irregular heartbeats brought on by vigorous exercise might increase short- or long-term risk of dying or having a heart attack.

2009-11-09 07:30:00

NATICK, Mass., Nov. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced the launch of its COGNIS® cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillator (CRT-D) and TELIGEN® implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) in Japan.

2009-09-15 06:20:57

The chance that a person in cardiac arrest will survive increases when rescuers doing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) spend more time giving chest compressions.

2009-09-01 08:00:00

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Sagent Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a privately held specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced the launch of adenosine injection, USP, an antiarrhythmic drug used to treat paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia.

2009-06-02 07:15:00

LA JOLLA, Calif., June 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cordex Pharma, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CDXP) announced today that the U.S.

2009-05-11 06:59:32

People with a certain type of heart condition are more likely to die following coronary angioplasty or stent placement if they suffer from an irregular heart rhythm before or after the procedure.

2009-05-08 17:37:44

Risks go up in cardiac patients having a rapid heart rhythm episode, U.S.

2009-04-02 12:18:12

New research has found that the answer to treating a rare inherited heart disorder could lie with a drug already on the market. Associate Professor Derek Laver from the University of Newcastle and international colleagues have found that Flecainide


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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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