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2009-01-28 07:30:00

Stock to trade under new ticker symbol 'CDXP.OB' LA JOLLA, Calif., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Duska Therapeutics, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: DSKA) announced today that it has completed a corporate name change to Cordex Pharma, Inc. As a result of the name change, the Over-the-Counter Bulletin Board will trade the Company's common stock under the ticker symbol OTCBB: CDXP.OB. James S. Kuo, M.D., Cordex's Chief Executive Officer commented, "We are pleased to have completed our...

2009-01-05 08:00:00

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Prism Pharmaceuticals announced today that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the new drug application (NDA) for NEXTERONE(R) (amiodarone HCl) Injection, a novel, patent-protected, cosolvent free formulation of the antiarrhythmic agent Amiodarone IV, originally marketed in the US by Wyeth as Cordarone(R) Intravenous. NEXTERONE is indicated for the treatment and prophylaxis of frequently recurring ventricular...

2008-11-11 18:00:20

BIOTRONIK, the pioneer in wireless remote monitoring technology for patients with cardiac devices, announced today that data presented at the New Trials in Electrophysiology and Pacing Session of the American Heart Association (AHA) 2008 Scientific Sessions shows remote monitoring of its implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICD) is a safe and effective alternative to conventional in-office follow-up care, which helps reduce the burden on capacity-constrained cardiac centers....

2008-11-11 12:00:26

In a multicenter study, catheter ablation has been shown in a randomized clinical trial to significantly outperform anti-arrhythmic drug (AAD) therapy for the treatment of symptomatic paroxysmal atrial fibrillation. Atrial fibrillation, or AFib as it is more commonly referred to, is the most prevalent cardiac arrhythmia (heart rhythm disorder) and one of the most common causes of stroke. In data presented here today at the American Heart Association's Annual Scientific Sessions, patients...

2008-10-27 09:00:41

Thermedical, a privately held company currently developing a proprietary ablation therapy for the treatment of cancer, announced today that it has received a $3.6 million Competing Phase 2 Renewal Grant from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. The three-year grant will fund continued development and testing of the company's Saline Enhanced Radiofrequency Ablation (SERF) system, which is designed for use in ablation treatment for ventricular tachycardia (VT). "The funding from the...

2008-09-14 03:00:10

By Walker, Dennis D Johnson, Monica L; Craig-Gray, Robert W; Loyd, Frank ABSTRACT Introduction: Brugada syndrome describes a subgroup of patients at risk for polymorphic ventricular tachycardia, ventricular fibrillation, and sudden cardiac death and is likely underdiagnosed among aviators. Case Report: A 40-year-old male pilot presented to the clinic for his physical. He denied any symptoms on initial questioning. Subsequent electrocardiogram (ECG) revealed premature ventricular couplets...

2008-08-29 03:00:20

By Lue, Aurora Bapineedu, Kuchipudi; Sori, Alan J; Fares, Louis II To the Editor: I am writing about a case which involved a 14- yearold boy who was brought to our Trauma Center via ambulance unresponsive and intubated after he collapsed during a baseball game after being struck in the chest. He was the pitcher at the game and received a hard line drive to the chest. After a few seconds he collapsed and was assessed by a dentist in attendance as being cyanotic and pulseless. CPR was...

2008-08-19 03:00:41

By Freeman, Kimberly Hendey, Gregory W; Shalit, Marc; Stroh, Geoff ABSTRACT Study Objective. To compare the outcomes of out-of hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) victims treated with monophasic truncated exponential (MTE) versus biphasic truncated exponential (BTE) defibrillation in an urban EMS system. Methods. We conducted a retrospective review of electronic prehospital and hospital records for victims of OHCA between August 2000 and July 2004, including two years before and after...

2008-08-13 18:00:12

By Erdogan, Okan Aksoy, Alper; Turgut, Nilda; Durusoy, Elcim; Samsa, Murat; Altun, Armagan Abstract Andersen-Tawil syndrome (ATS) is a rare, heterogeneous, autosomal dominant, or sporadic disorder characterized by the clinical triad of periodic paralysis, dysmorphic features, and ventricular arrhythmias such as bidirectional ventricular tachycardia (BVT). We present a case of an elderly patient with ATS whose symptomatic ventricular arrhythmias including BVT were effectively suppressed by...

2008-08-12 09:01:36

LA JOLLA, Calif., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Duska Therapeutics, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: DSKA) ("Duska") announced today that it has received comments from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (the "FDA") Division of Cardiovascular and Renal Products on a synopsis of a proposed Phase 3 clinical study with its lead drug, ATPace(TM), for the acute treatment of a frequent cardiac arrhythmia called paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PSVT). On April 16, 2008, Duska met with the...


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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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