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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.

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).

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.

2008-08-06 09:01:05

St. Jude Medical, Inc. (NYSE:STJ) today announced regulatory approval, in addition to reimbursement approval, from the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW), for the Durata(TM) defibrillation lead, the company's next-generation high-voltage lead.

2008-07-25 09:00:33

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., July 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Sagent Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a privately-held specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced that it has launched amiodarone HCl injection, USP, a class III antiarrhythmic indicated for the treatment and prophylaxis of frequently recurring ventricular fibrillation and hemodynamically unstable ventricular tachycardia -- a potentially life-threatening irregular heart beat.

2008-07-10 06:00:13

The Sudden Arrhythmia Death Syndromes (SADS) Foundation launched an awareness campaign through the second annual Climb to Conquer SADS event, taking place this week from July 9 through the 12th at Mount Rainier National Park in Washington state.

2008-06-18 09:01:18

Vicor Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: VCRT), reviewed strategies and developments to (i) commercialize its patented device, the PD2i Cardiac Analyzer, for risk stratification of patients for Sudden Cardiac Death (SCD); (ii) its collaboration with the U.S.

2008-04-01 03:00:10

By Kawabata, Mihoko Hirao, Kenzo; Takeshi, Sasaki; Sakurai, Kaoru; Inagaki, Hiroshi; Hachiya, Hitoshi; Isobe, Mitsuaki Abstract We report 2 patients in whom transient marked QT prolongation occurred after successful emergent percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) for acute coronary syndrome.

2005-09-16 17:15:44

NEW YORK (Reuters) - American David Toms was released from a Pittsburgh hospital on Friday and said he will play in next week's Presidents Cup despite being forced out of the 84 Lumber Classic with chest pains and rapid heartbeat.

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2005-06-15 06:54:45

Fish oil -- either from a diet rich in fish or from supplements -- is generally considered heart-healthy. But a new study found that for some people, fish oil supplements may have no effect or may even be dangerous.


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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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