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2012-07-25 06:37:53

Researchers have completed the first study of a procedure which uses three dimensional maps to determine the location of electrical signals in children’s hearts. This could help cardiologists correct rapid heart rhythms in young patients.

2012-07-24 10:12:22

The first study of a procedure to make three-dimensional "maps" of electrical signals in children's hearts could help cardiologists correct rapid heart rhythms in young patients.

2012-05-22 08:35:45

Men whose electrical impulses take a few milliseconds longer to travel through the lower chambers of the heart have an increased risk for sudden cardiac death (SCD).

2011-07-14 13:29:32

Pediatric cardiologists are prone to misinterpreting electrocardiograms when using the results to determine whether young athletes have heart defects that could make exercising perilous.

2011-07-05 13:55:20

Commonly used painkillers to treat inflammation are linked to an increased risk of irregular heart rhythm (known as atrial fibrillation or flutter), concludes a study published on bmj.com today.

2009-03-04 10:28:00

AUSTIN, Texas, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, March 4, 2009, Austin physicians Rodney P. Horton, electrophysiologist, and Andrew Hume, cardiac surgeon, were the second team in the nation to perform a convergent procedure for atrial fibrillation (A Fib).


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.