News tagged with implantable defibrillator
(HealthDay)—Scientists report positive results in early testing of a wireless pacemaker that's placed in the heart instead of being connected to it via wires from the upper chest.
Cardiology May 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay News) - A U.S. Food and Drug Administration panel has unanimously backed a device that lowers the rate of seizures among people with epilepsy.
Neuroscience Feb 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay News) - A U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory panel will weigh on Friday the merits of a new therapy for some people with epilepsy who have seizures that don't respond to medication.
Neuroscience Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
MRI-friendly defibrillator implant opens doors for thousands of cardiac patients currently denied MRIs
Every year an estimated 1.5 million magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans are performed in Canada and the number is growing at a rate of about 10 per cent per year. At the same time, a soaring number of Canadians who rely ...
Cardiology Jan 29, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Patients who received an implantable heart defibrillator in everyday practice had survival benefits on par with those who received the same devices in carefully controlled clinical trials, according to a new study that highlights ...
Cardiology Jan 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is a condition in which the heart suddenly stops pumping blood. When this occurs, blood stops flowing to the brain and other major organs. Recent estimates show that approximately 850,000 people ...
Cardiology Oct 25, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
Electrical storm (ES) is a potent risk factor for mortality and morbidity, according to research presented today, August 26, at the ESC Congress 2012 by Dr Federico Guerra from Italy. Data was also presented on which patients ...
Cardiology Aug 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Novel imaging could better identify patients who would benefit from implantable cardiac defibrillator
New research from the University at Buffalo suggests that cardiologists may have a new way to identify patients who are at the highest risk of sudden cardiac arrest, and the most likely to benefit from receiving an implantable ...
Cardiology May 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A software monitoring program that tracks implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) function could detect problems with the devices earlier than current monitoring processes, according to new research in Circulation: Ca ...
Cardiology Mar 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Chandrakan Pawar is lucky to be alive. In September, the Indian former textile mill worker was given an artificial pacemaker after his heart rate plunged to just 20 to 30 beats per minute.
Cardiology Nov 21, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Device management using a home monitoring system with daily telemetry in patients with ICDs (implantable cardioverter defibrilators) is a safe alternative to conventional monitoring and could decrease the number of inappropriate ...
Cardiology Aug 29, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Patients with dyssynchronous yet viable ventricles are most likely to benefit from cardiac resynchronization therapy combined with defibrillation, concludes the latest analysis of the MADIT CRT trial. The CRT-MADIT-CRT trial ...
Cardiology May 22, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0