News tagged with ventricular arrhythmia
Programming an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) with a long-detection interval compared with a standard-detection interval resulted in a reduction in anti-tachycardia pacing episodes, ICD shocks delivered, and ...
Cardiology May 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
For the first time, a UCLA team has used a technique normally employed in treating brain aneurysms to treat severe, life-threatening irregular heart rhythms in two patients.
Cardiology Mar 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Relatives of people dying suddenly from heart problems have increased risk of cardiovascular disease
Relatives of young people who have died suddenly from a heart-related problem are at greatly increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease according to a study published online today (Wednesday) in the European Heart Jo ...
Cardiology Nov 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Each year in the United States, more than 200,000 people have a cardiac defibrillator implanted in their chest to deliver a high-voltage shock to prevent sudden cardiac death from a life-threatening arrhythmia. While it's ...
Cardiology Sep 28, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |