Cardiology

Ion treatments for cardiac arrhythmia

Approximately 350,000 patients in Germany suffer from various forms of cardiac arrhythmia. The condition can lead to permanent damage as a result of stroke, or it may cause sudden heart failure. In forms of arrhythmia like ...

Cardiology

Steerable catheter to treat cardiac arrhythmia

King's College London has worked with design and technology consultancy Cambridge Design Partnership to develop a novel steerable catheter which King's researchers have designed. The catheter is designed to improve the treatment ...

Medical research

Implanting embryonic cardiac cells prevents arrhythmias

When researchers at Cornell, the University of Bonn and the University of Pittsburgh transplanted living embryonic heart cells into cardiac tissue of mice that had suffered heart attacks, the mice became resistant to cardiac ...

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