Medical research

New Therapy that Prevents Heart Failure (w/ Video)

(PhysOrg.com) -- Patients who had a cardiac resynchronization device combined with a defibrillator (CRT-D) implanted had a 34 percent reduction in their risk of death or heart failure when compared to patients receiving only ...

Medical research

New Clinical Trial Studies Heart Failure Therapy

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new clinical trial at UC Health University Hospital is looking at how cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) may help individuals with advanced heart failure who may not have been previously eligible for ...

Cardiology

Heart Failure: Targeting the right patients for CRT-D

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 ...

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