Cardiology

Patients with cardiac devices do not adhere to driving ban

Nearly one-third of patients with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) resume driving despite it being medically contraindicated—a practice that is dangerous for themselves and others, and is illegal in some ...

Cardiology

Remote monitoring keeps heart failure patients out of hospital

Remote monitoring keeps heart failure patients out of hospital, according to late-breaking findings from the RESULT trial presented today at EHRA 2019, a European Society of Cardiology (ESC) congress. The set-up is so effective ...

Cardiology

High incidence of sudden and/or arrhythmic death in CHD

(HealthDay)—Among patients with coronary heart disease without severe systolic dysfunction, sudden and/or arrhythmic deaths (SAD) account for a considerable proportion of deaths, according to a study published online May ...

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