Sudden Cardiac Arrest

This channel includes news and new technology innovations about sudden cardiac arrest (SCA), which is also called sudden cardiac death (SCD). SCA occured when the heart suddenly ceases all electrical activity needed to keep the heart beating. Read more about the the condition from the Heart Rhythm Society.

News | Sudden Cardiac Arrest | September 14, 2015

September 14, 2015 — Healthcare providers can assess a patient’s risk of sudden cardiac death (SCD) following a...

Medtronic, sudden cardiac death, SCD, DISCOVERY, Oregon SUDS, study, ICDs, gene
News | Sudden Cardiac Arrest | August 31, 2015

August 31, 2015 — Medtronic plc announced first-of-its-kind findings from two independent studies that have...

Boston Scientific, Emblem, S-ICD, UNTOUCHED study, TV-ICDs, MADIT-RIT study
Feature | Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) | July 02, 2015

July 2, 2015 - Boston Scientific has initiated a worldwide study to evaluate the rate and causes of shocks for...

defibrillators, older heart patients, Duke Medicine study, Tracy Wang
Feature | Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) | June 23, 2015

June 23, 2015 - Heart attack patients age 65 and older who have reduced heart function might still benefit from...

therapeutic hypothermia, children, cardiac arrest, treatment, temperature
Feature | May 04, 2015

May 4, 2015 — A large-scale, multicenter study has shown...

ResQCPR System, resuscitation devices, cardiac arrest, CPR, FDA
Technology | March 09, 2015

March 9, 2015 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Zoll's ResQCPR System, a system of two devices...

Sudden cardiac arrest, resuscitation devices, AutoPulse, ZOLL

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News | February 11, 2015

February 11, 2015 — Zoll Medical Corporation, a manufacturer of medical devices and related software solutions,...

Feature | January 27, 2015

January 27, 2015 — ECRI Institute has released an updated comparison on...

Sudden cardiac arrest, Euro VT/VF meeting, Ventricular Fibrillation, ECG

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News | January 05, 2015

January, 5, 2015 — The issue of sudden...

Cath lab, clinical trial, clinical study, defibrillator monitors
News | December 16, 2014

December 16, 2014 — A faster, coordinated emergency response in collaboration with hospital cardiac catheterization...

News | December 11, 2014

December 11, 2014 — Researchers at Okayama University in collaboration with several medical centers in Japan have...

3-D Printing, Congenital heart, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)
News | December 01, 2014

December 1, 2014 — Physician-researchers from the Cardiac Center at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)...

News | November 21, 2014

November 21, 2014 — A coordinated emergency response by healthcare teams to treat heart attack patients meant faster...

News | November 03, 2014

November 3, 2014 — A diverse group of uncommon congenital heart defects and genetic conditions may put a child in...

News | October 21, 2014

October 21, 2014 — A research study published in the July issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology...

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