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An unusual exhibitor that seemed very out of place on the expo floor of the Heart Rhythm Society 2012 annual meeting was Ford Motor Company.  Engineers, standing next to a brand new Ford...

The electrocardiogram (ECG) stress test remains one of the most widely used diagnostic tools for detecting coronary heart disease. While the basics of stress test systems have changed little since...

The latest trends and newest cardiac rhythm management technology were highlighted during the biggest electrophysiology (EP) meeting in the world, Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) 2012 in May, held in...

Cardiology physician groups and institutions are increasingly being challenged to effectively manage their ambulatory electrocardiography (AECG) and cardiovascular implantable electronic device (...

While risk for sudden death is increased four- to six-fold in patients who have experienced myocardial infarction, it remains challenging to identify the specific patients who will benefit from...

The key players in the U.S. defibrillator-monitor market are Physio-Control, Philips and Zoll. These systems offer much more robust capabilities than consumer-grade automatic external...

Sudden cardiac arrest and acute myocardial infarction are two of the largest public health problems facing Western medicine. To improve this situation, access to accurate data to measure and...

T-wave alternans (TWA) refers to an alternating pattern in the T-wave of the electrocardiogram (ECG) and is recognized as a marker of electrical instability.  Visible or macroscopic alternans...

According to the American College of Cardiology (ACC), each year nearly 400,000 patients are admitted to U.S. hospitals with ST segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). National ACC/American...

April 7, 2011 — The American College of Cardiology (ACC) 2011 in New Orleans this week offered an expo floor filled with hundreds of cardiovascular products. The following five technologies stood...