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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...

During a sudden cardiac arrest (SCA), heart function ceases – abruptly and without warning – most often due to the onset of a ventricular tachyarrhythmia [1]. Because out-of-hospital survival is...

Converting from paper-based electrocardiogram (ECG) files and reports to an electronic record system, or switching to a new electronic system, can improve workflow efficiency and speed the process...

Recent advances in electrocardiogram (ECG) stress testing systems include better waveform analysis algorithms, improved connectivity with electronic medical records and wireless lead systems to...

Healthcare IT vendors offer a variety of cardiovascular information systems (CVIS), picture archiving and communications systems (PACS), imaging and diagnostic hardware they say will integrate...

Warren Hospital, an acute care community hospital serving Warren and Hunterdon counties in rural New Jersey, supports 214 patient beds and 140,000 outpatient visits per year.