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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...

 

A study of more than 350 competitive athletes with implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) from around the world showed for the first time that sports may be safer for this...

The gloves are off and the fight has begun between St. Jude Medical and Medtronic over clinical data regarding their ...

The cost to place an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) increased by $844 per case after a new requirement from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) went into effect in...

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...

For more than 20 years, radiation oncologists have emphasized the importance of radiation-tolerant heart rhythm devices for use in patients who require cardiovascular regulation. In the last three...

December 29, 2010 - Research on reducing risks, improving medical treatment and improving lifestyle behaviors to fight the battle against heart disease and stroke are among the key scientific...

Monitoring congestive heart failure patients for any worsening in their condition is based mainly on patient compliance to accurately weigh themselves every day and report any unusual symptoms.

There is a growing trend in electrophysiology toward remote, home monitoring of implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs), cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) devices, pacemakers and...

September 15, 2009 – Fluid monitoring with OptiVol Fluid Status Monitoring is a more accurate predictor of worsening heart failure compared to daily weight monitoring in heart failure patients...