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A new study of patients who died of sudden cardiac arrest, a usually fatal condition that causes the heart to stop beating, shows the majority who qualified to receive potentially lifesaving...

Wearable cardioverter defibrillators (WCD) can be an effective therapy option for patients with a transient or undefined arrhythmic risk, according to the WEARIT-II Registry, the largest...

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Oklahoma Heart Hospital (OHH), Oklahoma’s first dedicated heart hospital, has excelled at creating quality outcomes through an integrated approach to patient care. To maintain this culture of...

August 20, 2012 — Zoll Medical Corp., a manufacturer of medical devices and related software solutions, announced that physicians at all of the 17 “Honor Roll” hospitals and all of the 50 “Best...

Hospitalized children who suffer cardiac arrest are nearly three times more likely to survive than they were about a decade ago, and no more likely to suffer brain impairment, according to new...

More than 350,000 deaths occur each year as a result of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA), which occurs when the heart abruptly and unexpectedly stops beating. A survey issued by the Heart Rhythm...

October 3, 2012 — Royal Philips Electronics announced it is donating the one-millionth HeartStart automated external defibrillator (AED) manufactured to Everett Mountain Rescue Unit (EMRU) of...

August 21, 2012 — Zoll Medical Corp. entered into an agreement to license Inovise Medical Inc.’s ambulatory Audicor technology as part of the advanced patient diagnostics in the LifeVest...

March 13, 2012 — Asahi Kasei Corp.  and Zoll Medical Corp. jointly announced that Asahi Kasei will acquire Zoll for approximately $2.21 billion.

November 21, 2011 – Royal Philips Electronics introduced Philips HeartStart FR3 automated external defibrillator (AED) in the United States for professional responders who treat victims of sudden...

September 12, 2011 — Cardiovascular market research firm Zacks Equity Research released a new report discussing high growth areas in medical devices, including Medtronic Inc., Boston Scientific...

August 31, 2011 — A recent study revealed more than 1,000 cardiac arrest deaths over 15 years are connected to the failure of automated external defibrillators (AEDs); battery failure accounted...

A new version of the Lifepak 15 monitor/defibrillator is designed to help hospital, as well as pre-hospital, teams provide more effective patient care. The 15, when used together with CODE-STAT data...

October 6, 2010 – Physicians have prescribed more than 30,000 wearable defibrillator vests for patients at high risk of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). The LifeVest Wearable Defibrillator, by Zoll...

April 28, 2010 – About 280,000 external defibrillators used worldwide in health care facilities and public places may malfunction during attempts to rescue people in sudden cardiac arrest, the U.S...

The FDA notified healthcare professionals this week that it is investigating energy levels in external biphasic defibrillators with shocks less than or equal to 200 Joules (J), because of reports...

October 27, 2009 – Defibtech and Cintas Corp. will introduce the new ReviveR View automated external defibrillator (AED), which features a full-color LCD display and is the first AED to use...

October 26, 2009 – Medtronic Foundation and Take Heart Minnesota today announced a comprehensive statewide initiative, the first in the nation, designed to increase sudden cardiac arrest (SCA)...

June 29, 2009 – Last week’s death of Michael Jackson at the age of 50 underscores the tragedy of sudden cardiac arrest, which kills nearly 300,000 Americans each year and is the nation's leading...

June 22, 2009 - Medical Corp. said last week the ambulance service RAV Gooi en Vechtstreek, in Hilversum, the Netherlands, is the first EMS organization to equip its ambulances with a new system...