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Designed for fast and efficient response, the Lifeline Emergency Cart is constructed of lightweight polymer and tubular steel for ease in handling during transit and at the code site. An ergonomically placed handle insures maximum control. The convertible, dual-function caster system provides positive control in transit, yet adjusts to full swivel-caster mode.

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The OR1 Integrated ORs offer hospitals a turn-key solution that streamlines the entire OR environment by placing total ...

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Feature | Kim Phelan

It's almost like taking a stab in the dark, but ablating one or more arrythmias within the human heart is a moment when ...

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Feature | Kim Phelan

Ah, money, money, money — the Frankenstein monster that destroys souls.” It’s one of many oddball lines from the zany 1930s Carole Lombard and William Powell comedy, “My Man Godfrey,” but it rings true for physicians and other clinicians who know all too well how money has often got healthcare by the throat.

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Feature | Kim Phelan

I only just heard the term “positive remodeling” for the first time last fall, and I assumed it was something, well, positive, like a self-mending process of some sort. But in the cardiac context of arterial remodeling, which refers to the build-up of plaque in the coronary arteries, positive remodeling is the worse of two types.

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Feature | Kim Phelan

It struck me the other day that while thousands of healthcare information technology (HIT) executives flock to San Diego ...

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Feature | Mark Paquin

Although implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) have been around for nearly 20 years, they gained notoriety in 2001 when Vice President Dick Cheney became a high-profile patient who underwent the implantation procedure.

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Feature | Judith Cassidy

As costs continue to soar for the medical community, health professionals are looking for ways to save money while not ...

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Feature | Larry Sieb

Magnetic navigation technology to direct and digitally control catheter and guidewire devices along complex paths within ...

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Heart Disease is Equal Opportunity Killer of Women, it is the #1 killer of women and men.
Feature | Womens Cardiovascular Health | Jody Paige

Women's heart health continues to grow as an awareness topic among the general public, and behind the scenes physicians ...

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Feature | Kim Phelan

Novelists and playwrights might call it a cruel irony — heroes who succumb to the powers of evil, true love tragically ...

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Although healthcare budgets are tight, needs are expanding. Clinical facilities are continuously looking for ways to ...

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Feature | Ryan Hiett

Coronary bypass surgery, a difficult and painful way to repair major damage caused by coronary artery disease, may be on its way out — and it’s a long time coming for researchers like Douglas Losordo, M.D. After all, he’s spent the past 10 years looking into the possibilities of adult stem cell therapy as a viable alternative to the procedure.

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Feature | Kim Phelan

In the microscopic world of arterial plaque, the only positive thing about positive remodeling is that physicians can ...

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Feature | Jeffrey J. Fine, Ph.D., M.S., and Michael C. Foster, M.D., FACC, South Carolina Heart Center, Columb

An asymptomatic 75-year-old woman with a history of coronary artery disease, angioplasty, coronary artery bypass ...

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