Sudden Cardiac Arrest

This channel includes news and new technology innovations about sudden cardiac arrest (SCA), which is also called sudden cardiac death (SCD). SCA occured when the heart suddenly ceases all electrical activity needed to keep the heart beating. Read more about the the condition from the Heart Rhythm Society.

Videos | February 22, 2018

This video details the first use of a new protocol at The Ohio State University’s Wexner Medical Center to start...

New Protocol Gives Patients Fighting Chance to Survive Cardiac Arrest
News | ECMO Systems | February 22, 2018

February 22, 2018 — When someone goes into...

Philips Recalls HeartStart MRx Defibrillator for Defect that May Cause Device Failure.
News | February 12, 2018

February 12, 2018 — Philips is recalling the HeartStart MRx Defibrillator due to a defect in the device's Gas...

Feature | Sudden Cardiac Arrest | January 31, 2018

January 31, 2018 — Overall survival has improved for the about 200,000 patients experiencing in-hospital cardiac...

FDA Issues Safety Communication on Zoll LifeVest 4000 Wearable Cardioverter Defibrillator
News | Wearable Sensors | January 22, 2018

January 22, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced last week it is providing information and...

Zoll and Myant Enter Strategic Research and Development Collaboration
News | Wearable Sensors | December 28, 2017

December 28, 2017 — Zoll Medical Corp. and Myant, Inc., a high-tech advanced manufacturing company, announced they...

ECG Study of NBA Players Shows Need for Sport-Specific Normative Data and Guidelines
News | ECG | December 08, 2017

December 8, 2017 — Cardiologists at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center compared...

Sudden Cardiac Arrest Seven Times Higher Among Younger Diabetics. Zoll
News | November 25, 2017

November 25, 2017 — Children and young adults with diabetes may be seven times more likely to die from sudden...

Societies Detail Treatment for Patients With Ventricular Arrhythmias
News | EP Lab | October 30, 2017

October 30, 2017 — The American College of Cardiology, along with the American Heart Association and the Heart...

MRI May Predict Neurological Outcomes for Cardiac Arrest Survivors
News | Sudden Cardiac Arrest | October 18, 2017

October 18, 2017 — Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-based measurements of the functional connections in the brain...

Zoll Canada Equipping Province of Québec Paramedic Services with X Series Monitor/Defibrillators
News | Defibrillator Monitors | October 16, 2017

October 16, 2017 — Zoll Canada, a subsidiary of Zoll Medical Corp., announced it has won the tender to equip all...

Health Insurance Expansion Linked to Fewer Sudden Cardiac Arrests
News | Sudden Cardiac Arrest | July 11, 2017

July 11, 2017  – The incidence of...

European Heart Rhythm Association Launches Cardiac Arrest First Responder App
News | Mobile Devices | June 30, 2017

June 30, 2017 — A novel smartphone application has been developed that can direct first responders to...

Cedars-Sinai Team Develops New Sudden Cardiac Arrest Risk Assessment Score
News | Sudden Cardiac Arrest | June 26, 2017

June 26, 2017 — A Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute investigator and his team have developed a new risk assessment tool...

wearable defibrillators prevent sudden cardiac death in pediatric patients
Feature | Sudden Cardiac Arrest | May 11, 2017

May 11, 2017 — A new study shows that the use of a wearable cardioverter defibrillator (WCD) is safe and effective...

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