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.

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Feature | November 10, 2009 | By Glenn W. Laub, M.D. – Defibtech CEO, chairman of cardiac surgery, director of the Heart Hospital, St. Francis Medical Center, Trenton, N.J.

In a crowded Boston North Station, three bystanders waiting for a train heard a man cry out and immediately...

News | October 26, 2009

October 23, 2009 – The first randomized intra-arrest cooling study has been selected for presentation as a late-...

News | October 12, 2009

October 13, 2009 – The Minneapolis Heart Institute at Abbott Northwestern Hospital with guest national...

The LifePak 15

News | October 07, 2009

October 7, 2009 – Physio-Control Inc. recently said it received approval by Health Canada to market the...

News | October 07, 2009

October 7, 2009 – Baptist Medical Center's Emergency Department will begin using a new procedure, called therapeutic...

Technology | September 03, 2009

September 3, 2009 – ZOLL Medical Corp. received approval from the FDA to market and sell a new model of the...

InnerCool's Accutrol catheter for endovascular cooling and warming of patients.

News | July 15, 2009

July 15, 2009 – Royal Philips said today it reached an agreement to acquire the assets of InnerCool...

News | June 16, 2009

June 16, 2009 - Physio-Control Inc. said Monday it received a Gold Medical Design Excellence Award (MDEA)...

News | May 04, 2009

May 4, 2009 - ECRI Institute released its top 10 list of health technologies that hospital corporate-suite...

News | April 16, 2009

April 16, 2009 - An estimated 1,000 lives could be saved each year if heart attack patients received faster...

Technology | March 27, 2009

March 27, 2009 - The Philips HeartStart MRx monitor/defibrillator now includes new clinical decision support tools,...

News | March 27, 2009

March 27, 2009 - Physio-Control Inc. has received FDA clearance to market its LIFEPAK 15 monitor/...

News | March 20, 2009

March 19, 2009 - The ZOLL Medical Corp. LifeVest Wearable Defibrillator has been prescribed for patients by...

News | March 09, 2009

March 9, 2009 - The Ministry of Health for the Province of Quebec has awarded ZOLL Medical Corp. a contract...

News | February 23, 2009

February 23, 2009 - Alsius Corp. said today it has signed an agreement with a subsidiary of ZOLL Medical...

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