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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Technology | Sudden Cardiac Arrest | December 22, 2015

December 22, 2015 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has cleared the Zoll LifeVest Wearable Cardioverter...

University Hospitals, Emblem S-ICD System, sudden cardiac arrest, SCA patients
News | Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) | December 08, 2015

December 8, 2015 — At Ahuja Medical Center, University Hospitals (UH) cardiologists recently implanted the Boston...

PulsePoint Respond app, new CPR guidelines, sudden cardiac arrest, social media
Feature | Mobile Devices | October 21, 2015

October 21, 2015 — For the first time, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) guidelines issued by the American Heart...

Medtronic, Evera, ICD, MR-conditional, MRI, FDA approval
Technology | Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) | September 14, 2015

September 14, 2015 — Medtronic received the first U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for an...

News | Sudden Cardiac Arrest | September 14, 2015

September 14, 2015 — Healthcare providers can assess a patient’s risk of sudden cardiac death (SCD) following a...

Medtronic, sudden cardiac death, SCD, DISCOVERY, Oregon SUDS, study, ICDs, gene
News | Sudden Cardiac Arrest | August 31, 2015

August 31, 2015 — Medtronic plc announced first-of-its-kind findings from two independent studies that have...

Boston Scientific, Emblem, S-ICD, UNTOUCHED study, TV-ICDs, MADIT-RIT study
Feature | Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) | July 02, 2015

July 2, 2015 - Boston Scientific has initiated a worldwide study to evaluate the rate and causes of shocks for...

defibrillators, older heart patients, Duke Medicine study, Tracy Wang
Feature | Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) | June 23, 2015

June 23, 2015 - Heart attack patients age 65 and older who have reduced heart function might still benefit from...

therapeutic hypothermia, children, cardiac arrest, treatment, temperature
Feature | May 04, 2015

May 4, 2015 — A large-scale, multicenter study has shown...

ResQCPR System, resuscitation devices, cardiac arrest, CPR, FDA
Technology | March 09, 2015

March 9, 2015 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Zoll's ResQCPR System, a system of two devices...

Sudden cardiac arrest, resuscitation devices, AutoPulse, ZOLL

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News | February 11, 2015

February 11, 2015 — Zoll Medical Corporation, a manufacturer of medical devices and related software solutions,...

Feature | January 27, 2015

January 27, 2015 — ECRI Institute has released an updated comparison on...

Sudden cardiac arrest, Euro VT/VF meeting, Ventricular Fibrillation, ECG

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News | January 05, 2015

January, 5, 2015 — The issue of sudden...

Cath lab, clinical trial, clinical study, defibrillator monitors
News | December 16, 2014

December 16, 2014 — A faster, coordinated emergency response in collaboration with hospital cardiac catheterization...

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