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.

Technology | March 01, 2012

March 1, 2012 — Philips announced the launch of HeartStart XL+, a crash cart...

News | February 16, 2012

February 16, 2012 — Velomedix Inc., a clinical stage medical device company, received investigational device...

The Physio-Control 15 defibrillator-monitor aids emergency care for advanced life support, integrating Masimo Rainbow SET technology that monitors SpO2, carbon monoxide and methemoglobin, includes a metronome to guide CPR compressions and provides an option to escalate energy to 360J.

Feature | February 01, 2012 | Dave Fornell

The key players in the U.S. defibrillator-monitor market are Physio-Control, Philips and Zoll. These systems offer...

Case Study | February 01, 2012

Sudden cardiac arrest and acute myocardial infarction are two of the largest public health problems facing Western...

News | January 26, 2012

January 26, 2012 — The RhinoChill IntraNasal cooling system has been nominated for one of the European medical...

News | January 16, 2012

January 16, 2012 — Philips Healthcare announced the enrollment of the first patients in its CHILL-MI clinical study...

News | November 17, 2011

November 18, 2011 – Medtronic and Bain Capital, a global private investment firm, today announced they have entered...

News | October 21, 2011

 

October 21, 2011 – Physio-Control Inc. announced its ReadyLink 12-Lead ECG device has been recognized as...

News | September 12, 2011

September 12, 2011 — Life Recovery Systems (LRS) announced it has been awarded a new three-year agreement by Premier...

Technology | August 24, 2011

August 24, 2011 — Physio-Control Inc. announced commercial availability of the ReadyLink 12-lead electrocardiogram (...

News | August 23, 2011

August 23, 2011 — Cardium Therapeutics received the final $1.1 million payment from Royal Philips Electronics in...

News | August 03, 2011

August 3, 2011 — AmbiCom Holdings Inc., developer of wireless products for medical equipment suppliers, announced...

The Medivance noninvasive Arctic Sun 5000 therapeutic temperature management system uses external gel pads to regulate temperature, controlled by a touch-screen interface. The system gained U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-clearance in the fall of 2010.

Feature | July 15, 2011 | By Jane Luu, M.D., and John Kao, M.D., FACC

Each year, more than 300,000 people in the United States suffer sudden cardiac death, with some estimates placing...

Pre-hospital ECG transmissions helped ThedaCare diagnose STEMI patients prior to arrival, allowing earlier cath lab activation.

Feature | May 19, 2011 | Mike Rodman, Cath Lab Supervisor, Appleton Medical Center, Appleton, Wis., and Theda Clark Medical Center, Neenah, Wis.

According to the American College of Cardiology (ACC), each year nearly 400,000 patients are admitted to U.S....

Technology | May 03, 2011

May 3, 2011 – A new version of the Lifepak 15 monitor/defibrillator is designed to help hospital, as well as pre-...

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