Tag: arrhythmias

Decline in defibrillation testing during ICD implantation is due to institutional...

The use of defibrillation testing (DFT) when inserting an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) declined significantly in US hospitals between 2010 and 2015; during the...
individual arrhythmic risk in ARVC and primary prevention

Prediction model of individual arrhythmic risk in ARVC can be used...

Primary prevention of arrhythmic events in arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC) remains challenging; Cynthia James explains how she and colleagues developed a model for...
arrhythmias and sudden cardiac arrest fundraising for research

AHA provides US$14 million for research into arrhythmias and sudden cardiac...

The American Heart Association has awarded research grants of more than US$14 million to four scientific teams to create a new research network focused...
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BioMonitor III injectable cardiac monitor launched onto European market

After receiving the CE mark, Biotronik has launched its next-generation injectable cardiac monitor (ICM)—BioMonitor III—onto the European market. A press release reports that the...

Charles Antzelevitch

Charles Antzelevitch is professor and executive director of the cardiovascular research program at the Lankenau Institute for Medical Research in Pennsylvania, and professor of...

Congenital heart disease in children and young adults have 22 times...

  A study published in the Circulation journal has shown that the risk of atrial fibrillation (AF) in young adults and children who suffer from...

AHA 2016: Elizabeth M McNally wins AHA prize for research into...

The American Heart Association (AHA) awarded its Basic Research Prize for 2016 to Elizabeth M McNally (Chicago, USA) for “Ground-breaking investigations of novel genetic...

Lifelong high endurance exercise may cause arrhythmias

A first-of-its-kind study has found that male veteran athletes have a significantly higher prevalence of arrhythmias such as atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, sinus pauses,...

Lifelong high endurance exercise may cause arrhythmias

A first-of-its-kind study has found that male veteran athletes have a significantly higher prevalence of arrhythmias such as atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, sinus pauses,...