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Cardiology Management

Cardiac resynchronisation therapy reduces mortality in heart failure patients

2018 19 Dec

Approximately 6.5 million adults in the US are affected by heart failure. The prevalence of heart failure continues to increase.  Cardiac resynchronisation therapy, when used in appropriately selected heart failure patients, can help improve left ventricular function, improve quality of life and reduce mortality and hospitalisation.  CRT... Read more

ICU Management

CRT Study: The Power of Flash Mob Research

2016 13 Dec

Dutch researchers studying the interobserver agreement on capillary refill time have demonstrated the effectiveness of using a novel methodology of research called "flash mob research" (FMR). They used FMR to recruit nearly 1,800 study participants in a single day, with the bulk of the data available for analysis within 24 hours. The results published... Read more

IMAGING Management

Oec 9800 Retrofit Replaces Old CRT's With New LCDs With Ease

2016 16 May

OEC 9800 RETROFIT UPGRADE With the  OEC 9800 Retrofit Kit , Ampronix is challenging the notion that upgrading simple hardware necessarily entails purchasing an entirely new system. As CRTs are finally being phased out, it’s time to invest in something with better image clarity and brilliant luminance. Created specifically for mobile C-Arms, the... Read more

Cardiology Management

3rd Gulf EP Live

2016 08 Jan

The first edition of GULF EP LIVE was formulated and put to plan together by Dr.Mohammed Magdi and Dr.Rajin Choudhury, and was immensely supported by the Gulf Heart Rhythm Society and the Emirates Cardiac society. The European heart Rhythm Association conducted a courses in core topics of EP and Devices. Sharjah University, College of Medical Sciences... Read more

Cardiology Management

Cardiac Resynchronisation’s Gender Bias

2014 24 Jun

Biventricular pacing, also known as cardiac resynchronisation therapy (CRT), is used to improve cardiac rhythm in heart failure patients. Ultimately, CRT can lower the number of hospitalisations and the risk of death in such patients. A new study in JAMA Internal Medicine reveals that women may benefit more than men from CRT-D, in which CRT is combined... Read more

Cardiology Management

Medtronic Announces CE Mark and European Launch of Attain Performa® Portfolio of Quadripolar Leads

2013 06 Mar

New Lead Portfolio Provides Options for Physicians to Deliver CRT Optimally and Efficiently Medtronic, Inc. announced on March 5 that it received CE (Conformité Européenne) Mark and will begin the European launch of the Attain Performa® portfolio of quadripolar leads. Paired with Medtronic Viva®/Brava® Quad cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillators... Read more