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Cardiology Management

FCVB 2014: Atrial Defibrillation Without Electric Shock

2014 07 Jul

Electric shocks are effective in treating atrial fibrillation (AF) but they are painful and eventually stop working when AF becomes chronic. A new shockless method of defibrillation returns sinus rhythms to normal using optogenetics. Depolarising ion channels are genetically inserted into the heart and can be activated by light during AF episodes. The... Read more

Cardiology Management

FCVB 2014 Frontiers in Cardiovascular Biology

2013 04 Dec

The third Frontiers in CardioVascular Biology congress is being shaped after the two previous successful experiences of Berlin and London, have a look at the sessions confirmed so far on the Programme at a Glance or for more details the Scientific Programme and Planner.   This meeting of the Council on Basic Cardiovascular Science (CBCS) of the European... Read more