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3rd Gulf EP Live

2016 05 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

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Predicting Arrhythmias Could Help Prevent Them

2015 02 Oct

Researchers at McGill University have discovered a way of predicting cardiac arrhythmias before they even occur. The finding could lead to an improved cardiac device that is designed to detect and prevent arrhythmias. The researchers focused on a potentially fatal form of arrhythmia occurring in a condition, called the long QT syndrome, which runs in... Read more

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Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators Underused Among Older Patients

2015 23 Jun

According to a study published in JAMA, fewer than 1 in 10 eligible Medicare patients with low ejection fraction (EF) received an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) within 1 year after the heart attack despite the fact that ICD implantation was associated with a lower risk of death at 2 years after implantation.   Approximately 350,000 people... Read more

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Cardiac Device Wearers Should Keep Safe Distance from Smartphones

2015 23 Jun

According to research presented at EHRA EUROPACE – CARDIOSTIM 2015, cardiac device wearers should keep a safe distance from their smartphones in order to avoid any painful shocks or pauses in function. Dr. Carsten Lennerz, first author and cardiology resident in the Clinic for Heart and Circulatory Diseases, German Heart Centre, Munich, Germany, explained... Read more


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