Search Tag: ventricular arrhythmia

Cardiology Management

Azithromycin Not Linked to Increased Arrhythmia Risk

2017 18 Apr

The commonly used antibiotic azithromycin is not linked to an increased risk of ventricular arrhythmia, an often life-threatening rapid, irregular heartbeat, according to a large study published in Canadian Medical Association Journal. This finding provides clarity among conflicting results from previous studies that investigated whether people taking... Read more

ICU Management

Near-Death Brain Signalling Speeds Cardiac Demise

2015 07 Apr

A new laboratory study by the University of Michigan Medical School has shown that, in the moments just before death, a storm of brain activity erupting as the heart deteriorates can play a surprising destabilising role in heart function. “Despite the loss of consciousness and absence of signs of life, internally the brain exhibits sustained, organised... Read more

Cardiology Management

ESC 2014: Expert Consensus on Ventricular Arrhythmias

2014 01 Sep

The first expert consensus on ventricular arrhythmias has been published. The novel document compiles current evidence on the diagnosis and management of ventricular arrhythmias and was agreed by international experts from three continents. The “EHRA/HRS/APHRS Expert Consensus on Ventricular Arrhythmias” was published on-line in EP Europace... Read more