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Research & Reviews  513 results

The Extravascular Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator: The Pivotal Study Plan.
https://doi.org/10.1111/jce.15190
Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology; Crozier I, O'Donnell D et. al.

Jul 30th, 2021 - Transvenous implantable cardioverter defibrillators (TV ICD) provide life-saving therapy for millions of patients worldwide. However, they are susceptible to several potential short- and long- term complications including cardiac perforation and p...

Multivessel coronary artery vasospasm masquerading as surgical coronary atherosclerotic...
https://doi.org/10.1111/jocs.15866
Journal of Cardiac Surgery; Singh N, Nand P

Jul 27th, 2021 - We report a case of a 39-year-old lady presenting with worsening angina. This is a case report study. Clinical case data was retrieved from hospital paper and electronic records. Invasive coronary angiography revealed disease in the left main stem...

Ictal asystole: an uncommon but significant cause of transient loss of consciousness-a ...
https://doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2020-240268
BMJ Case Reports; Wright EC, Mitchell L et. al.

Jul 22nd, 2021 - Ictal bradycardia and asystole are rare, but potentially serious complications of epileptic seizures. We present a case series of three such patients diagnosed through our syncope service. For two patients, treatment with anticonvulsant therapy al...

Extracorporeal Life Support in Accidental Hypothermia with Cardiac Arrest-A Narrative R...
https://doi.org/10.1097/MAT.0000000000001518
ASAIO Journal (American Society for Artificial Internal O... Swol J, Darocha T et. al.

Jul 16th, 2021 - Severely hypothermic patients, especially suffering cardiac arrest, require highly specialized treatment. The most common problems affecting the recognition and treatment seem to be awareness, logistics, and proper planning. In severe hypothermia,...

Outcomes of adult patients supported by extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) foll...
https://doi.org/10.1111/jocs.15804
Journal of Cardiac Surgery; Guru PK, Seelhammer TG et. al.

Jul 13th, 2021 - To describe our experience in use of extracorporeal life support (ECLS) as a rescue strategy in patients following cardiopulmonary resuscitation. A retrospective analysis was performed for patients (n = 101) who received ECLS after cardiorespirato...

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Guidelines  1 results

Guideline for resuscitation in cardiac arrest after cardiac surgery.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejcts.2009.01.033
European Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery : Official Jo... Dunning J, Fabbri A et. al.

Mar 20th, 2009 - The Clinical Guidelines Committee of the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery provides this professional view on resuscitation in cardiac arrest after cardiac surgery. This document was created using a multimodal methodology for eviden...

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Drugs  11 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  9 results

Role of Low Dose Epinephrine Boluses In Acute Hypotension
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03671070

Sep 14th, 2018 - Epinephrine, due to its alpha-1 and beta-adrenergic effects, is considered an important part of the management of children with hypo-tension. Epinephrine is typically used as a continuous infusion (0.02-0.5 μg/kg/min) for severe sustained hypo-ten...

Early Echographic Asystole as a Predictive Factor of Absence of Spontaneous Circulatory Activity Recovery (SCAR) in Prehospital Cardio Respiratory Arrests (CRA)
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03494153

Apr 11th, 2018 - Prehospital Cardio-Respiratory Arrests (CRA) represent a significant cause of mortality in France (between 30,000 and 50,000 cases per year) [1]. The prognosis is particularly pejorative, since only 5 to 6% of patients will leave the hospital aliv...

Combined Vasopressin, Methylprednisolone, and Epinephrine for Inhospital Cardiac Arrest
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00411879

Jan 12th, 2016 - Inhospital cardiac arrest still constitutes an important clinical problem with survival to discharge ranging within 0-42% (most common range = 15-20%). Survival after witnessed, pulseless ventricular fibrillation/tachycardia(VF/VT) that is respons...

Automatic External Defibrillation Monitoring in Cardiac Arrest
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00382928

Jul 15th, 2015 - Cardiac arrest (CA) is defined as the sudden cessation of effective cardiac pumping function as a result of either ventricular asystole (inactivity of the heart) or pulseless ventricular tachycardia/ventricular fibrillation (VT/VF). Pulseless vent...

Trial of Different Hypothermia Temperatures in Patients Recovered From Out-of-hospital Cardiac Arrest
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01155622

Dec 5th, 2012 - Patients admitted consecutively were potentially eligible for the study if they had a witnessed out-off hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) apparently related to heart disease and an interval of <60 minutes from collapse to return of spontaneous circul...

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News  38 results

Opioid-induced Cardiac Arrest Calls for Specific Management
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/947430

Mar 15th, 2021 - Cardiac arrest stemming from opioid overdose is clinically different from other types of cardiac arrest, and targeted education is needed to help the lay public and emergency medical personnel promptly recognize and respond to it, the American Hea...

Sodium Nitrite Disappoints in Cardiac Arrest
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/928654

Apr 14th, 2020 - Among patients who had an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, intravenous sodium nitrite given by paramedics during resuscitation did not significantly improve their chances of being admitted to or discharged from the hospital alive. The study was pre...

Fast Five Quiz: Aspirin Use
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/922770_4

Jan 3rd, 2020 - If aspirin use is suspected, direct questioning is useful. Many patients do not list aspirin or other over-the-counter aspirin-containing products because they may not consider such products to be medications.  Tinnitus is commonly encountered whe...

Asystole Following Nitroglycerin: A Review of Two Cases
https://www.mdedge.com/emergencymedicine/article/171774/cardiology/asystole-following-nitroglycerin-review-two-cases/page/0/2

Aug 2nd, 2018 - Case 2 The patient in Case 2, had chest pain upon arrival at the ED and was administered SL NTG, with notable improvement in chest pain, but not complete resolution. With serial examinations, including a review of pain scale scores, she was given.

Survival Still Relatively Poor for In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest During Nights, Weekends
https://www.medpagetoday.com/emergencymedicine/emergencymedicine/70661

Jan 22nd, 2018 - Action Points Acute resuscitation survival for in-hospital cardiac arrest (IHCA) has improved, but a gap remains between night and weekend (off-hours) and regular on-hours IHCA survival to discharge, according to registry data from 470 U.S. hospit...

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Patient Education  1 results see all →