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Research & Reviews  1,964 results

Commotio Cordis Resulting from Sibling Rivalry.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjcard.2021.06.024
The American Journal of Cardiology; Humble JR, Surrey A et. al.

Jul 31st, 2021 - A 17-year-old girl with no significant medical, surgical, or family history presented to the emergency department following an episode of sudden cardiac arrest after being punched in the chest by her brother. Bystander CPR was immediately initiate...

Adverse device-device interaction between pacemaker and subcutaneous implantable cardia...
https://doi.org/10.1111/pace.14325
Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology : PACE; Abbott N, Bender A et. al.

Jul 24th, 2021 - A 26-year-old patient with prior surgery for Ebstein's anomaly and a pacemaker (placed for post-surgical heart block and poor underlying rhythm) underwent SICD was placement. During defibrillation testing, device-device interaction led to undersen...

Successful risk stratification of a patient with ventricular preexcitation by improved ...
https://doi.org/10.1111/anec.12882
Annals of Noninvasive Electrocardiology : the Official Jo... Qin C, He T et. al.

Jul 23rd, 2021 - The patient is a 19 years-old man who often wakes up in dreams with palpitations and fatigue. The ECG shows: 1. Sinus rhythm; 2. Preexcitation syndrome. Transesophageal electrophysiological study (TEEPS) diagnosis:High-risk accessory pathway. Duri...

Stress hormones kinetics in ventricular fibrillation cardiac arrest and resuscitation: ...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajem.2021.07.016
The American Journal of Emergency Medicine; Pantazopoulos I, Boutsikos I et. al.

Jul 16th, 2021 - Knowing the kinetics of endogenous stress hormones during cardiac arrest and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CRP) will help to optimize personalized physiology-guided treatment. The aim of this study was to examine the dynamic changes in stress hor...

Sex differences in the origin of Purkinje ectopy initiating idiopathic ventricular fibr...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hrthm.2021.07.007
Heart Rhythm; Surget E, Cheniti G et. al.

Jul 15th, 2021 - Purkinje ectopics (PurkEs) are major triggers of idiopathic ventricular fibrillation (VF). Identifying clinical factors associated with specific PurkE characteristics could yield insights into the mechanisms of Purkinje-mediated arrhythmogenicity....

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Guidelines  5 results

2020 Canadian Cardiovascular Society/Canadian Heart Rhythm Society Position Statement o...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cjca.2020.04.004
The Canadian Journal of Cardiology; Deyell MW, AbdelWahab A et. al.

Jun 17th, 2020 - This Canadian Cardiovascular Society position statement is focused on the management of sustained ventricular tachycardia (VT) and ventricular fibrillation (VF) that occurs in patients with structural heart disease (SHD), including previous myocar...

2018 American Heart Association Focused Update on Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7324904
Circulation Panchal AR, Berg KM et. al.

Dec 21st, 2018 - Antiarrhythmic medications are commonly administered during and immediately after a ventricular fibrillation/pulseless ventricular tachycardia cardiac arrest. However, it is unclear whether these medications improve patient outcomes. This 2018 Ame...

European Resuscitation Council Guidelines for Resuscitation: 2018 Update - Antiarrhythm...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.resuscitation.2018.11.018
Resuscitation Soar J, Perkins GD et. al.

Nov 30th, 2018 - This European Resuscitation Council (ERC) Guidelines for Resuscitation 2018 update is focused on the role of antiarrhythmic drugs during advanced life support for cardiac arrest with shock refractory ventricular fibrillation/pulseless ventricular ...

Practice guideline summary: Reducing brain injury following cardiopulmonary resuscitati...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5447399
Neurology Geocadin RG, Wijdicks E et. al.

May 12th, 2017 - To assess the evidence and make evidence-based recommendations for acute interventions to reduce brain injury in adult patients who are comatose after successful cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Published literature from 1966 to August 29, 2016, was...

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  109 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  54 results

DOuble SEquential External Defibrillation for Refractory VF Pilot Study
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03249948

Mar 18th, 2020 - Double sequential external defibrillation (DSED) and vector change defibrillation have been proposed as viable options for patients in refractory ventricular fibrillation (VF) during out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. However, currently there is insu...

Esophageal 3D Mapping System for Cardiac Arrhythmias
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03365440

Dec 20th, 2019 - Background Cardiac arrhythmias are common and may have devastating consequences for affected patients. To prevent f.e. strokes due to atrial fibrillation, heart failures as a consequence of long-standing tachyarrhythmias or death due to ventricula...

Preventive aBlation of vEntricular tachycaRdia in Patients With myocardiaL INfarction
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02501005

Jul 8th, 2019 - The BERLIN VT study is designed to evaluate the impact of prophylactic ventricular tachycardia (VT) ablation on all-cause mortality and unplanned hospital admission for congestive heart failure or symptomatic ventricular tachycardia/ventricular fi...

Prognostic Value of Ventricular Fibrillation Spectral Analysis in Sudden Cardiac Death
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03248557

Dec 27th, 2018 - Trial design: The AWAKE trial is an investigator-initiated, multicenter, observational trial currently underway in 4 centers in Spain (Hospital Clínico San Carlos, Hospital Universitario La Paz, Hospital General Universitario de Ciudad Real, and H...

Cardiac Sympathetic Denervation for Prevention of Ventricular Tachyarrhythmias
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01013714

Oct 17th, 2018 - The purpose of this study is to determine if bilateral cardiac sympathetic denervation (CSD) in addition to routine care is more effective than routine care for the treatment of ventricular tachycardia or fibrillation in patients with implantable ...

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News  187 results

Lessons From the Save of Soccer Player Christian Eriksen's Life
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/953829

Jun 28th, 2021 - The resuscitation of Danish professional soccer player Christian Eriksen on the pitch, in front of millions of people, is a chance to consider how the United States could do better in the prevention and treatment of sudden cardiac death (SCD).   T...

Lessons From the Save of Soccer Player Christian Eriksen's Life
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/953829?src=

Jun 28th, 2021 - The resuscitation of Danish professional soccer player Christian Eriksen on the pitch, in front of millions of people, is a chance to consider how the United States could do better in the prevention and treatment of sudden cardiac death (SCD).   T...

Underlying Heart Rhythm, Not ICD Shocks, Drives Mortality
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/951412

May 18th, 2021 - Combined data from five implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) trials suggest that it is the underlying arrhythmic disorder, rather than the ICD therapy itself, that affects mortality in these patients. Analysis of the MADIT II, MADIT-RISK, ...

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...

The PRAETORIAN Trial: Guarded Approach to Subcutaneous ICD Best
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/937156

Sep 10th, 2020 - Years ago, during training, I remember a colleague dissing an early model of an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) because it was primitive. All it did was shock ventricular tachycardia (VT) or ventricular fibrillation (VF).   Almost thr...

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Patient Education  3 results see all →