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ALLMedicine™ Pacemakers Center

Research & Reviews  77 results

Use of Spinal Cord Stimulators in Patients With Pacemakers or Implantable Cardiac Defib...
https://doi.org/10.1111/ner.13514
Neuromodulation : Journal of the International Neuromodul... Martens JM, Fiala K et. al.

Jul 31st, 2021 - To assess the currently available evidence regarding associations between spinal cord stimulator (SCS) lead type, clinical indications for device placement, and interference between SCSs and cardiac pacemakers (CPMs)/implantable cardioverter-defib...

Outpatient Initiation of Sotalol in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation: Utility of Cardi...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8295005
American Journal of Cardiovascular Drugs : Drugs, Devices... Mascarenhas DAN, Mudumbi PC et. al.

Jul 23rd, 2021 - Antiarrhythmic drugs are often used in the management of patients with atrial fibrillation (AF). Sotalol is conventionally initiated in the inpatient setting for monitoring efficacy and adverse effects, including QTc interval prolongation and tors...

The optimal cutoff of atrial high-rate episodes for neurological events in patients wit...
https://doi.org/10.1002/clc.23626
Clinical Cardiology; Lu WD, Chen JY

May 19th, 2021 - Patients with atrial high-rate episode (AHRE) are at higher risk of neurological events. This study aimed to identify the optimal cutoff threshold for AHRE duration in patients with dual chamber permanent pacemakers (PPM) without prior atrial fibr...

Reuse of pacemakers and implantable cardioverter-defibrillators: systematic review, met...
https://doi.org/10.1080/17434440.2021.1927706
Expert Review of Medical Devices; Psaltikidis EM, Costa EAM et. al.

May 11th, 2021 - Background: Pacemakers (PMs) and implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) have reduced mortality and improved the quality of life of cardiac patients. However, the high cost of these devices prevents their large-scale incorporation, particul...

Identifying acute myocardial infarction in ventricular-paced patients: The effectivenes...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajem.2020.11.068
The American Journal of Emergency Medicine; Newson JM, Sefa N et. al.

Jan 14th, 2021 - Screening for acute myocardial infarction (AMI) in patients with ventricular pacemakers (VP) is a diagnostic challenge. We report a case where application of the Modified Sgarbossa criteria (mSC) would have immediately identified AMI in a patient ...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  6 results

Physical Impairments in Heart Failure Patients With Pacemakers
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03701854

Oct 10th, 2018 - Heart failure is a chronic, progressive condition in which the heart muscle is unable to pump enough blood through to meet the body's needs for blood and oxygen. Safeguarding HF patients at increased risk of sudden cardiac death due to ventricular...

Morbidity, Mortality and Gender Differences in Patients With Pacemakers
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03388281

Jan 2nd, 2018 - Previous publications suggest gender difference in outcome parameters after pacemaker implantation. Aim of this study is to investigate gender differences in patients with pacemaker. Implanted devices, indication for implantation and pacemaker fol...

Natural Evolution of AV Conduction Disorders in Patients Implanted With Cardiac Pacemakers
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00531037

Nov 14th, 2017 - Observational study to assess AV block incidence and their evolution according to paroxysmal atrial arrhythmia.

The Use of Fibroscan to Assess Liver Fibrosis in Patients With Cardiac Pacemakers
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02415348

May 17th, 2016 - Assessment of liver fibrosis in patients with chronic liver diseases provides staging and prognostic information critical in establishing treatment priorities. The gold standard evaluation of liver fibrosis is hampered by the invasive nature of li...

Efficacy and Safety Study of an Antiarrhythmic Drug to Treat Atrial Fibrillation in Patients With Pacemakers
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00389792

Mar 11th, 2009 - ATI-2042 is being developed as an alternative to amiodarone, which is considered a first-line therapy for patients with atrial fibrillation and is known to have serious side effects. ATI-2042 was designed to have a reduced plasma half-life and a l...

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News  12 results

Evidence Builds for iPhone 12 Interference With Cardiac Devices
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/952780

Jun 9th, 2021 - Further evidence that powerful magnets in some Apple iPhones can interfere with cardiac implantable electronic devices (CIEDs) comes from a small study that also suggests some devices are more susceptible than others. The iPhone 12 Pro Max with Ma...

Traditional Pacemaker Complications Down With Leadless Device
https://www.medpagetoday.com/cardiology/arrhythmias/73736

Jun 27th, 2018 - Patients who got the Nanostim leadless pacemaker instead of a transvenous one had fewer complications through up to 18 months of follow-up, researchers said. Those receiving the leadless cardiac pacemaker (LCP) generally had fewer complications th...

Cath Lab Recap: Killer Pacemakers; Heart Monitoring Underwear
https://www.medpagetoday.com/cardiology/pci/61949

Dec 8th, 2016 - Hacker-researchers were able to access ten types of implantable devices -- including pacemakers -- and find exploits that could possibly kill patients remotely from across a room. (The Register) The Abiomed Impella CP device won expanded FDA appro...

CMS to Cover Leadless Pacemakers ... But Only in Studies
https://www.medpagetoday.com/cardiology/arrhythmias/61440

Nov 14th, 2016 - The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services aims to cover leadless pacemakers, but only in the context of use in FDA-approved studies, according to a draft of the agency's national coverage determination for the devices. The document details the ...

Women Receive Far Fewer CIEDs Than Men but Have Higher Survival Rates After Implant
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/847145

Jun 29th, 2015 - MILAN, ITALY — Women are being short-changed when it comes to receiving cardiac implantable electronic devices (CIEDs), which is especially concerning because they actually have higher survival rates than men after implantation of certain device t...

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