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Research & Reviews  599 results

Device-related Infection Associated with Increased Mortality Risk In De Novo Transvenou...
https://doi.org/10.1111/jce.15385
Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology; El-Chami MF, Liu Y et. al.

Jan 24th, 2022 - Transvenous implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (TV-ICD) infection is a serious complication that frequently requires complete device removal for attempted cure, which can be associated with patient morbidity and mortality. The objective of th...

Feasibility of adenosine stress cardiovascular magnetic resonance perfusion imaging in ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8756706
Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance : Official J... Pavon AG, Porretta AP et. al.

Jan 14th, 2022 - The use of stress perfusion-cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) imaging remains limited in patients with implantable devices. The primary goal of the study was to assess the safety, image quality, and the diagnostic value of stress perfusion-C...

Shared Decision-Making for Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators: Policy Goals, Metri...
https://doi.org/10.1017/jme.2021.85
The Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics : a Journal of the ... Rao BR, Merchant FM et. al.

Jan 11th, 2022 - Shared decision-making has become a new focus of health policy. Though its core elements are largely agreed upon, there is little consensus regarding which outcomes to prioritize for policy-mandated shared decision-making.

Performance evaluation of implantable cardioverter-defibrillators with SmartShock techn...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2022.01.007
International Journal of Cardiology; Auricchio A, Sterns LD et. al.

Jan 10th, 2022 - Patients with inherited arrhythmogenic diseases (IADs) are often prescribed preventative implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) to manage their increased sudden cardiac arrest risk. However, it has been suggested that ICDs in IAD patients ...

Risk and Predictors of Mortality After Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Implantat...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ahj.2021.12.011
American Heart Journal; Higgins AY, Annapureddy AR et. al.

Dec 31st, 2021 - Implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) are recommended for patients with cardiac sarcoidosis (CS) with an indication for pacing, prior ventricular arrhythmias, cardiac arrest, or LVEF <35%, but data on outcomes are limited. Using data from...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  11 results

Impact of PREVENTIVE Substrate Ablation of Coronary Chronic Total Occlusion on Implantable cardioVerTer-Defibrillator Interventions
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03421834

Sep 29th, 2021 - Implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) improve survival among patients with ischemic heart failure (HF) who have not previously had a sustained ventricular arrhythmia. However, ICD shocks that terminate ventricular tachycardia (VT) are ass...

Safety of Body Composition Analysis in Heart Failure Patients With Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators (ICDs)
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01568606

Mar 10th, 2020 - Up to one half of heart failure (HF) patients are overweight and obese, as measured by body mass index (BMI). Comprehensive body composition assessment utilizing bioimpedance scales wuch as Biospace America InBody 520 scale, can give accurate meas...

CareLink Express (CLE Research)
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03223207

May 22nd, 2019 - Background: Over the past 15 years the number of Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices (CIEDs) implanted has increased dramatically. This is due in part to the aging of the population in general, but primarily due to expanded indications for impl...

Cardioverter Defibrillator Replacement With Induction of Ventricular Fibrillation and Defibrillation Testing
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02513030

Oct 19th, 2017 - Background: The need for intraoperative defibrillation testing (DT) during implant and/ or replacement of implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) is still in debate. The primary assumption of intra-operative DT is that successful defibrilla...

Sodium Channel Splicing in Heart Failure Trial (SOCS-HEFT) Prospective Study
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02738749

Apr 12th, 2017 - Scientific Background and Significance Introduction Congestive heart failure (CHF) represents a major health care concern in the United States. It has been estimated that approximately 5 million patients in the U.S. have CHF, and nearly 550,000 pe...

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News  119 results

Magnesium Claims for BP; S3 Ultra's Higher Gradients; Antiplatelets Flop in COVID
https://www.medpagetoday.com/cardiology/prevention/96729

Jan 18th, 2022 - Participants in the Framingham Study showed an increased lifetime risk of heart failure from 1965-1989 to 1990-2014. (Journal of the American College of Cardiology) A history of recent COVID-19 may warrant additional preoperative cardiac assessmen...

Jan 7, 2021 This Week in Cardiology Podcast
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/966213

Jan 7th, 2022 - Please note that the text below is not a full transcript and has not been copyedited. For more insight and commentary on these stories, subscribe to the This Week in Cardiology podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or your preferred podcast provider...

Industry Payments Go Mostly to KOLs -- Does It Matter?
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/940166

Nov 4th, 2020 - This transcript has been edited for clarity. Welcome to Impact Factor, your weekly dose of commentary on a new medical study. I'm Dr F. Perry Wilson from the Yale School of Medicine. Doctors, how much money did you receive from industry last year?...

Data Security Bad for MI Survival? Best Post-Op Bleed Tx; GWTG Public Reporting
https://www.medpagetoday.com/cardiology/prevention/83013

Oct 29th, 2019 - After ransomware attacks or other hacks, hospitals' heart attack mortality rates are higher, speculated to be due to delays in care from stronger passwords and other cybersecurity remediation. (PBS.org) Subcutaneous implantable cardioverter-defibr...

Patients frequently drive too soon after ICD implantation
https://www.mdedge.com/internalmedicine/article/210966/arrhythmias-ep/patients-frequently-drive-too-soon-after-icd?channel=194
Kari Oakes

Oct 26th, 2019 - PARIS – Fewer than half of commercial drivers who received implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) recalled being told they should never drive professionally again, according to a recent Danish survey. Further, about a third of patients ove.

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