The heart has a specialised internal electrical system that controls the rate and rhythm of the heartbeat, and cardiac EP is a subspecialty within cardiology that focuses on heart rhythm
conditions -- including conditions that affect the speed, as well as, the regularity of its beats.
The drug may lead to abnormal heart rhythms
which could be fatal, said the circular.
The Saudi Heart Rhythm
Society is calling for anyone experiencing palpitations, loss of consciousness/fainting, unexplained slips and falls, or has family history of Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) to complete the Checklist provided at hospital waiting areas across Saudi Arabia to aid discussion with their Electro-physiologist as they seek further advice.
20 January 2012 - CardioComm Solutions Inc (CVE:EKG), a US-based company specialising in the development of software and hardware related to personal heart arrhythmia monitoring systems, received the green light from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to begin over-the-counter sales of its hand-held heart rhythm
monitor known as the HeartCheck Pen Handheld ECG.
Just like external shock paddles, implanted defibrillators use high-voltage shocks to restore normal heart rhythm
and get the heart pumping properly again.
FIFA and its medical committee has acknowledged the dangers of heart rhythm
disorders, and all players are medically assessed before FIFA competitions.
Hundreds of cardiac specialists, nurses, patients and politicians gathered in Soli-hull for the UK Heart Rhythm
Within the first six months, the implanted defibrillators had to stabilize potentially fatal abnormal heart rhythms
in 61 percent of tachycardia patients taking fish oil, but only 37 percent of tachycardia patients taking the placebo.
A study highlighted the danger after scientists inserted implants into 20 patients to monitor their heart rhythms
Roden of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and his colleagues found, 10 to 15 percent had gene variations previously linked to an inherited abnormal heart rhythm
called torsades des pointes.
Cardiac Science develops and markets life-saving external cardiac defibrillator devices and proprietary software that monitors a patient's cardiac activity, instantly detects the onset of a life-threatening heart rhythm
and automatically delivers defibrillation shocks within as little as 10 seconds and without human intervention to re-establish the heart's normal rhythm.
Dangerous abnormalities in heart rhythm
are more likely to occur on Mondays and Fridays than on other days of the week, scientists have concluded from a study of patients being treated for heart disease.
But if you have questions about your heart rhythm
or symptoms, check with your doctor.
DALLAS -- Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) today announced that 33 hospitals have received 71 designations for cardiac care, cardiac surgery, and heart rhythm
disorders and 21 designations as UnitedHealth Premium([R]) Surgical Spine and Total Joint Replacement Specialty Centers.
Arrhythmia Alliance (A-A), which is based in Stratford upon Avon and campaigns for health services for people with heart rhythm
problems, said it had been contacted by people from across the UK worried about heartbeat abnormalities, or arrhythmias.