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treatment by stopping fibrillation of heart muscles (usually by electric shock delivered by a defibrillator)

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BIOTRONIK's Lumax DX System is a first-in-class implantable cardiac defibrillator (ICD) that utilizes a single lead with atrial sensing capabilities.
A neutral effect was reported in 3 studies for appropriate implantable cardiac defibrillator intervention and in 6 studies for sudden cardiac death.
Denise Thompson, 39, could have dropped dead at any minute before she was fitted with a cardiac defibrillator Picture: ROBERT PARRY JONES
India, May 9 -- BIOTRONIK, a leading manufacturer of innovative medical technology, has developed the world's first implantable cardiac defibrillator (ICD), cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillator (CRT-D) and cardiac resynchronization therapy pacemaker (CRT-P) with ProMRI(R) technology.
regulators said they have not completed a review of paperwork the company filed after recalling its cardiac defibrillator devices.
She was desperate for an implanted cardiac defibrillator (ICDs) but was first told that priority in Wales had to be given to those who already suffered a cardiac arrest because of a lack of funding.
Surgeons implanted what's called an AICD - automatic implantable cardiac defibrillator - in his chest.
The cardiac defibrillator is hailed as one of the most important lifesaving inventions of the 20th century.
Doctors Hospital Center of Modesto - Angioplasty, with and without Stent, Cardiac Defibrillator Implant, COPD (pulmonary disease), Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery, Elective Cardiac Medical, Heart Valve Replacement, Pneumonia, and Pulmonology Medical.
The study showed a 29pct reduction in heart failure and mortality risk in patients who received an implanted cardiac resynchronization therapy device with defibrillator (CRT-D) compared to patients who received only an implanted cardiac defibrillator (ICD-only).
Paramedics administered drugs intravenously and used a portable cardiac defibrillator to try to get the boy's heart restarted, but he was pronounced dead at Antelope Valley Hospital.
Besides having a trained Pilot and a skilled EMT the special medical service, is equipped with the various latest equipments like Cardiac Monitor, cardiac defibrillator, Nebulizer, Ventilator, portable X-ray machine and all emergency drugs, that are not even available in various hospitals of the region.
Cost of Implanted Cardiac Defibrillator in 659 Patients With Ventricular Tachycardia or Fibrillation Number of Cost per Year Risk Factors (*) Of Life Saved None or one $614,000 Two or three $43,680 For all patients studied $145,209 (*)Risk factors were age 70 years or more, left ventricular ejection fraction of 35% or less, and New York Heart Association class III status.
Paramedics administered drugs intravenously and used a portable cardiac defibrillator trying to get the boy's heart restarted - called ``advanced cardiac life support'' - and transported the boy to the hospital, Baligad said.
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