Navigation Links
Seconds Between Life And Death

Death without any warning has become a health hazard today with a magnitude of about one in every one thousand persons per annum. Internal automatic defibrillators (IAD) have now come to our rescue//. The immediate application of an electrical discharge from these apparatus have brought many back from the brink of death.

In Gipuzkoa it has been found that approximately 1000 people die each year due to sudden deaths. And these were people who were leading normal lives, with the first sign of cardiovascular disease very often being their last.

In most of these cases symptoms arrive unexpectedly. However there are people who are at a higher risk from sudden death than others. These include people who have suffered previous heart attacks or other cardiac complaints. Sudden death usually has a cardiovascular cause. A change in the cardiac rhythm can cause a ventricular fibrillation of the heart. This involves an abnormal increase in heartbeats that can even reach 400 beats a minute. At that point the heart ceases to stop pumping blood.

If an electrical discharge is administered with a defibrillator in those crucial two to ten minutes the chances of survival can go even up to 100%. Today persons who are at high risk have IADs implanted in them. Many public locations are now installed with user-friendly defibrillators. Two centers where IADs implants are carried out are Policlínica Guipúzcoa and the Hospital Donostia.

These implants are connected to the heart by some wires as well as to a central unit placed under the skin. Each IAD implant is programmed to store all the arrhythmias and electrical discharges that that particular patient undergoes. Every year about 70 internal automatic defibrillators are implanted in Gipuzkoa - with remarkable results.

Each IAD controls the heart of the patient and in a crisis is automatically activated. It acts within 8 seconds and the patient recovers his heartbeat blissfully una ware of the crisis that was averted. A minor electrical discharge may be experienced.

Records show that after 4 years of these implants the number of those who have escaped deaths icy grip is the same as the number of IAD implants.

Advances in science in the last few years has led to the development of new type of defibrillators that can be placed externally onto the skin of the person. This has proved useful especially to patients in transit and has the advantage of being fitted without any surgery.


'"/>




Related medicine news :

1. Link Between Infection And Heart Disease
2. Prescription Drug Use Varies Widely Between States
3. Wait Between Pregnancies
4. Link Between Migraines and Behavioral Disorders
5. Link Between Obesity and Behavior in Kids
6. Link Between Mothers Depression and Violence in Children
7. Link Between Alcohol and Decrease in Brain Size
8. Link Between Musculoskeletal Pain and Vitamin D Deficiency
9. Link Between Hyperglycemia & Hospital Mortality
10. Link Between Alcohol Consumption And Cardiovascular Disease
11. Understanding The Link Between Hormone Replacement and Respiratory Disease
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:12/2/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... December 02, 2016 , ... On Dec. ... the Hard Rock Hotel San Diego honoring the 2016 MPN Heroes—eight individuals who have ... (MPNs) by going above and beyond the standard of care, demonstrating leadership within the ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... , ... Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) Portland today announced plans ... (ASD) and other developmental disabilities. The group, which is being launched with the help ... opportunity to share stories and advice, seek help, and continue their education on how ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... , ... December 02, 2016 , ... ... Beverly Hills, California, will be included in the 2016 “Guide to America’s Top ... professionals based on the amalgamation of their education, experience, and professional associations. ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... December 02, 2016 , ... ... veterinarian diagnostic imaging systems and the first company to offer robotic ... a Heart at their tradeshow booth # 941 for the American Association of ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... CA (PRWEB) , ... December 02, 2016 , ... ... care journeys, announced today that it has raised $6.0 million in an initial ... by Clarify Health’s conviction that patients and their caregivers can receive far better ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:12/2/2016)... In the first ever attempt to include ... from C. sativa, the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, the ... II , the Universita` del Piemonte Orientale and Phytoplant ... and unified inventory of phytocannabinoids of different botanical origin. ... remarkable chemical and structural diversity of phytocannabinoids. As a ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... bioLytical Laboratories, ein Weltführer bei schnellen Tests für Infektionskrankheiten, hat sein ... eingeführt. Continue Reading ... ... , ... ) bioLytical wurde durch die Clinton Health Access ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... N.J. , Dec. 2, 2016   CytoSorbents ... immunotherapy leader commercializing its European Union approved CytoSorb ... and cardiac surgery patients worldwide, announced that Dr. ... the 9th Annual LD Micro Main Event ... , 2016 at the Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel in ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: