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Electronic Health Records Help Cardiac Patients Remain Healthy

... 7 /PRNewswire/ -- An innovative program that cut cardiac deaths by 73 percent by linking coronary artery ... Clinical Pharmacy. The Clinical Pharmacy cardiac Risk Service at Kaiser Permanente Colorado ... Specialist with Kaiser Permanente Colorado's cardiac Risk Reduction program. "The takeaway message ...

Cooling treatment after cardiac arrest is cost-effective, Penn study shows

... way to improve outcomes after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, which claims the lives of more than ... when blood flow is restored to the body following cardiac arrest, is considered a good value when compared ... hypothermia improves neurological outcomes after cardiac arrest, we now know that the therapy is also a ...

ATS Medical Announces Second Quarter 2009 Results

... ), manufacturer and marketer of state-of-the-art cardiac surgery products and services, today reported ... cryoablation products for the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias was $4.7 million, an increase of 7.7% ... probe particularly useful in minimally invasive cardiac arrhythmia procedures. Full release of the ...

Response Times Vary for In-Hospital Heart Attacks

... of survival for hospital patients who have cardiac arrest, but sometimes the treatment is not quick ... in a heart having dangerous arrhythmia or in cardiac arrest. The American Heart Association recommends ... defibrillation be performed within two minutes of cardiac arrest. The longer the delay, the less chance the ...

State Report Ranks LIJ as New York's Best for Heart Bypass Surgery, North Shore University Hospital Tops for Emergency Angioplasty Survival

... open-heart surgeons statewide - out of about 145 cardiac surgeons in 39 hospitals statewide - who had ... better, according to the state's Adult cardiac Surgery Report. A separate DOH report ... show that patients can count on getting superior cardiac care, regardless of whether they go to LIJ ...

CryoLife Reports Record Quarterly Revenues of $28.2 Million

... of 2008, representing 24 percent of the Company's cardiac tissue processing revenues for the second quarter ... of 2008, representing 22 percent of the Company's cardiac tissue processing revenues for the first six ... continue to look for opportunities to expand our cardiac and vascular surgery portfolios." ...

Top-Five Global Pharmaceutical Company Names NewCardio as its Provider of Automated Thorough QT Solution

... -- NewCardio, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: NWCI) a cardiac diagnostic and services company, today announced ... company evaluated several automated cardiac safety solutions before choosing QTinno(TM) as ... of the impending transition to fully automated cardiac testing in drug development as sponsors look for ...

Covance Reports Second Quarter Revenue of $466M and EPS of $0.66

... (a) Includes the impact of a $655 gain on sale of cardiac Safety Services ($426 net of tax) during ... (b) Includes the impact of a $949 gain on sale of cardiac Safety Services ($617 net of tax) during ... Includes the impact of a $3,927 gain on sale of cardiac Safety Services ($2,553 net of tax) ...

Put Defibrillators in High-Traffic Spots, Studies Urge

... or AEDs, can save the life of someone who is in cardiac arrest. So in what public spots should they be ... focused on answering that question. In cardiac arrest, the heart doesn't function, and without ... survival for students and others who have sudden cardiac arrests on school grounds. Of the 1,710 U.S. ...

Patriot Scientific Corporation Announces Cardiac Science Corporation's Purchase of a Moore Microprocessor Patent(TM) Portfolio License

... (OTC Bulletin Board :PTSC) announced today that cardiac Science Corporation has purchased a Moore ... (MMP) Portfolio license from The TPL Group. cardiac Science develops, manufactures, and markets ... (AEDs), electrocardiograph devices (ECGs), cardiac stress and Holter ...

Heart Surgeon Shortage Predicted

... services," Grover said. "Those are the ones with cardiac disease. Those are the ones with pulmonary ... surgeons. "As we get better at identifying cardiac and pulmonary diseases earlier on and have better ... worry about a doomsday when we don't have enough cardiac surgeons," said Dr. Byron Lee, an associate ...

ATS Medical to Participate at Upcoming Investor Conferences

... ), manufacturer and marketer of state-of-the-art cardiac surgery products, announced today that it will ... Inc. is dedicated to "Advancing The Standards" of cardiac surgery through the development, manufacturing ... structural heart disease. ATS Medical serves the cardiac surgery community by focusing on two distinct but ...

High Calcium Level in Arteries May Signal Serious Heart Attack Risk

... Researchers may be able to predict future severe cardiac events in patients with known, stable coronary ... Researchers may be able to predict future severe cardiac events in patients with known, stable coronary ... years, the patients were followed up for severe cardiac events, ...

High calcium level in arteries may signal serious heart attack risk

... Researchers may be able to predict future severe cardiac events in patients with known, stable coronary ... years, the patients were followed up for severe cardiac events, meaning cardiac death or nonfatal heart attacks. Twenty-three of ...

Many Heart Attack Patients Not Referred to Cardiac Rehab

... MONDAY, July 27 (HealthDay News) -- Even though cardiac rehabilitation has been shown to guard against ... disease event should be referred to outpatient cardiac rehabilitation before hospital discharge, the ... could be prevented by greater participation in cardiac rehabilitation programs," he added. The report ...

Amgen's Second Quarter 2009 Adjusted Earnings Per Share Increased 13 Percent To $1.29

... an exclusive license to Cytokinetics' cardiac contractility program. Selling, General ... rights (excluding Japan) of Cytokinetics' cardiac contractility program, which includes CK-1827452, a novel cardiac myosin activator being developed for the ...

Canada Grants PLC Systems First Patent for RenalGuard(R)

... Board: PLCSF), a company focused on innovative cardiac and vascular medical device-based technologies, ... specializing in innovative technologies for the cardiac and vascular markets. Headquartered in Franklin, ... PLC pioneered the CO2 Heart Laser System, which cardiac surgeons use to perform CO2 transmyocardial ...

ATS Medical Announces Second Quarter 2009 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call

... ), manufacturer and marketer of state-of-the-art cardiac surgery products and services, today announced ... Inc. is dedicated to "Advancing The Standards" of cardiac surgery through the development, manufacturing ... structural heart disease. ATS Medical serves the cardiac surgery community by focusing on two distinct but ...

Cardiorobotics Closes $11.6M Series A Financing to Advance Clinical Development of Snake Robot for Surgery

... leader in snake robotics for minimally-invasive cardiac interventions, allowing minimally invasive ... for patients suffering with heart arrhythmias. cardiac surgery is currently the gold standard invasive ... specialist areas, including: minimally-invasive cardiac ...

Study in this Week's Issue of Cell Finds Injected Growth Factor Spurs Heart Regeneration

... improves heart function without need for cardiac stem cells (Vocus) ... can spur heart-muscle growth and recovery of cardiac function when injected systemically into animals ... also lacked the left-ventricular dilation and cardiac hypertrophy that typify heart failure; both were ...

NewCardio to Present at CapStone's Third Annual Small-Cap Investor Conference July 30

... -- NewCardio, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: NWCI) a cardiac diagnostic and services company, today announced ... analysis of QT intervals and other ECG-based cardiac safety for the pharmaceutical industry and drug ... automated analysis of ECGs used to determine cardiac toxicity during drug development. The Company's ...

Roche Cardiac 200 Offers Rapid Cardiac Diagnostics for the Point of Care

... announced today the introduction of the Roche cardiac 200, a comprehensive testing solution for rapid cardiac diagnostic needs in point-of-care testing ... to an expanding portfolio of Roche Diagnostics cardiac solutions, the ...

Boston Scientific Announces Results for Second Quarter Ended June 30, 2009

... EPS of $0.10) Increased worldwide sales of cardiac rhythm management (CRM) products 10 percent, ... cardiac Rhythm Management $ 609 $ 578 ... ------ ------ ------ ------ cardiac Rhythm Management Group 646 616 ...

BeneChill Raises $13.5 Million Series C

... Effectiveness) study of the RhinoChill device in cardiac arrest patients. This study will determine ... during resuscitation improves outcome following cardiac arrest over hospital-based cooling alone. Results ... Hypothermia is currently used in patients with cardiac arrest, stroke or head injury. Unlike other ...

Need for At-Home Blood Pressure Monitoring Underscored by High-Profile Cardiac Deaths

... until the untimely passing of a celebrity from a cardiac event - such as Billy Mays or Tim Russert - that ... (AHA)(3) since it can help signal impending cardiac distress caused by high blood pressure. ... measures are in place to monitor heart health, a cardiac event can seem to come on suddenly -- according ...

ATS Medical Announces First Use of the New ATS CryoMaze 10-S Probe

... ), manufacturer and marketer of state-of-the-art cardiac surgery products and services, today announced ... Surgical Cryoablation Probe for the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias. The cryoablation procedure was performed by Niv Ad, MD, Chief of cardiac Surgery at the Inova Heart & Vascular ...

MEDRAD Recognized by the Premier Healthcare Alliance for Commitment to Healthcare Quality Improvement and Innovation

... July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- MEDRAD, INC.'s P3T(TM) cardiac CT application was selected to be showcased at ... with over 800 suppliers, and the P3T(TM) cardiac was one of only 24 products showcased at the ... ) P3T cardiac software uses a patented algorithmic model to ...

PLC Medical Systems Announces Publication of Care Study Update

... Board: PLCSF), a company focused on innovative cardiac and vascular medical device-based technologies, ... announced that a follow-up study of the landmark cardiac Angiography in Renally Impaired Patients (CARE) ... the EU, in preventing CIN in patients undergoing cardiac catheterization procedures and percutaneous ...

Centocor Ortho Biotech Statement on the FDA ODAC Opinion Regarding DOXIL(R) for Treatment of Advanced Breast Cancer

... The use of DOXIL may lead to cardiac toxicity. Myocardial damage may lead to ... calculations of total cumulative dose cardiac toxicity may also occur at lower cumulative doses ... Additional Safety Information cardiac function should be carefully monitored ...

Coronary Calcium Scans Can Raise Cancer Risks

... scene, said Dr. Andrew J. Einstein, director of cardiac computed tomography research at Columbia ... of screening," he added. "The risk of cardiac events increases if calcium is present in the ... professor, clinical medicine, and director, cardiac computed tomography research, Columbia ...

Cardiac CT is more cost effective when managing low-risk patients with chest pain

... The use of cardiac CT for low-risk chest pain patients in the ... is timely and expensive, consists of a series of cardiac enzyme tests, ECGs and nuclear stress testing. ... were included in the study. We found that cardiac CT based workups in low risk chest pain patients ...

MAQUET Cardiovascular Awarded New Contract by Novation

... Consortium (UHC) and Provista customers with its cardiac Assist counterpulsation system, including ... therapy is used in situations when a heart's own cardiac output is insufficient to meet the oxygenation ... support to perfusionists, interventionalists, cardiac and vascular surgeons and their teams by ...

New strategies to improve treatment and ultimately prevent heart failure in children

... for the inaugural Riley Heart Center Symposium on cardiac Development. The experts presented new basic ... "A wide spectrum of congenital and acquired cardiac injuries can give rise to childhood heart ... the differentiation and proliferation of beating cardiac muscle cells. After birth there is a transition ...

New Report Just Published: World Telemedicine Market Report

... Introduces Telehealth Ecosystem II-26 cardiac Science Introduces Quinton Q-Tel RMS 3.0 ... Takes Over Tadiran LifeCare II-50 Emergency cardiac Imaging Enters into Partnership with Imaging ... II-50 CardioNet Enters into Partnership with cardiac Telecom II-50 Invivo Inks Agreement with ...

ERT Launches New Online Gateway to Improve Cardiac Safety in Clinical Trials

... aimed at enhancing the accuracy and efficiency of cardiac safety data management in clinical trials. ... provides a comprehensive toolset for monitoring cardiac safety and delivers significant enhancements to ... product will drive cost-savings across the entire cardiac safety management process." This new portal ...

CardioFocus Receives CE Mark for Atrial Fibrillation Ablation Catheter

... Affairs. Atrial Fibrillation is a common cardiac arrhythmia affecting several million people in ... the electrophysiologist with a direct view of the cardiac anatomy that simply has not been available using ... and European commercialization of our device. cardiac electrophysiology is a focused area of medicine ...

ATS Medical Announces FDA Clearance and First Implant of New ATS Simulus Semi-Rigid Annuloplasty Band

... ), manufacturer and marketer of state-of-the-art cardiac surgery products and services, today announced ... natural motion of the mitral annulus during the cardiac cycle allowing for a more physiologic valve ... valve annulus and preserves mobility during the cardiac phases, particularly in the aorto-mitral ....

Cell transplantation and cardiac repair

... 2009) The frontiers of cell transplantation for cardiac repair are discussed in the current issue of ... of circulating cells into the adjacent cardiac tissue occurs on the venous side of ... in infarct repair and the final enhancement of cardiac function," concluded Dr. Dohman. Contact: Hans ...

eCardio Receives Significant Investment in Private Funding from Sequoia Capital

... flexible and accurate solutions for remote cardiac monitoring ." The investment from Sequoia ... that provides doctors with the most advanced cardiac diagnostic and monitoring solutions." ... monitoring and subsequent clinical management of cardiac arrhythmias, predominantly in an ambulatory ...

Barriers Hinder EMS Workers From Using Best Resuscitation Practices

... Journal Report: Study highlights: cardiac arrest patients may not be getting the best care ... other resuscitation efforts before transporting cardiac arrest patients. EMS should follow national guidelines for transporting cardiac arrest patients and determining when to end ...
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