Tag: "fibrillation" at biology news
Engineered heart tissue offers insights into irregular heartbeats, defibrillator failure
...sult within minutes. "Ventricular tachycardia and fibrillation
are the leading causes of sudden death in the developed world," Bursac said. "Yet, in humans and animals the anatomy is so complex that mechanisms of such arrhythmias are difficult to dissect systematically." In their study, Bursac and his colleagu...
Surgeons develop simpler way to cure atrial fibrillation
... device for virtually all patients who have atrial fibrillation
and are scheduled for other cardiac surgery." T... there's a much lower risk of bleeding." Atrial fibrillation
affects more than 2.2 million people in the United States and can cause fatigue, shortness of breath...