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Multiple ICD Replacements Can Predict Complications

Those with history of repeat surgeries likely to face infection, bleeding, study finds THURSDAY, Dec. 11 (HealthDay News) -- Patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) who've had multiple, previous pocket procedures have an increased risk of suffering complications af...

Penn study finds elderly heart patients with ICD devices live longer after heart failure

WASHINGTON, D.C. Elderly patients diagnosed with congestive heart failure who receive implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) for primary prevention of sudden cardiac death live longer than those that do not, according to researchers at the University of Pennsylvanias School of Medicine. ...

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

... Q2 2009 Q2 2008 Q2 2009 Q2 2008 Q2 2009 Q2 2008 ------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ------- icd systems $315 $276 $139 $144 $454 $420 Pacemaker systems 90 88 65 70 155 158 Total CRM...

Quantros Establishes IT Consulting Services Business Unit

...nsulting Services business. Initiatives affecting this decision include the icd 9 to icd 10 coding mandate that has been extended to 2013. Gartner Research comment...

Implanted defibrillators: New recommendations for drivers with ICDs

...ivers of vehicles over 3.5 metric tonnes or passenger carrying vehicles exceeding eight seats excluding the driver. Since the introduction of the icd in the early 1980s, multiple trials have demonstrated the efficacy of ICDs for the prevention of sudden arrhythmic death. This resulted in a significa...

Big disparities in the treatment of arrhythmias across Europe

...me of the countries have no reimbursement e.g. for icd or pacemaker therapy and the penetration of cathet...gy and implantation of devices. The numbers of icd implanting centres range from less than 1 to 6.87 ... a maximum of around 1200/ million inhabitants. icd implant rates including CRT-D devices range from a...

EUROPACE 2009, the leading European congress on cardiac arrhythmias and pacing

...s conference. Also presented at the press conference: Remote monitoring Latest facts and figures on arrhythmias in Europe Driving with icd Beat-It! Campaign ...

XeoHealth(R) Announces the Official US Launch of Its Flexible Real Time Adjudication Solutions at AHIP 2009

...healthcare community in South Africa, while curtailing Administrative and Managed care costs. We are thrilled that such proven capabilities which are icd 10 compliant and now fully HIPAA enabled, can be deployed in the US". About XeoHealth (R) XeoHealth (R) and its parent company MediK...

Study examines reliability of clinical and pathological diagnoses of Barrett's esophagus

...ents who had both a SNOMED (pathology code) and an icd (billing code) diagnosis, record review confirmed ... alone, 153 of 571 patients (26.8 percent) with an icd diagnosis alone, and 940 of 1,101 patients (85.4 percent) who had both a SNOMED and an icd diagnosis of Barrett's esophagus. If any...

Implanted Defibrillators Boost Long-Term Survival

...Heart Rhythm Society annual meeting, in Boston. "This study proves that icd therapy, sustained for over eight years, does in fact improve survival rate... 2001. After eight years of follow-up, 61 percent of patients without an icd had died of any cause, compared to 45 percent of those with the implanted d...
ICD in Medical Technology

New Therapy Found to Prevent Heart Failure

... at the University of Rochester Medical Center, led the MADIT-CRT trial. A prior study (MADIT-II) led by Moss and associates in 2002 showed the icd was effective in reducing mortality. The current MADIT-CRT study sought to determine if CRT-D could reduce the risk of mortality and heart failure, wh...

MADIT-CRT Trial Meets Primary Endpoint

... tradition of supporting advances in indications in the CRM space through trials like MADIT-CRT. More than 80 percent of U.S. patients who receive an icd or CRT-D were first indicated for this therapy by a clinical trial sponsored by Boston Scientific or its predecessors(3)." MADIT-CRT is providin...

New MADIT II Clinical Data Analysis Shows Long-Term Survival Benefit for Implantable Defibrillator Therapy

...is now saved for every six patients who receive an icd NATICK, Mass., May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ ...ercent relative reduction in the risk of death for icd patients at four years A 37 percent relative reduction in the risk of death for icd patients at eight years The MADI...

Boston Scientific Data Show Real-World Survival Rates for Implantable Cardiac Device Patients Exceed Rates From Clinical Trials

...e LATITUDE system, include: Five-year survival rates for icd patients of up to 92 percent Five-year survival rates for CRT-D pat...rs insights into clinical event rates and disease progression for extensive icd and CRT-D patient populations," said Dr. Saxon. "This observational cohort...

Implantable Defibrillators Lower Risk of Death in Older Heart Patients

...d connected to the heart muscle by electrodes. An icd automatically shocks the heart back into normal rhythm when the icd detects life-threatening rhythms. Previous st...in the non-ICD group and 108 (21.6 percent) in the icd group. Of these, 116 were attributed to arrhythmi...

Boston Scientific Announces CE Mark Approval for New Devices to Treat Heart Failure and Sudden Cardiac Death

...ity and features. The COGNIS CRT-D and the TELIGEN icd are designed to eliminate those compromises. The...l surgical procedure Key features of the TELIGEN icd include: -- Thinnest device available in the worl...n our technology. The COGNIS CRT-D and the TELIGEN icd are testaments to the revitalization of our CRM bu...
ICD in Medical Products

Atlas II HF ICD Family

Description: The Atlas II HF systems are intended to provide ventricular antitachycardia pacing and ventricular defibrillation for automated treatment of life-threatening ventricular arrhythmias. In patients indicated for an ICD, the Atlas II HF systems are also intended: to provide a reduction of the sympt...
Company:St. Jude Medical, Inc.

Contour MD ICD

Description: The ultimate replacement device, the Contour MD ICD offers a maximum stored energy of 42 J. The device delivers high-energy defibrillation output and is ideal for patients with maximum energy defibrillation thresholds....
Company:St. Jude Medical, Inc.

EnTrust Dual Chamber ICD

Description: EnTrust family of ICDs provides a suite of features for total AT/AF co-morbidity management, including diagnostics to detect when your patient develops AT/AF, and both termination and intervention therapies....
Company:Medtronic

EnTrust Single Chamber ICD

Description: Patient-Centered Therapy that promotes natural cardiac function....
Company:Medtronic

Intrinsic™ Dual Chamber ICD

Description: Intrinsic Dual Chamber ICD With MVP Mode (Managed Ventricular Pacing). MVP promotes intrinsic conduction and is clinically proven to reduce unnecessary right ventricular (RV) pacing to approximately 4%....
Company:Medtronic Inc.

Atlas® + HF ICD

Description: With 36 joules delivered energy, the Atlas+ HF ICD is designed to provide the best in patient safety, programming flexibility, comfort, and quality of life. The Atlas+ HF ICD is the worlds most powerful ICD offering cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT), and it packs its power into a compact, 81 ...
Company:St. Jude Medical, Inc.

Epic™ HF ICD

Description: At 36 cc and 73 grams, the Epic HF model V-338 ICD offers superior patient care and simplified follow-up. The Epic HF ICD is the world's smallest and lightest 30 joule (delivered energy) biventricular ICD. Small size doesn't mean sacrifice, though. The Epic HF ICD features advanced resynchronizatio...
Company:St. Jude Medical, Inc.

InSync ICD

Description: The Medtronic InSync ICD cardiac resynchronization and ICD device offers 34 Joule therapy in 7 seconds (BOL). The unit's RV only sensing provides no opportunity for double counting of RV and LV depolarizations, eliminating this cause of inappropriate therapy. It also allows maximized RV to LV separ...
Company:Medtronic Inc.

ALTO2 DR, Dual Chamber ICD

Description: A dual chamber sensing/pacing, rate responsive, 31 J ICD, with ELA's patented PARAD/PARAD+ ventricular tachycardia algorithm....
Company:ELA Medical, Inc.

ICD Finder

Description:... A Palm Pilot and Desktop utility that you can use. Search for icd codes in your office on your computer or in the field using your Palm Pilot....
Company:MAX Systems Inc.

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ICD in Medical Definition

Atransferrinemia

...ferrinemia Classification & external resources 2-year old Violet, a young European girl with atransferrinemia. icd - 9 273.8 OMIM 209300 DiseasesDB 29538 Atransferrinemia is a genetic disorder in which there is absence of tra...

Cachexia

...Symptom / Sign : Cachexia Classifications and external resources icd - 10 R64 icd - 9 799.4 Cachexia ( pronounced [kəˈkɛksiə] ) is loss of we...

Familial isolated vitamin e deficiency

...lated vitamin E deficiency Classification & external resources icd - 10 Group Major.minor icd - 9 xxx OMIM 277460 600415 DiseasesDB 30633 ...

Ganglion cyst

... Ganglion cyst Classification & external resources Cyst on left wrist icd - 9 727.4 DiseasesDB 31229 eMedicine orthoped/493 A ganglion cyst (also known as a bible bump ) is a swelling t...

Hyperesthesia

... Hyperesthesia Classification & external resources icd - 10 R 20.3 icd - 9 782.0 DiseasesDB 30788 MeSH D006941 ...

Ocular oncology

... Eye cancer Classification & external resources icd - 10 C 69. icd - 9 190 Ocular oncology is the branch of medicine dealing wi...
ICD in Medical Dictionary

Toxic nodular goiter

...goiter occurs more commonly in women than in men. ... Toxic nodular goitre Toxic nodular goitre Classification and external resources icd - 10 E 05.1 - E 05.2 DiseasesDB 13184 MedlinePlus 000317 Toxic Brief and Straightforward Guide: What is Goiter ? ... Toxic nodular goiter ...

Pancreatic pseudocyst

...pseudocyst Pancreatic pseudocyst Classification and external resources icd - 10 K 86.3 icd - 9 577.2 DiseasesDB 9530 MedlinePlus 000272 OLOL Baton Rouge, Louisian...

Pacemaker

...n who has an abnormal heart rhythm resume a more active lifestyle. ... An icd is like a pacemaker in some ways, but it can use ... A pacemaker is... , electrophysiology, sudden death, cardiac arrest, arhythmia, arrythmia, icd Associated Content is a platform that enables everyone to publish their...

Orthopnea

... . Platypnea. Trepopnea. Respiratory arrest ... Orthopnea Orthopnea icd - 10 R 06.0 icd - 9 786.02 Orthopnea or orthopnoea ( Greek from ortho , straight + pnoia ...

Necrotizing vasculitis

...ic vasculitis Systemic vasculitis Classification and external resources icd - 10 M 30. - M 31. icd - 9 446 Systemic necrotizing vasculitis (SNV) ...

Implantable cardioverter

.... The implantable cardioverter defibrillator gets its name from the ... Detailed information on implantable cardioverter defibrillator icd insertion, ... Pacemaker/ Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator I. Holter Monitor ... ... including implantable cardioverter -defibrillator...

Heart block

..... Heart Rhythm Society The leading authority on arrhythmia, pacemaker, electrophysiology, sudden death, cardiac arrest, arhythmia, arrythmia, icd Heart block is a type of arrhythmia (ah-RITH-me-ah) ... born with heart block or you ... Congenital heart block may be found before ...

Echocardiogram

... ... Heart Rhythm Society The leading authority on arrhythmia, pacemaker, electrophysiology, sudden death, cardiac arrest, arhythmia, arrythmia, icd A description of the echocardiogram and its uses ... A transesophageal echocardiogram can create images of cardiac structures that ... ...

Defibrillator

... defibrillator and more! ... This implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) monitors for and, if necessary, ... Help and Support For Heart icd Pacemaker Cardioverter Defibrillator Implant Recipients Families, Doctors, Medical School, Medtronic, Guidant, St Jude, Recalls, ... defibrilla...

Cardiac arrest

..... Heart Rhythm Society The leading authority on arrhythmia, pacemaker, electrophysiology, sudden death, cardiac arrest , arhythmia, arrythmia, icd Can the cardiac arrest that causes sudden cardiac death be reversed? ... How can survivors of unexpected cardiac arrest be protected f...
ICD in Biological News

Targeted drug therapy prevents exercise-induced arrhythmias

... example, experienced ventricular tachycardia and icd shocks whenever he got out of bed, Knollmann said...their systems. "For this particular disease, the icd is a suboptimal treatment," he said. "It's extreme...ntricular tachycardias, and therefore prevents the icd shocks." Knollmann and his team have been studyi...

University of Pittsburgh cardiologists identify new cardiac arrest gene

... (ICDs) have been placed in four affected patients. The original family member has had two episodes of ventricular fibrillation that were corrected by icd shocks. Of note, our collaborators have shown that mutations in GPD1-L also cause other heart rhythm disorders, said Dr. London. In a related artic...

Are one-third of costly implanted heart devices unnecessary? New study suggests yes

...ests that if the test were used on the majority of icd candidates, as many as one-third could be spared t...s. Of them, the patients who went on to receive an icd were 55 percent less likely to die in the follow-u...nce spring of 2006, could truly help us tell which icd candidates will benefit most." In all, the au...

Engineered heart tissue offers insights into irregular heartbeats, defibrillator failure

...cardia pacing can result in an accelerated heart rate or induction of ventricular fibrillation. When pacing pulses accelerate tachycardia, current icd devices usually deliver a strong and painful shock, he said. Further study of the engineered tissues might lead to more reliable and less painful stra...

New defibrillator signals doctor of patient's irregular heartbeat or device malfunction

... early on as well as help prevent problems." Implanted in the chest, the icd is a small electronic device which shocks the heart back into a healthy rhy... have shown mortality is lower in ICD-treated patients. "The new icd provides faster delivery of care to patients and also reduces the number of...
ICD in Biological Technology

Boston Scientific Announces Company Schedule for Heart Rhythm Society Scientific Sessions

...her, M.D., regarding the latest data on the predictors of sudden cardiac death. Thursday, May 14 Survival after icd and CRT-D Implant. Leslie Saxon, M.D., will present data on survival rates from the ALTITUDE Clinical Program. The results will be presented at 10:...

XIFIN Inc. CEO to Speak at Executive War College Conference

...nd pathology groups must know to properly prepare for this change. The icd classifications are alphanumeric codes that represent any known disease, co...es Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) publishes a version of the icd to include diagnostic and operative procedures, which is used for health re...

Boston Scientific Announces Results for Third Quarter Ended September 30, 2008

... -- Launched the COGNIS(TM) CRT-D and TELIGEN(TM) icd devices in the U.S. -- Received FDA approval for ...orld's smallest and thinnest high-energy CRT-D and icd devices -- to a very positive reception from physi...rd quarter of 2007, which included $372 million of icd sales. U.S. CRM product sales were $377 million, w...

Boston Scientific Announces Program to Analyze Latitude(R) Patient Monitoring Data

... ALTITUDE clinical science initiative will provide insights to icd and CRT-D device therapy NATICK, Mass., May 1...practice and offer insights into event rates and disease progression in the icd and CRT-D patient populations," said Leslie Saxon, M.D., F.A.C.C., Chief, C...

Boston Scientific Announces Results for First Quarter Ended March 31, 2008

...st quarter of 2007, which included $398 million of icd sales. U.S. CRM product sales were $356 million, which included $274 million of icd sales, as compared to $349 million, which included $273 million of icd sales. International CRM sales were $209 million, ...

Boston Scientific Announces Three FDA Product Approvals for Its Cardiac Rhythm Management Business

...ity and innovation." CONFIENT ICD The CONFIENT icd features an enhanced AV (atrial ventricular) Searc...that include: -- A new alert in the CONFIENT icd that notifies physicians if a patient's perce...ble atrial arrhythmia burden alert in the CONFIENT icd and the LIVIAN CRT-D that enables physicians ...

Boston Scientific Announces Results for Fourth Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2007

...tent system in diabetic patients, the CONFIENT(TM) icd and the LIVIAN(TM) CRT-D "The turn that bega...th quarter of 2006, which included $356 million of icd sales. U.S. CRM sales were $347 million, which included $266 million of icd sales, as compared to $320 million, which included...

Boston Scientific Announces Results for Third Quarter Ended September 30, 2007

... were $517 million, which included $372 million of icd sales, as compared to worldwide CRM sales of $446 ...rd quarter of 2006, which included $315 million of icd sales. U.S. CRM sales for the third quarter of 200...rd quarter of 2006, which included $221 million of icd sales. International CRM sales for the third quart...

Boston Scientific Announces European Approval of Next-Generation Implantable Defibrillator

...han the Company's wanded telemetry. "The CONFIENT icd is a tangible example of our Cardiac Rhythm Manage...Boston Scientific. "We look forward to making this icd broadly available to physicians so they can offer ... lung cancer, breast cancer and AIDS combined. An icd is a small implantable device about the size of a ...

Boston Scientific Releases Remote Monitoring Data from its Wireless LATITUDE(R) Patient Management System

...etect clinical events between scheduled follow-up visits and then send the clinical event data directly to physicians. Virtually all Boston Scientific icd and CRT-D patients are eligible to be enrolled on LATITUDE. To date, more than 60,000 patients are enrolled on the system at more than 1,300 clinics a...
ICD in Biological Dictionary

Trisomy

... Trisomy 9 Trisomy 9 Classification and external resources Chromosome 9 icd - 10 Q 92. icd - 9 758 DiseasesDB 32657 MeSH D014314 See also: Tetrasomy 9p A descripti...

Electrophysiology

...: ... Heart Rhythm Society The leading authority on arrhythmia, pacemaker, electrophysiology , sudden death, cardiac arrest, arhythmia, arrythmia, icd Home Clinical Services Electrophysiology Service ... The Electrophysiology Service specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of ... When th...
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