Expert consensus on catheter ablation of ventricular arrhythmias
Boston 14th May 2009: A call to action for more research to be undertaken into catheter ablation in the field of ventricular
arrhythmia (VA) has been issued in a joint consensus document from the European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA) a registered branch of the European Society of Cardiology (E...
Hahnemann University Hospital Awarded Certification From the Joint Commission for Ventricular Assist Devices
PHILADELPHIA, April 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hahnemann University Hospital's ventricular
assist device program has earned the Gold Seal of Approval(TM) for health care quality. Ventricular
assist devices (VAD) are mechanical pumps that allow damaged hearts to continue functioning while patient...
Prism Pharmaceuticals Receives FDA Approval of NEXTERONE(R) for Life-Threatening Ventricular Fibrillation and Ventricular Tachycardia
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Prism Pharmaceuticals
announced today that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has approved
the new drug application (NDA) for NEXTERONE(R) (amiodarone HCl) Injection, a
novel, patent-protected, cosolvent free formulation of the antiarrhyt...
Heart Failure Patients With Normal Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction Don't Benefit From Treatment With Angiotensin II Receptor Blocker
-- The angiotensin system inhibitor irbesartan did not improve outcomes in heart failure patients with preserved left ventricular
ejection fraction. -- There is not evidence-based therapy for this common condition that predominantly affects women and old...
First Implant of DuraHeart(TM) Left Ventricular Assist System (LVAS) in Japanese Clinical Trial
ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Terumo Heart Inc. announced
that the first DuraHeart(TM) Left Ventricular
Assist System (LVAS) was
implanted in October at the University of Tokyo Hospital in Japan. Terumo
Corporation will continue efforts toward an early application for approval
Improving survival rates among users of left ventricular assist devices
Houston, Tex. April 30, 2008 - Despite the general success of left ventricular
assist devices (LVADs) used in critically ill heart failure patients, implantation of these devices often leads to increased bleeding and a need for high-volume blood transfusions during and immediately after surgery. ...
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Terumo Heart, Inc. Reaches Clinical Milestone as the 100th Patient Worldwide Receives the DuraHeart(TM) Left Ventricular Assist System
ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Terumo Heart Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Terumo Corporation, today announced reaching a critical milestone in the worldwide expansion of its DuraHeart(TM) Left-Ventricular Assist System (LVAS) as the 100th patient was treated by Latif Aruso...
Study Data Show Positive European Experience With DuraHeart Left Ventricular Assist Device for Advanced Stage Heart Failure Patients
Sustained Benefits for Patients Awaiting Transplantation
ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The DuraHeart(TM) Left Ventricular
Assist System (LVAS) shows sustained benefits in providing safe and reliable long-term circulatory support with an improved survival rate and an acceptable adv...
David Feldman, M.D. Appointed Co-Principal Investigator of DuraHeart(TM) Left Ventricular Assist System U.S. Clinical Trial
Joins Two Noted Cardiothoracic Surgeons to Lead Pivotal Trial
ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Terumo Heart Inc. today announced that it has appointed David Seth Feldman, MD/PhD, FACC, FAHA to be the Co-Principal Investigator for its Bridge-to-Transplant trial in the United States, ...
American Heart Journals Publishes Results From ERATO Trial Showing Dronedarone (Multaq(R)) Improves Ventricular Rate Control in Patients With Permanent Atrial Fibrillation
MONTPELLIER, France, September 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The ERATO study
published today in the American Heart Journal demonstrated, for the first
time in patients with permanent atrial fibrillation, that dronedarone
(Multaq(R)) significantly reduces mean 24 hour ventricular
rate, on top of
First DuraHeart(TM) Left Ventricular Assist System Implanted in the U.S. Pivotal Trial
ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Terumo Heart, Inc. announced
that the first U.S. implant of the DuraHeart(TM) Left Ventricular
System (LVAS) took place on July 30 at the University of Michigan
Cardiovascular Center in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The surgery was performed by
Terumo Heart Obtains IRB Approval from the University of Michigan to Initiate DuraHeart(TM) Left Ventricular Assist System U.S. Pivotal Trial
ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Terumo Heart, Inc. announced
today approval from the Institutional Review Board (IRB) at the University
of Michigan to move forward with the DuraHeart(TM) Left Ventricular
System (LVAS) U.S. Pivotal Trial for a Bridge-to-Transplant (BTT)
Ventricular in Medical Products
M 3.2 Unipolar Ventricular Lead
Description: Unipolar Ventricular
B 3.2 Bipolar Ventricular Lead
Description: Bipolar Ventricular
SVR Surgical Ventricular Restoration System
Description: The SVR System eliminates the guesswork of Ventricular
Restoration by optimizing ventricular
size, shape and orientation
The SVR System is a comprehensive surgical therapy for patients suffering from congestive heart failure. Studies have shown that surgically restoring a dilated left ventricle t...
LionHeart Left Ventricular Assist System (LVAS)
Description: The Arrow LionHeart Left Ventricular
Assist System (LVAS), manufactured by Arrow International, Inc., is designed to be used as a destination therapy for patients with progressive, irreversible, end-stage (Class IV) congestive heart failure, for which heart transplantation is not an option. The Arr...
Company:Arrow International, Inc.
TandemHeart PTVA (Percutaneous Transseptal Ventricular Assist) System
Description: The TandemHeart PTVA ( Percutaneous Transseptal Ventricular
Assist) System is a unique proprietary solution for the hemodynamic needs of patients for circulatory support by both Cardiologists and Cardiac Surgeons. These specialists have historically used intra-aortic balloon pumps to provide som...
EDM Ventricular Drainage Kit, with Drip Chamber
Description: EDM Ventricular
Drainage Kit, with Drip Chamber with and without Bioglide are fabricated of radiopaque (barium impregnated) silicone tubing, and are packaged with stainless steel stylets inserted in the lumen....
Ventricular in Medical Definition
Ambulatory blood pressure
... the daytime blood pressure reading.
Target Organ Damage
It's has being shown that end-organ damages related to hypertension, such as left ventricular
hypertrophy, narrowing of the retinal arteries are more strongly associated with ABPM than with a clinical BP measurement, the reason being clinical B...
...strictive cardiomyopathy ) - Arrhythmogenic right ventricular
Electrical conduction system of ...r tachycardia , AV nodal reentrant tachycardia , ventricular
tachycardia ) - Premature contraction ( Atrial , ventricular
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Other heart condit...
Numbering aberrant rhythms
...eat. A typical example is with bigeminal premature ventricular
beats, also known as a premature ventricular
contractions/complexes (PVC). Following the PVC t...d are considered as a brief run of non-sustained ventricular
tachycardia or NS-VT.
PVC's are not the only a...
Ventricular in Medical Dictionary
tachycardia (V-tach or VT) is a tachycardia , ...threatening arrhythmia because it may lead to ventricular
... Tachycardia comes from the Greek words t... rate is usually based upon age,... Overview: ventricular
tachycardia (VT) refers to any rhythm ... ...
Tetralogy of Fallot
...ry. Next Steps ... Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF) is a complex condition in children that involves several congenital heart defects including ventricular
septal defect and hypertrophy. ... More about Tetralogy of Fallot : Causes and symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Prognosis Resources Tetralogy ...
...riencing recurrent ... A teratogen is defined is as a substance, organism, or physical agent to which ... teratogen . toxoplasmosis. tretinoin. ventricular
... For example, exposure to a teratogen during the time that certain parts of the ... Many causes of birth defects are unknown, but these are...
...ined as greater than 100 beats per minute. ... ventricular
tachycardia is a difficult clinical problem for the physician. ... Surface ECG criteria for ventricular
tachycardia include the following: ... Tach...ut tachycardia - Supraventricular tachycardias - ventricular
tachycardias ... Current concepts and treatme...
...d at same level as A in end- systole . View larger version (17K) ... left ventricular
deformation during systole using magnetic resonance imaging ... Infor...he cardiovascular physiology: the cardiac ... is classically divided in ventricular
systole and diastole, but these two phases ... CEU4U is your only ceu...
... Pulmonary atresia may occur with or without a ventricular
septal defect (VSD) ... The valve that lets b...d treatment of pulmonary atresia with intact ventricular
septum (PA/IVS) ... Pulmonary atresia is whe... Pulmonary atresia may occur with or without a ventricular
septal defect (VSD) ... In pulmonary atresi...
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Adult bone marrow stem cells injected into skeletal muscle can repair heart tissue
...riety of cell types.
"Injecting MSCs or factors released by MSCs improved ventricular
function, promoted myocardial regeneration, lessened apoptosis (cell death)...ng MSCs, or trophic factors released by MSCs, into skeletal muscle improved ventricular
function, promoted regeneration of heart tissue, decreased cell death and i...
Targeted drug therapy prevents exercise-induced arrhythmias
The Dutch patient, for example, experienced ventricular
tachycardia and ICD shocks whenever he got out o...have a drug treatment that reduces or prevents the ventricular
tachycardias, and therefore prevents the ICD shock...cular defect in CPVT), and it completely prevented ventricular
arrhythmias in the mouse model of CPVT.
"So we k...
Plasminogen activator inhibitor type-1 -- a potential link between heart failure and diabetes
...g mice congenic on a C57BL6 background had comparable PAI-1 content in left ventricular
myocardium despite a marked elevation of PAI-1 in plasma in the latter. 6 ...occlusion the PAI-1 overexpressing mice exhibited a 2-fold increase in left ventricular
(LV) PAI-1 content. Histochemical analysis demonstrated 33% more LV fibros...
Sudden cardiac death without recognizable cause
...these deaths. As the ion channels are involved in stimulation and conduction in the heart, malfunction can cause cardiac arrythmias, which may lead to ventricular
These primary electrical heart disorders are mostly subject to autosomal dominant inheritance. This means that family members have a...
Studies point to novel target for treating arrhythmias
The researchers examined the heart rhythms of mice expressing various troponin mutants that cause HCM and showed that the mice develop ventricular
tachycardia (a particular arrhythmia). The risk for this arrhythmia was directly related to the degree of calcium sensitization caused by the troponin...
Safe new therapy for genetic heart disease
...ypertension, may significantly reduce the symptoms of genetic heart disease. The related report by Penicka et al, "The effects of candesartan on left ventricular
hypertrophy and function in non-obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: a pilot, randomized study," appears in the January issue of The Journal of M...
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500th Patient Receives Berlin Heart EXCOR Pediatric Ventricular Assist Device
BERLIN, May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The 500th patient was supported with the
Berlin Heart EXCOR(R) Pediatric Ventricular
Assist Device (also known as the
"Berlin Heart") since the first implantation of the device in 1990. The
patient, an 11-month-old girl, received the device at the Children's Memo...
FDA Approves Ranexa(R) for First Line Anti Anginal Use and Adds New Claims for Reduction of Ventricular Arrhythmias, Bradycardia, New Atrial Fibrillation and HbA1c
- New labeling reinforces strong safety profile of Ranexa -
- Conference call scheduled for 8:00 a.m. ET/5:00 a.m. PT -
PALO ALTO, Calif., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CV Therapeutics,
Inc. (Nasdaq: CVTX ) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) has approved a ...
U.S. Federal Trade Commission to Challenge Thoratec's Proposed Acquisition of HeartWare International
About HeartWare International, Inc.
HeartWare International develops and manufactures miniaturized implantable heart pumps, or Left ventricular
Assist Devices (LVADs) to treat patients suffering from advanced heart failure. HeartWare's HVAD(TM) pump is the only full-output pump designed to be ...
Heart disease: Research off the beating patch
...ity of using a synthetic mesh as a means to deliver living heart cells into a diseased heart, the group has already shown that the patch improves left ventricular
function and blood flow when implanted into damaged heart muscle in a rat model of myocardial infarction.
Dr. Goldman believes that the construct d...
IKARIA(R) to In-License BioLineRx's BL-1040
...dent and CEO of Ikaria. "Millions of patients suffer from MI each year, and BL-1040 represents the potential of an exciting solution to the problem of ventricular
remodeling following AMI, for which the unmet need remains very high."
"This agreement is consistent with our business model of developing earl...
Berlin Heart Inc. Receives FDA Orphan Product Development Grant
...ce Exemption (IDE) study of the
EXCOR(R) Pediatric ventricular
Assist Device (VAD). Dr. Christopher Almond of
the...bout EXCOR(R) Pediatric
The EXCOR Pediatric ventricular
Assist Device is a mechanical cardiac
and distributes implantable and external ventricular
assist devices (also
called mechanical heart suppo...
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Anisomycin from Sigma-Aldrich
Description:... transferase activity in eukaryote ribosomes. Reported to induce apoptosis in a variety of cells including promyelocytic leukemia cells, Jurkat cells, ventricular
myocytes, and colon adenocarcinoma cells. Initiates intracellular signals and immediate early gene induction. Selective signaling agonist. Potent Jun-...
Ventricular in Biological Dictionary
...... The third ventricle communicates via the cerebral aqueduct, located within the ... The fourth ventricle is also continuous with the ... ventricular
system Definition A ventricle is an internal cavity of the brain. ... The third ventricle also contains two saclike recesses called the anterior ....
... has three cusps. Similar to the aortic valve, the pulmonary valve opens in ventricular
systole, when the pressure in the right ventricle rises above the pressure in the pulmonary artery. At the end of ventricular
systole, when the... What is semilunar valve ? Meaning of semilunar ...
...RyR relationship is ... Ca-Mobility in the Sarcoplasmic Reticulum of ventricular
Myo... The sarcoplasmic reticulum (SR) in ventricular
myocytes contains releasable Ca ... Reverse Mode of the Sarcoplasmic ...
...om the right ventricle flows mainly into ... The 2D signs of right ventricular
failure including wall motion, right ventricular
dilation,ratios with ... As the right ventricle begins to fail, its ......
...Membrane Potential . ... Membranes are polarized or, in other words, exhibit a RESTING MEMBRANE POTENTIAL . ... The resting potential for a ventricular
myocyte is about -90 mV, which is near ... At a resting membrane potential of -90 mV, there is not only a large chemical ... In the resting ...
...n's ... Purkinje fibers (or Purkyne tissue) are located in the inner ventricular
walls ... Purkinje fibers work with the sinoatrial node (SA node) and t...ent to WikiDoc. ... Purkinje fibers . Section of the heart showing the ventricular
septum. ... ... contractile myocytes to form Purkinje ﬁbers in ... ...