Cardiac Arrest

A cardiac arrest, also known as cardiopulmonary arrest or circulatory arrest, is the abrupt cessation of normal circulation of the blood due to failure of the heart to contract effectively during systole.
What is Cardiac Arrest?

A cardiac arrest is also called a cardiopulmonary arrest or circulatory arrest and indicates a sudden stop in effective and normal blood circulation due to failure of the heart to pump blood.

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Consolidation PD-(L)1 inhibition following concurrent chemoradiation for unresectable stage III NSCLC improves survival

Consolidation PD-(L)1 inhibition following concurrent chemoradiation for unresectable stage III NSCLC improves survival

CDC study describes safety profile of second mRNA COVID booster

CDC study describes safety profile of second mRNA COVID booster

Ultra-precise gene therapy technologies could edit or silence faulty genes causing fatal heart diseases

Ultra-precise gene therapy technologies could edit or silence faulty genes causing fatal heart diseases

Accessible school-based defibrillators for treating out-of-hospital cardiac arrests could save many lives

Accessible school-based defibrillators for treating out-of-hospital cardiac arrests could save many lives

Overstrict salt intake restriction could harm patients with heart failure with preserved ejection

Overstrict salt intake restriction could harm patients with heart failure with preserved ejection

Increased risk of maternal morbidity is associated with maternal age, obesity, and previous C-section

Increased risk of maternal morbidity is associated with maternal age, obesity, and previous C-section

New electrical test to screen individuals at risk of sudden cardiac arrest

New electrical test to screen individuals at risk of sudden cardiac arrest

AI predicts if or when a patient could die of cardiac arrest

AI predicts if or when a patient could die of cardiac arrest

Study finds gender-based disparity in life-saving TXA treatment

Study finds gender-based disparity in life-saving TXA treatment

Young adults with prediabetes are at greater risk of heart attack, study finds

Young adults with prediabetes are at greater risk of heart attack, study finds

New mouse model shows the connection between stress, depression and cardiovascular disease risk

New mouse model shows the connection between stress, depression and cardiovascular disease risk

New cardiac defibrillator implanted under the skin greatly reduces patient complications

New cardiac defibrillator implanted under the skin greatly reduces patient complications

Eliminating harmful noise from ventilation system fans could help improve health

Eliminating harmful noise from ventilation system fans could help improve health

Researchers publish consensus statement for the study of recalled experiences surrounding death

Researchers publish consensus statement for the study of recalled experiences surrounding death

Aggressively warming patients during surgery offers no benefit, study says

Aggressively warming patients during surgery offers no benefit, study says

ECG can pinpoint hospitalized COVID-19 patients at high risk of mortality

ECG can pinpoint hospitalized COVID-19 patients at high risk of mortality

Consensus document offers recommendations on genetic testing for inherited cardiac diseases

Consensus document offers recommendations on genetic testing for inherited cardiac diseases

Extension study shows mavacamten’s efficacy and safety in treating hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Extension study shows mavacamten’s efficacy and safety in treating hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

New drug shows promise in relieving symptoms associated with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

New drug shows promise in relieving symptoms associated with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

High caffeine consumption induces ventricular tachyarrhythmias in rats

High caffeine consumption induces ventricular tachyarrhythmias in rats