Defibrillator News and Research

Latest Defibrillator News and Research

Faulty defibrillators may mean surgery for thousands of cardiac patients

Faulty defibrillators may mean surgery for thousands of cardiac patients

Fish oil not a good idea for heart defibrillator patients

Fish oil not a good idea for heart defibrillator patients

Fish oil does not lower risk of serious heart rhythm abnormalities for patients with implantable defibrillators

Fish oil does not lower risk of serious heart rhythm abnormalities for patients with implantable defibrillators

Call for better monitoring of new devices after sudden death of college student

Call for better monitoring of new devices after sudden death of college student

Guidant admits, three years down the line, to a fault with internal heart defibrillator

Guidant admits, three years down the line, to a fault with internal heart defibrillator

Implanted devices are giving cardiologists a new view of subtle changes in a key measurement of heart health

Implanted devices are giving cardiologists a new view of subtle changes in a key measurement of heart health

Study aims to help heart patients adapt to implanted defibrillators

Study aims to help heart patients adapt to implanted defibrillators

Just fifteen minutes of training could make it possible for anyone to use a defibrillator to stop sudden cardiac arrest

Just fifteen minutes of training could make it possible for anyone to use a defibrillator to stop sudden cardiac arrest

Do well-trained hospital staff perform CPR properly?

Do well-trained hospital staff perform CPR properly?

Study is the first to track changes in the rate of ICD utilization among blacks and whites

Study is the first to track changes in the rate of ICD utilization among blacks and whites

Women with arrhythmias may also benefit from implantable cardioverter-defibrillators

Women with arrhythmias may also benefit from implantable cardioverter-defibrillators

Home defibrillators now being sold on Amazon.com

Home defibrillators now being sold on Amazon.com

Mild pulses of electrical energy just as effective as more powerful and painful shocks to interrupt life-threatening rapid heartbeats

Mild pulses of electrical energy just as effective as more powerful and painful shocks to interrupt life-threatening rapid heartbeats

First-aid defibrillator use increases rate of survival

First-aid defibrillator use increases rate of survival

Successful resuscitation rates doubled after upgrade to automated external defibrillators

Successful resuscitation rates doubled after upgrade to automated external defibrillators

Surgeons implant a new investigational neurostimulator in a patient with medically refractory epilepsy

Surgeons implant a new investigational neurostimulator in a patient with medically refractory epilepsy

Lower rates of sudden death among women may be related to gender differences in heart arrhythmias

Lower rates of sudden death among women may be related to gender differences in heart arrhythmias

CRT devices used in combination with optimized pharmacologic therapy (OPT) significantly impact patient's quality and length of life

CRT devices used in combination with optimized pharmacologic therapy (OPT) significantly impact patient's quality and length of life

Pacemaker-type device and medicines reduce hospital stays and death rates

Pacemaker-type device and medicines reduce hospital stays and death rates

CRT implantable defibrillators significantly reduce hospitalization rates and extend lives

CRT implantable defibrillators significantly reduce hospitalization rates and extend lives