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An autoantibody identifies arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy and participates in its pathogenesis

Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC) is characterized by right ventricular myocardial replacement and life-threatening ventricular arrhythmias. Desmosomal gene mutations are sometimes identified, but clinical and genetic diagnosis remains challenging. Desmosomal skin disorders can be caused by desmosomal gene mutations or autoantibodies. We sought to determine if anti-desmosome antibodies are present in subjects with ARVC.

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Congratulations to the Boston Scientific EU UK Rhythm Management team

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2018 Healthcare and Cardiology Conference

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Free stroke prevention tests to be held across the borough this week

A CUTTING-edge stroke prevention test will be available for free on the St Helens streets this week at a series of events held across the borough.

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TWELVE volunteers from Teesside are set to fly out to Ghana to perform a series of life-saving heart operations.

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September Medical e-News 2018

BREAKING NEWS-Arrhythmia Alliance Grants to attend HRC2018 and much more.

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New Apple Watch OK'd for Arrhythmia Detection

The latest iteration of the Apple Watch, dubbed Series 4, was released Wednesday and with it came FDA clearance for use in detection and notification of atrial fibrillation and other arrhythmias.

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Would YOU wear it? Hi-tech T-shirt that could help doctors spot risk of stoke

A T-shirt that constantly monitors the heart’s activity and detects abnormalities could help protect people against stroke — and may even help diagnose the cause of fainting.

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Tens of thousands of pacemaker wearers missing out on MRI scan due to perceived dangers

Half a million people in the UK wear pacemakers or defibrillators to keep their hearts working. Yet tens of thousands can’t get an MRI scan to detect potentially life-threatening conditions, because of a long-held but mistaken assumption that it could damage the device – or the patient.

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September Patient e-News 2018

We Need You! Find out all the latest here.

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