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"I should be dead" says Cheltenham man who made miraculous recovery after his heart stopped ...

"Someone will fall over in Cheltenham High Street at some point this year - they will have had a sudden cardiac arrest. By the time the ambulance ...

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Smartphone and tablet apps launched for patients with heart rhythm disorder

New novel smartphone and tablet apps for patients with atrial fibrillation and healthcare professionals have been launched by heart experts in collaboration with the University of Birmingham.

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“Life is not over, it’s just a different way of living.” -Patricia-

Catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia (CPVT) is a condition characterized by an abnormal heart rhythm (arrhythmia). As the heart rate increases in response to physical activity or emotional stress, it can trigger an abnormally fast and irregular heartbeat called ventricular tachycardia. Episodes of ventricular tachycardia can cause light-headedness, dizziness, and fainting (syncope). Patricia explains some of the emotion she experienced and some of the life changes she endured.

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Smartphone apps launched for atrial fibrillation patients and their healthcare providers

Atrial fibrillation is the most common heart rhythm disorder and significantly increases the risk of stroke and death. One in four middle-aged adults in ...

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Next-Generation Ablation Technology for Atrial Fibrillation

A balloon ablation system features an advanced feature set that optimizes the speed and magnitude of target tissue contact during pulmonary vein ...

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Researchers analyze long-term benefit, safety of ICDs in patients with Brugada syndrome

Patients who received an ICD for secondary prevention following resuscitated cardiac arrest or sustained ventricular arrhythmia were seven times ...

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October Patient e-News - 2017

You can find out all the news for this month and a special double feature of two NEW resources.

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Someday Soon a Drone Might Save Your Life

A recent Swedish study found that drones outfitted with automated external defibrillators arrived 16 minutes faster than EMS on average.

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Man saved by co-workers after suffering cardiac arrest

Other colleagues called 911 and brought an AED to help before responders arrived. “This rapid recognition, response and treatment no doubt saved ...

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Patient Interview

“Life is not over, it’s just a different way of living.” -Patricia- What better way to learn then from a patient. Today we share with you Patricia speaking about CPVT. Patricia’s interview took place at a patient day hosted by Arrhythmia Alliance. This is in real time, no edits - just words from a patient. Catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia (CPVT) is a condition characterized by an abnormal heart rhythm (arrhythmia). As the heart rate increases in response to physical activity or emotional stress, it can trigger an abnormally fast and irregular heartbeat called ventricular tachycardia. Episodes of ventricular tachycardia can cause light-headedness, dizziness, and fainting (syncope).

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