Arrhythmia Alliance News & Events
Drinking three of coffee, tea every day may reduce the risk of stroke: Study
AFib is the most common heart rhythm disorder, causes the heart to beat rapidly and skip beats, and if left untreated, can cause strokes. The results suggest that caffeine intake of up to 300 mg per day may be safe for arrhythmic patients. "There is a public perception, often based on anecdotal experience ...
Young boy's life saved by CPR after sudden cardiac arrest
New Delhi: Timely intervention by doctors saved a 18-year-old boy's life from sudden cardiac arrest. The teenager had lost his mother and 12-year-old sister to similar malfunction of the heart. The doctor said after giving emergency cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), the teen's grandfather rushed him ...
April Medical e-News 2018
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The shock of your life
Most public buildings and even large houses have a fire extinguisher, which is sensible, considering that around 350 people die in fires in the UK every year.
Cardiac Rhythm News - 13 April 2018
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Pharmacist-led atrial fibrillation reviews save NHS £82m
Pharmacy-led atrial fibrillation (AF) reviews have saved the NHS millions, figures from a stroke charity have revealed.
AHA: Florida lifeguards helped save man's life after cardiac arrest
HCM could have caused Bourne's heart to stop. Vigorous physical activity can trigger arrhythmias, which can lead to cardiac arrest in people with HCM. Bourne received an implantable cardioverter defibrillator, or ICD, because his risk for another cardiac arrest remained high. The pocket-watch-size ...
Implantation of world's smallest pacemaker in Super Speciality Hospital
Dr. Sushil Sharma, HOD Cardiology, GMC, Jammu under the guidance of renowned cardiologist and electro physiologist Dr T.S Kler conducted the first leadless percutaneous permanent pacemaker implantation in a patient, who was admitted to the hospital after cardiac arrest with abnormal heartbeats.
April Patient e-News 2018
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New leadless pacemakers carry reduced risks of complications and are less invasive
In a standard system, the pacemaker is implanted under the skin just below the collarbone. A lead (wire) extends to the patient's heart. The new leadless pacemaker does not have any wires. It also is miniaturized so the electronics, battery and delivery system are contained in one unit the size of a large ...