Annual conference on Heart Diseases
The theme of the conference is: “Exploring Heart Health and Technology”. Contact person: Kathie Johnson Event Manager Heart Diseases 2017 Phone: +1 650-268-9744 Email: email@example.com
ESC Congress 2017
Spotlight 2017: 40 Years of PCI The world's largest cardiovascular congress with over 500 experts sessions and 11 000 abstracts contributing to global awareness of the latest clinical trials and breakthrough discoveries. Abstract submission deadline: 14 Feb Clinical case submission deadline: 1 March Late Breaking Science deadline: 21 March Early Registration fee deadline: 31 May
TPR Lifeline: Heart Attack Symptoms Can Vary By Sex
When Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher died suddenly last year after suffering a cardiac arrest on an airplane at the age of 60, many women wondered: would they know if they were in the midst of a heart problem? In today’s TPR Lifeline, Bioscience-Medicine reporter Wendy Rigby talks to Dr. James Watts, Chief of Cardiology at Brooke Army Medical Center about what women and men need to know when it comes to symptoms of a life-threatening problem. Here's a transcript of the interview.
Erie woman fights AFib for 20 years
Susan Carey’s 20-year fight with atrial fibrillation has included expensive drugs, powerful shocks, open-heart surgery and a new medical procedure. Top NewsClick Now and Read Later. Some of these efforts have worked at keeping her heart in rhythm, while others have not. But the 64-year-old Erie woman feels as good now as she has at any time since the early 1990s.
Large Harvard Study Adds to Evidence That Chocolate Could Have Heart Health Benefits
A new study from Harvard researchers suggests moderate chocolate intake is associated with a significantly lower risk for irregular heartbeats.
Cardiac tachyarrhythmias and patient values and preferences for their management
Cardiac tachyarrhythmias are recurrent or chronic and in some cases life-threatening conditions. Heart rhythm disturbances are often highly symptomatic and the psychological impact of the disease can be significant. Patients' beliefs and knowledge about their health (and illness), medications, and healthcare they receive are important determinants of whether or not they accept recommended treatments; influence their coping responses to their illness and treatment; adherence to recommended therapy; and ultimately affects health outcomes. Incorporation of patients' values and preferences for therapy should now be considered as an integral part of the decision-making process and treatment strategy. It is important to acknowledge and understand the impact of cardiac tachyarrhythmias on the patient. To address this issue, a Task Force was convened by the European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA), and endorsed by the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS), Asia-Pacific Heart Rhythm Society (APHRS), and Sociedad Latinoamericana de Estimulación Cardíaca y Electrofisiología (SOLEACE), with the remit to comprehensively review the published evidence available, to publish a joint consensus document on patient values and preferences for the management of cardiac tachyarrhythmias, and to provide up-to-date consensus recommendations for use in clinical practice.
Bartlesville man critical after ‘cardiac arrest’
Time really is of essence, especially when it comes to life and death. That’s the message of one Bartlesville resident whose friend is in a medically-induced coma after a heart attack.
Zamboni driver helps rescue man suffering cardiac arrest
A Zamboni driver at a Massachusetts ice rink has helped save a man suffering a heart attack during a hockey game.
‘It Saves People’s Lives’
Andrea Lewis doesn't think of herself as someone with the bottomless drive to tackle any problem. But she also won't back away from issues she deems important. Those include navigating a winding process to secure a valuable piece of lifesaving medical equipment, in order to ensure the safety of one of her students.
Georgia inmates perform CPR on correctional officer, save his life
A group of Georgia inmates are being praised after helping to save the life of a correctional officer, according to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office. On Monday morning, the officer, who was in charge of security for the sheriff’s office, collapsed during a work detail amid high temperatures and 100 percent humidity.