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ESC Congress 2017

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

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European Heart Failure Awareness Day

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Know Your Pulse & AED Education

Know Your Pulse & AED Education

Come join us at LAVA 24 Fitness on Saturday, April 1 at 11:30am for a fun education and workout session.

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Reprogramming pacemakers and ICDs could allow for safe MRI scans

Takeaway. A protocol for reprogramming non-MRI conditional implantable cardiac devices allows patients with cardiac pacemakers or implantable ...

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Pacing program can lead to seven-fold reduction in fainting episodes

Syncope is triggered by a sudden drop in blood pressure and heart rate, which in turn reduces blood flow to the brain. While episodes of syncope are ...

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Cardiac Rhythm News March 2017

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Falls in older people

This quality standard covers prevention of falls and assessment after a fall in older people (aged 65 and over) who are living in the community or staying in hospital. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

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MHRA Releases Recommendations for Leadless Pacemakers

According to MHRA, leadless pacemakers, which do not rely on wired leads to deliver a signal to the heart, have the potential to significantly benefit ...

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'Harmless' painkillers associated with increased risk of cardiac arrest

... professor of cardiology at Copenhagen University Hospital Gentofte, Denmark. "Previous studies have shown that NSAIDs are related to increased ...

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Student-led fundraiser aims to help secure service dog for classmate

Connor, 12, was diagnosed with Compulse Syncope in 2014, which causes him to temporarily lose consciousness due to a fall in blood pressure.

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