Arrhythmia Alliance News & Events
Defibs Save Lives
New cardiology tool predicts patient outcomes
In the first case, the cardiac arrest could be witnessed and the patient could get their heart shocked back into rhythm right away, wake up and be fine.
50-Year Old Revived After 30 Minutes Of Death
She suffered a cardiac arrest just before the surgery began and it was no less than a miracle when the doctors were able to revive her 30 minutes after ...
Defibrillator drones could save lives in hard-to-reach areas
Researchers have developed a drone with the capability of transporting and delivering an AED (Automatic External Defibrillator) to rural areas in the ...
Clevedon man who suffered cardiac arrest in street saved by off-duty paramedic
It soon became clear the man was struggling to breath and was experiencing a cardiac arrest at the side of the road, as passers-by desperately tried to ...
Sudden death - can it be prevented?
The commonest cause of death in people below the age of 40 is, in fact, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, a genetic, excessive thickening of the heart ...
September Medical e-News 2017
Click below to download our September edition.
September 2017 Patient e-News
Here you can find all this month's news highlights and charity updates.
Nine-year-old boy's heart STOPPED after he took a bite of a hot dog due to undiagnosed rare heart condition
A nine-year-old boy had a heart attack after one bite of a hot dog. After swallowing a mouthful of sausage and bread, the Turkish child's heart stopped. The boy was rushed to a local hospital where he was resuscitated and diagnosed with Brugada syndrome, a rare condition that can put pressure on the nerve that links the abdomen and the thorax.
Sudden Cardiac Arrest After Food Linked to Brugada Syndrome
Having a sudden cardiac arrest after eating a large bite of food may be an indication of Brugada syndrome, according to a case study published online ...
18 Year Study Shows Nine in 10 Cardiac Arrest Victims Survive in Sports and Fitness Centers Equipped with AEDs
Automated external defibrillators (AEDs) save lives in amateur sports and fitness centers, according to research presented at the European Society of Cardiology Congress today. The 18 year study found that survival from cardiac arrest reached 93 percent in centers equipped with an AED.