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New Syncope Guidelines Take Aim at ED Bottleneck

BARCELONA, Spain — About half of all people will have an episode of syncope in their lifetime, and up until now, an equal number in any part of the world will have been admitted to the hospital, even if risk for recurrence is low.

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European Journal of Arrhythmia & Electrophysiology - Volume 4 Issue 1

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Bradyarrhythmias and pacemakers

Bradyarrhythmias are heart rhythms with a rate of <60 beats/min, commonly due to conduction abnormalities in the heart such as sinus node disease or atrioventricular block.1 There is increased risk of sudden cardiac death due to slowing or stopping of the heart, and of falls, especially in older people, due to fainting.

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The GRASP suite of tools and future continuity

PRIMIS CHART users may already be aware that the current sponsors of the GRASP suite, NHS England Sustainable Improvement Team, will cease their funding and support for the four tools from 1st April 2018. We thank the team for their support over the years and wish them every success in the future.

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Drinking alcohol makes your heart race

Barcelona, Spain – 18 March 2018: The more alcohol you drink, the higher your heart rate gets, according to research presented today at EHRA 2018 Congress1, organized by the European Society of Cardiology.

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Cardiac Rhythm News - 16 March 2018

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European Journal of Arrhythmia & Electrophysiology - Volume 4 Issue 1 - Summer 2018

We would like to welcome you to the summer edition of the European Journal of Arrhythmia & Electrophysiology. This edition includes a timely and pertinent editorial from Haran Burri, who looks at the impact of smart technology on screening for atrial fibrillation. We also have an original research article from Erik Wissner et al., who have conducted a study of noninvasive versus invasive mapping of atrial flutter.

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European Society of Cardiology guidelines on syncope launched today at EHRA 2018

Barcelona, Spain – 19 March 2018: European Society of Cardiology guidelines on syncope were launched today at EHRA 2018 and published online in the European Heart Journal.1,2. Syncope is a transient loss of consciousness caused by reduced blood flow to the brain. Approximately 50 per cent of ...

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Migraines Linked to More Cardio Problems

Migraine is associated not just with increased risks of strokes and heart attacks, but also with blood clots and irregular heart rates, according to an observational study of over a half million people in Denmark.

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Views on Latest developments in the field of Cardiology

It is very beneficial for the young Cardiologists and fellowship owners which encourage discussions provide networking opportunities, offer practical experience, explain new or modified regulations and give chance to introduce new ideas and approaches. It offers opportunities for the companies a good ...

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