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New societal guidelines recommend subcutaneous implantable cardioverter-defibrillator for patients with ventricular arrhythmias at risk of sudden cardiac death. -Boston Scientific

Updated guidelines issued by the American Heart Association (AHA), the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the Heart Rhythm Society...

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Post-market approval study evaluated the Subcutaneous Implantable Defibrillator (S-ICD) System and showed a high success rate and a low complication rate. -Boston Scientific

Boston Scientific announced results from the U.S. post-market approval study evaluating 'real-world' patients implanted with the Subcutaneous Implantable Defibrillator (S-ICD)...

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European Guidelines for the management of acute coronary syndromes in patients presenting wihout persistent ST-segment elevation

The present document deals with the management of patients with suspected NSTE-ACS, replacing the document first published in 2000 and...

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2015 ESC Guidelines for the management of patients with ventricular arrhythmias and the prevention of sudden cardiac death

The present document has been conceived as the European update to the American College of Cardiology (ACC)/American Heart Association (AHA)/ESC...

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ESC/EACTS Guidelines on Myocardial Revascularisation

In 2014, coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) celebrates the 50th anniversary of the first procedures performed in 1964. Thirteen years...

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Journal articles

Prasugrel hydrochloride for the treatment of acute coronary syndromes.

Introduction: P2Y12 receptor antagonists, by inhibiting platelet activation and subsequent aggregation, are critical to prevent ischemic event recurrence after an...

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Blood pH is a Useful Indicator for Initiation of Therapeutic Hypothermia in the Early Phase of Resuscitation after Comatose Cardiac Arrest: A Retrospective Study

Background: Therapeutic hypothermia (TH) is one of the key treatments after cardiac arrest (CA). Selection of post-CA patients for TH...

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A structured educational intervention to improve targeted temperature management utilization after cardiac arrest

Purpose: Post-arrest targeted temperature management (TTM) has been shown to dramatically improve outcomes after resuscitation, yet studies have revealed inconsistent...

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