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Results of LATITUDE study of filtering for Emblem S-ICD System in ventricular arrhythmias published in Heart Rhythm Journal.- Boston Scientific.

Boston Scientific announced results from an analysis of the LATITUDE database which evaluated the successful reduction of inappropriate shocks using...

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New publication digest and infographic for Cardiologists.

The Acute and Advanced Heart Failure Knowledge Centre has been updated to feature new journal publication extracts & an infographic on heart failure.

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Hyperammonaemia

Hyperammonaemia

Hyperammonaemia can result in serious neurological damage or death. Could you recognise the signs and symptoms?

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

In light of the very recent consensus documents for the management of patients with VA released by the major international heart rhythm societies, the ESC Guidelines Committee decided to focus the content of this document on the prevention of SCD.

Added 2 years ago

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Journal articles

Perioperative Use of Levosimendan Improves Clinical Outcomes in Patients Post-Cardiac Surgery: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

Severe postoperative complications can affect cardiac surgery patients. Levosimendan is a novel calcium sensitizer commonly administered after cardiac surgery.

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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...

Added 3 years ago

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...

Added 5 years ago

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