“A lot of people thought I was clumsy,” says Lloyd F. Ward of Sugar Loaf, a retired state trooper.
His doctors were baffled. Although epilepsy was an early suspect, Ward says the doctors were not completely comfortable with ...Continue Reading →
ACC.12 Late-breaker Shows Promise of Pacemakers through Diminishing Fainting Recurrences in Patients Diagnosed with Syncope
MINNEAPOLIS & CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT) today announced the results of a double-blind, randomized study, ISSUE-3, which found that patients who suffered from fainting due to neurocardiogenic syncope had fewer fainting occurrences when treated with a Medtronic pacemaker. The results, which found a statistically and clinically significant 57 percent relative reduction of fainting ...
In March 2012 a paper entitled Pediatric Sudden Cardiac Arrest was published in Pediatrics, the offical journel of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Here is a transcript of the introduction by the author:
“I am Dr. Victoria Vetter, a pediatric cardiologist at the Children’s Hospital in Philadelphia. I’m speaking to you today about a policy statement just published by the American Academy of Pediatrics on pediatric sudden cardiac arrest. This paper identifies the conditions that ...Continue Reading →