The European Society of Cardiology updated its treatment guidelines for ventricular arrhythmia patients to include subcutaneous implantable cardioverter defibrillators. The announcement was made at the society’s annual meeting in London on Saturday. The new guidelines recommend the use of the S-ICD units as a possible alternative to transvenous defibrillators in patients with an ICD indication […]
Heart failure patients with implant-based remote monitoring die less frequently from any cause, according to Biotronik study results released at the European Society of Cardiology congress in Amsterdam.
A slow heart rhythm puts patients at risk of early death, but a cardiac implant may help reset those odds, according to a Dutch study presented this week at the European Society of Cardiology Congress in Amsterdam.
A study of pacemakers in 23 Dutch hospitals found that devices implanted to treat slow heart rhythm helped restore normal life expectancy.
Physicians and medical boards may have to reconsider decades of cardiogenic shock treatment after the highly anticipated IABP-Shock study found no significant benefit in using intra-aortic balloon pump therapy in heart attack patients.