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Heart rate turbulence detects cardiac death risk in healthy people by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 28 Feb 2011 12:00am WUSTL.edu - The way the heart responds to an early beat is predictive of cardiac death, especially for people with no conventional markers of cardiovascular disease, according to new research from Washington University School of Medicine in St. ... Read on »
EBR Systems and Cambridge Consultants Developed First Wireless Pacing System–Pacemakers Without Leads And Wireless All Con by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 15 Nov 2011 10:31pm One of the riskiest components of a pacemaker are the leads, the series of wires led through key veins into the heart and then connected to electrodes to control the pacemaker itself. This complicated surgery brings a high level of additional risk.  The leads are also suspected to be one of pacemakers’ critical failure points.  This problem ha ... Read on »
Left-Ventricular Assist System Continues To Grow by Heartstrong Registered NurseFacebook Posted Sun 15 Aug 2010 4:10am More than 22 million people suffer from heart failure worldwide with approximately one million new patients diagnosed annually. In the setting of an aging global population, heart failure is the number one reason for hospitalization. The most severely ill patients need heart transplants in order to recover. More than 8,000 people worldwi ... Read on »
Marathons Affect Heart, but Runners Bounce Back by Medline Plus Posted Mon 25 Oct 2010 6:00am Those less fit at higher risk, researcher says Monday, October 25, 2010 MONDAY, Oct. 25 (HealthDay News) -- Running a marathon can damage your heart, with more than half of the segments in the heart's main pumping chamber typically functioning a little under par during the race, a new st ... Read on »
Abnormal heart function associat ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 22 Jan 2009 4:41pm Abnormal heart function associated with reduced capacity for exercise 21 jan 2009--Patients with abnormal diastolic function (when the heart is relaxed and expanded) in the left ventricle of the heart have a substantially lower maximum capacity for exercise, according to a study in the January 21 issue of JAMA. Many factors, including age, f ... Read on »
Chronicles of the Heart, Part 2… by Ron Patient Expert Posted Sat 09 Apr 2011 8:16am My doctor hates me – I’m pretty sure of that. Of course, he might just be an idiot, but let’s go with what’s pisses me off the most, just for the hell of it! That’s the kind of mood I’m in at present. New reader update – just to stop me getting bored, I now have congestive heart failure (aka left ventricular failure**). The biggest problem ... Read on »
FDA approves Heart Mate II – Blood Pump for the Heart for Patients With Advanced Heart Problems by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 27 Jan 2010 11:46pm A new smaller version of the Heart Mate has been approved by the FDA.  I had a related post back in 2008 about how the device from Thoratec was responsible for extending the life of a man who needed both kidney and heart transplants.   If you read through you can see where mechanical improvements were also made with the new model.  The device i ... Read on »
Gender Differences And Heart Disease by Ed H. Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Mon 21 Jul 2008 10:07am Women may respond less favorably than men to cardiovascular disease (CV) drug-treatments for enlarged heart, according to NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center physician-scientists. For the first time, researchers have uncovered that women derive a lesser benefit than men from two common high-blood-pressure-lowering drugs ... Read on »
Thoratec HeartMate II® Left Ventricular Assist System (LVAS) by Health & Human Services Posted Sun 21 Feb 2010 9:00pm This is a brief overview of information related to FDA’s approval to market this product. See the links below to the Summary of Safety and Effectiveness Data (SSED) and product labeling for more complete information on this product, its indications for use, and the basis for FDA’s approval. Product Name: HeartMate ... Read on »
LIVER CARE FOUNDATION , NEW DELHI by nitinsyal Patient Expert Posted Thu 27 Aug 2009 11:34pm About the Liver The Liver is an organ on the right side of the body weighing about 1.5Kg. It is distinctly the largest and a key organ of a human body, characterized by its muddy red colour. It is strategically the first port of entry from the process of digestion before nutrients leave for the rest of the body. It is the only organ in the hum ... Read on »