The products to be presented at Bittium's stand F515 are the waterproof Bittium Faros(TM) ECG device and waterproof Bittium FastFix(TM) patch electrode for long-term ECG measurement, Bittium HolterPlus(TM) a web based remote cardiac monitoring solution, Bittium Cardiac Navigator(TM) software for accurate analyzing of long-term Holter ECG recordings and Bittium Cardiac Explorer(TM) software for analyzing cardiac event
based ECG recordings.
"This is alarming data -- to think that one in 10 of the patients I'm treating for this type of cancer will go on to have a heart attack or other major cardiac event
," said Raymond Mak, study's senior author.
In the present study, patients with ventricular arrhythmias who were found to have a high risk for hospital cardiac event
(ranging from post-MI angina to severe cardiac failure) were those with frequent premature ventricular contraction and/or ventricular tachycardia, with an event rate of 77% compared to 10% in those without such arrhythmias, and this difference was significant at p=0.0002.
The cardiac rehabilitation program at Ferrell Hospital combines exercise and education to help patients return to an active and productive lifestyle after a cardiac event
. Since February is National Heart Month, it made it an easy choice for the proceeds to be directed to Cardiac Rehab," Coleman said.
Healthcare company Abbott (NYSE:ABT ) reported on Wednesday the receipt of the CE MARK for the first High Sensitive Troponin-I blood troponin test that can more accurately predict the chances of having a heart attack or other cardiac event
potentially months to years in advance in people who otherwise appear healthy.
The study subjects were Shahal subscribers living in the Tel Aviv and Haifa metropolitan areas of Israel who contacted the call center for a cardiac event
between 2002 and 2013.
There is a 99.99% probability that a profile predictive of a subsequent cardiac event
has been identified, and a 94% and 97% chance, respectively, that profiles predictive of breast or prostate cancer have been identified.
MIDC Cardiac is a Point of Care (POC) handheld device for the early detection of certain cardiac event
biomarkers to significantly accelerate the triage, diagnosis, treatment and disposition of patients reporting chest pain and with suspected acute myocardial infarction (heart attack).
Two years later, the patient died of a sudden cardiac event
associated with coronary atherosclerotic disease.
The portability of CardioMessenger Smart helps ensure patient compliance and the consistent transmission of data necessary for physicians to identify and prevent potential cardiac events
. CardioMessenger Smart is fully automatic, providing data daily and at the time of an abnormal cardiac event
via cellular network to physicians without any involvement or requirement from the patient.
Persons with either normal coronary arteries or insignificant coronary artery disease (stenosis of <50%) were immediately discharged and were contacted 30 days later for any adverse cardiac event
. T test and Chi square test was applied to compare numeric and categorical variables respectively.