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iRhythm Technologies (IRTC) Says Study Results Show Zio Improves Detection of Asymptomatic ...

iRhythm Technologies (IRTC) Says Study Results Show Zio Improves Detection of Asymptomatic Atrial Fibrillation in At-Risk Population.

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Fainting can warn of a fatal irregular heart rhythm condition

Arrhythmias are frequently left undiagnosed or misdiagnosed and can cause people to faint. An estimated 39% of children and 30% of adults diagnosed with epilepsy actually have an underlying, potentially fatal, arrhythmia,” says Trudie Lobban MBE, Founder of heart rhythm charity, Arrhythmia Alliance and sister charity STARS (Syncope Trust And Reflex anoxic Seizures).

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Cardiac Rhythm News - 27 June 2018

Here is the latest edition of the Cardiac Rhythm News.

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New heart monitor listed on Medical Benefits Schedule

The equipment is an insertable heart monitor, the size of a paper clip, that assists physicians in diagnosing an irregular heartbeat or atrial fibrillation.

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French medtech company develops AI to help treat atrial fibrillation

A French medtech company has developed AI software to help cardiologists treat atrial fibrillation (AF) and cardiac surgeons perform open-heart ...

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EP on EP: CABANA with Dr Douglas Packer

Nothing at Heart Rhythm 2018 generated more interest than the Late-Breaking Clinical Trial presentations including the long-anticipated results from the CABANA (Catheter Ablation versus Antiarrhythmic Drug Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation) Trial.

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Cardiac Rhythm News - 15 June 2018

The latest news from Cardiac Rhythm News

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NICE is looking for people with personal experience of atrial fibrillation monitoring after a stroke of unknown cause to help develop guidance for the NHS.

NICE (the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) is looking for people with personal experience of atrial fibrillation monitoring after a stroke of unknown cause to help develop guidance for the NHS. The technologies being looked at provide heart beat monitoring after someone has had a stroke, to check whether the stroke could be due to undiagnosed atrial fibrillation.

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June Medical e-News 2018

See what has been going on this month and what is coming up all here.

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Issue 42 of Atrial Fibrillation Research Review

Beginning this issue is a study reporting that compared with medical therapy, catheter ablation is associated with reduced risks of death and hospitalisation for worsening HF in patients with both AF and HF.

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