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Tue, 11/04/2014 - 13:37

TZ Medical is proud to be a service disabled veteran owned small business, founded and operating out of Portland, Oregon. It continues to enlist the help of veterans in the medical field to find the best medical device solutions at home and abroad. 

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Tue, 11/04/2014 - 13:08

John Carroll, CEO reviews some circumstances unique to the CRM market and will provide a case study of one facility’s successful approach to CRM contracting.

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Tue, 11/04/2014 - 13:05

Amy Newell and Dr. Charles Kinder discuss how a hospital should proceed when considering an EP program expansion.

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Mon, 11/17/14 - 10:52am

Heart Rhythm Society and National Stroke Association in Collaboration with Boehringer Ingelheim Present Results of a New Survey of Physici

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Mon, 11/17/14 - 10:43am

New CPT Category I Code Facilitates Processing for U.S. Hospitals and Physicians

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Mon, 11/17/14 - 10:29am

Data Demonstrate Clinical and Economic Value of Underutilized Treatment for Heart Failure Patients at American Heart Association's Scienti

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Wed, 11/12/14 - 12:35pm
Funding Will Expand Ongoing Clinical Trials to Treat Persistent Atrial Fibrillation and Accelerate Growth of Global Disease Management P
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Bradley P. Knight, MD, FACC, FHRS, Editor-in-Chief

The purpose of the initially randomized, controlled PACE-MI trial was to evaluate the effectiveness of a pacemaker combined with beta-blocker therapy at improving the death rate and preventing subsequent heart attacks in individuals with bradycardia who have recently experienced a heart attack.

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Volume 14 - Issue 11 - November, 2014   |   462 reads

Daniel J. Kersten, Roger S. Kersten, DO, and Todd J. Cohen, MD, Department of Medicine, Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, New York

Authors from Winthrop University Hospital present a clinical image demonstrating how an implantable loop recorder provides high-quality electrograms helpful in diagnosis of syncope of unknown etiology.

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Volume 14 - Issue 11 - November, 2014   |   517 reads

Melanie Maytin, MD, MSc, FHRS, Gregory F. Michaud, MD, FHRS, Jason S. Chinitz, MD, and Laurence M. Epstein, MD, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

Melanie Maytin, MD, MSc, FHRS and colleagues present a case report that illustrates potential complications that can be observed with advisory Riata™ leads and their extraction. 

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Volume 14 - Issue 11 - November, 2014   |   326 reads

Konstantin M. Heinroth, MD1;  Susanne Unverzagt, PhD1; Dirk Mahnkopf, MD2; Alexander Plehn, MD1; Michael Buerke, MD3; Karl Werdan, MD1; Roland Prondzinsky, MD4, 1Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Halle, Germany; 2Department of Medicine III, Rottmersleben, Germany; 3IMTM GmbH Rottmersleben, Siegen, Germany; and 4Klinikum Merseburg, Department of Medicine I, Merseburg, Germany

Konstantin M. Heinroth, MD and colleagues evaluate the feasibility of transcoronary measurement of LV electrical activation by a coated guidewire in a porcine model. 

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Volume 14 - Issue 11 - November, 2014   |   336 reads

Christina Staten, BS, RT(R)(CV), EP Technical Manager, and Daniel Marconi, BS, RT(R), Cardiovascular Interventional Lab RT Educator, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland

This month we highlight the prestigious EP program at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland.

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Volume 14 - Issue 11 - November, 2014   |   886 reads



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