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Wed, 06/03/2015 - 10:37

Vito Valentino, PA-C and colleagues from Maimonides Medical Center share their experience with post-operative wound care for implanted cardiac devices, and describe applying a pressure dressing with use of a unique skin-sensitive approach.

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Wed, 06/03/2015 - 10:35

This month we highlight an EP program providing cardiovascular services to patients within a tri-state (North Dakota, western Minnesota, and South Dakota), 300-mile radius across the upper Midwest.

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Wed, 06/03/2015 - 10:20

Steven Higgins, MD describes the new Prebys Cardiovascular Institute on the campus of Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla. The $456 million institute will serve as the high-tech hub for cardiovascular services at Scripps Health.

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NEWS

Sun, 06/21/15 - 3:11pm

New analyses from the Global Anticoagulant Registry in the Field - Atrial Fibrillation (GARFIELD-AF) will be presented at the XXV Congress of

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Sun, 06/21/15 - 3:06pm

Sorin Group, a global medical company and a leader in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases, announced the launch of KORA 250, its new gene

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Sun, 06/21/15 - 2:59pm

Medtronic plc announced that it has acquired CardioInsight Technologies, Inc., a privately-held, Cleveland-based medical device comp

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Sun, 06/21/15 - 2:52pm

AliveCor, Inc., the leader in FDA-cleared ECG technology for smartphones

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Bradley P. Knight, MD, FACC, FHRS, Editor-in-Chief

The efficacy of catheter ablation for paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (AF) is improving as the technologies used to perform durable pulmonary vein isolation (PVI), such as the second-generation cryoballoon and contact force sensing radiofrequency ablation catheters, have evolved. 

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Volume 15 - Issue 6 - June, 2015   |   1,337 reads

Sam Schwarzwald, Daniel Kersten, Alexandru Mitrache, PA, Todd J. Cohen, MD, Department of Medicine, Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, New York

Todd J. Cohen, MD and colleagues from Winthrop University Hospital present an interesting case on syncope during pregnancy. Arrhythmias of all types that present in pregnancy provide a challenge to the doctor and patient. 

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Volume 15 - Issue 6 - June, 2015   |   863 reads

Vito Valentino, PA-C, Senior PA / Team Leader, Yisachar Jesse Greenberg, MD, FACC, FHRS, and Felix Yang, MD, FACC, FHRS, CCDS, Department of Cardiology, Electrophysiology Lab, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York

Vito Valentino, PA-C and colleagues from Maimonides Medical Center share their experience with post-operative wound care for implanted cardiac devices, and describe applying a pressure dressing with use of a unique skin-sensitive approach.

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Volume 15 - Issue 6 - June, 2015   |   1,323 reads

Jana Hart, RN, BSN, Manager, Cath/EP Lab, Sanford Medical Center-Fargo, Fargo, North Dakota

This month we highlight an EP program providing cardiovascular services to patients within a tri-state (North Dakota, western Minnesota, and South Dakota), 300-mile radius across the upper Midwest.

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Volume 15 - Issue 6 - June, 2015   |   1,375 reads

Steven Higgins, MD, Chairman of the Department of Cardiology, Director of Cardiac Electrophysiology, and Co-Director of the Catheterization Lab at Prebys Cardiovascular Institute on the campus of Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, La Jolla, California

 

Steven Higgins, MD describes the new Prebys Cardiovascular Institute on the campus of Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla. The $456 million institute will serve as the high-tech hub for cardiovascular services at Scripps Health.

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Volume 15 - Issue 6 - June, 2015   |   674 reads

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