Month: August 2018

Security body scanners safe for patients cardiac devices

Body scanners used for security checks are safe for patients with pacemakers and defibrillators, according to late breaking research presented at ESC Congress 2018. Across the globe more than four million patients with heart failure or cardiac arrhythmias rely on pacemakers and defibrillators to keep their hearts beating regularly. It has been unclear whether body […]

August 28, 2018

Investigational Extravascular ICD System

Medtronic Begins Pilot Study of Investigational Extravascular ICD System   Chronic Study Evaluating New Extravascular ICD System Designed to Deliver Pacing and Defibrillation Therapy Via a Lead Placed Under the Sternum, Outside the Heart and Veins Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced the start of a pilot study of its investigational Extravascular ICD Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator […]

August 13, 2018

Heart Failure Diagnosis Delivery?

Heart Failure Diagnosis Hattie83 How you receive a heart failure diagnosis is important, and can shape how you go on to self care and your attitude of how you self manage your condition. Education and health literacy is a vital element. The general public’s awareness of heart failure is poor, so learning what heart failure […]

August 10, 2018

Marvellous Mentors

Marvellous Mentors GM Thinking about health system challenges differently. Our latest project with Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership. Thinking about plugging service provision in #heartfailure by raising the profile of the condition and how to get the patient to the specialist where their prognosis is better. Marvellous Mentors GM introduces our Atrium 51 Launchpad […]

August 2, 2018