cardiac arrest Tag

26 Sep Greater Treatment Options for AVS Patients with a Lower Surgical Risk of Major Complications

Last month, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), an agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, that protects the public health, approved an expanded indication for several transcatheter heart valves to include patients with severe aortic valve stenosis (Sapien 3, Sapien 3 Ultra, CoreValve...

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17 May Partnership Commits to Doubling Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Survival Rate by 2028

[caption id="attachment_1441" align="alignleft" width="300"] CPR Being Performed. Photo Credit: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention[/caption] According to the American Heart Association (AHA), every year more than 350,000 out-of-hospital cardiac arrests occur across the nation.  Cardiac arrest is a life-threatening condition with about a 10-minute life expectancy without immediate...

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10 May Brown University Researchers Say Heart Patch Could Limit Muscle Damage After Heart Attack 

[caption id="attachment_1386" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo Credit: Brown University[/caption] Brown University Researchers have utilized computational models to design a new viscoelastic patch to reduce damage to heart tissue after a heart attack. They utilized a special blend of starch to help provide mechanical support to the heart...

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