Unappreciated Prevalence of Interatrial Block and Associated Consequences: A Poorly Perceived Pandemic
- isoprenaline. Peters, Michael // BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p439
An encyclopedia entry for "isoprenaline" is presented. It is a drug that is used as an emergency treatment of heart block or severe bradycardia. The drug was previously used to treat asthma, but it has been replaced by medications with fewer side effects. Bradycardia is a condition in which...
- Biventricular vs RV Pacing for AV Block in Heart Failure. Dimarco, John P. // Clinical Cardiology Alert;Jun2013, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p41
The article focuses on the efficacy of Biventricular and Right Ventricular Pacing in Heart Failure Patients with Atrioventricular Block (BLOCK HF) trial. It is mentioned that an indication of ventricular pacing because of atrioventricular (AV) block and heart failure symptoms and a left...
- Lyme Carditis: An Important Cause of Reversible Heart Block. McAlister, Hugh F.; Klementowicz, Peter T.; Andrews, Carolyn; Fisher, John D.; Feld, Michael; Furman, Seymour // Annals of Internal Medicine;3/1/89, Vol. 110 Issue 5, p339
Presents a study which examined the occurrence of reversible heart block in patients with lyme disease. Causes and symptoms of lyme disease; Details of the clinical profile of the patients involved in the study; Treatment for patients with severe heart block with hemodynamic instability.
- Traumatic heart block as a presentation of myacardial... Farin, Mark; Moskowitz, William B. // Clinical Pediatrics;Jan1996, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p47
Looks at a case study on two children with traumatic heart block that spontaneously resolved in three days. Patients report; Complications; Treatment; Results of study.
- BLOCK HF results support expansion of CRT devices into AV block population. // Medical Device Daily;4/30/2013, Vol. 17 Issue 83, Special section p1
The article reports that the use of cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) devices into patients with atrioventricular (AV) block is supported by a Medtronic sponsored study titled "Biventricular versus Right Ventricular Pacing in Heart Failure Patients with Atrioventricular Block (BLOCK HF)."
- New 'Appropriate Use' Criteria Guide For Treatment Of Heart Blockage Problems. // Aging News Alert;Jan2009 Supplement, p12
The article focuses on the document titled "Appropriate Use Criteria for Coronary Revascularization," that will help physicians in taking the proper treatment decision for heart blockage. The document, developed by several medical institutes like the American College of Cardiology, focuses more...
- Who needs dual chamber pacing? Petch, M.C. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);7/24/93, Vol. 307 Issue 6898, p215
Investigates the efficacy of dual chamber pacing system in patients with heart block in Great Britain. Guidelines for the perfection of the procedure; Contraindication of dual chamber pacing; Prognosis of the patients undergoing the system.
- Asymptomatic complete heart block. // British Medical Journal;11/17/1979, Vol. 2 Issue 6200, p1245
Focuses on asymptomatic patients with complete heart block. Causes of the heart block; Dangers of benign heart block; Treatment of the disease with pacing system.
- Single-Chamber versus Dual-Chamber Pacing for High-Grade Atrioventricular Block. Toff, William D.; Camm, A. John; Skehan, J. Douglas // New England Journal of Medicine;7/14/2005, Vol. 353 Issue 2, p145
Background: In the treatment of atrioventricular block, dual-chamber cardiac pacing is thought to confer a clinical benefit as compared with single-chamber ventricular pacing, but the supporting evidence is mainly from retrospective studies. Uncertainty persists regarding the true benefits of...