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*  Pacing
... generally in the sense of artificial methods: Artificial pacemaker, a medical device Transcutaneous pacing, a means of making ... an energy management strategy used to manage symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome Cardiac pacing, regulation of the heart rate ... Pacing may refer to: Pacing, an athletic technique of spreading one's effort out over longer-distance track and field and ... a means of estimating distances by counting the number of paces taken to walk a traverse Pacing, a technique in hypnosis and ...
*  John Alexander MacWilliam
Cardiac pacemaker therapy would not become reality in clinical medicine until the 1950s (transthoracic and temporary pacing) ... cardiac arrest) by causing "artificial excitation" with a series of induction shocks (rather than using constant strong ... and the 1960s (permanent pacing). During the 1960s the care of patients who suffered cardiac arrest or were thought to be at ... such as in the artificial cardiac pacemaker. MacWilliam was appointed Regius Professor of the Institutes of Medicine (later ...
*  Neurostimulation
Clinical cardiac pacing and defibrillation (2nd ed.). Philadelphia: WB Saunders. pp. 194-216. http://www.platinumgroupcoatings. ... artificial vision, artificial limbs, and brain-machine interfaces. In the case of neural stimulation, mostly an electrical ... "Demonstration of artificial visual percepts generated through thalamic microstimulation". Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 104 (18 ... and cardiac electro-stimulation devices are widely used. In 2013 the British pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) ...
*  International Clinical Research Center
Cardiac and central nervous system electrophysiology and pacing: the development of advanced electrophysiology technologies for ... the development of novel artificial biological valves and other tissues NEUROLOGICAL PROGRAMS Neuro I - Cerebrovascular ... cardiac arrhythmias, obesity, structural heart diseases, sleep apnea, stroke, and dementia. The center located in Brno, Czech ... the development of novel technologies for advanced assessment of cardiac and brain electrophysiology Cardio V - Non-invasive ...
*  Cardiac pacemaker
Sometimes an ectopic pacemaker sets the pace, if the SA node is damaged or if the electrical conduction system of the heart has ... In humans, and occasionally in animals, a mechanical device called an artificial pacemaker (or simply "pacemaker") may be used ... The contraction of cardiac muscle (heart muscle) in all animals is initiated by electrical impulses known as action potentials ... The rate at which these impulses fire controls the rate of cardiac contraction, that is, the heart rate. The cells that create ...
*  Heritage turkey
Consequently, the birds are so heavy that they are completely incapable of reproducing without artificial insemination, and ... cardiac, respiratory and leg problems. For over 35 years, the overwhelming majority of the 280 million turkeys produced in ... they reach such extreme weights so quickly their overall development fails to keep pace with their rapidly accruing muscle mass ... can reproduce without artificial insemination. More than ten different turkey breeds are classified as heritage turkeys, ...
*  Third-degree atrioventricular block
Third-degree AV block can be treated by use of a dual-chamber artificial pacemaker. This type of device typically listens for a ... If these fail to respond to atropine or there is a potential risk of asystole, transvenous pacing is indicated. The risk ... Cardiac pacemaker Electrical conduction system of the heart Electrocardiogram (ECG) Atrioventricular block First-degree AV ... Mobitz Type 2 AV block is another indication for pacing. As with other forms of heart block, secondary prevention may also ...
*  Cardiac contractility modulation
Heart Cardiac cycle Heart failure Artificial cardiac pacemaker Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator NYHA classification ... Mond, H.G.; Proclemer, A. (Aug 2011). "The 11th world survey of cardiac pacing and implantable cardioverter-defibrillators: ... Since Cardiac contractility modulation signals are delivered during the absolute refractory period of the cardiac cycle, they ... In Cardiac contractility modulation therapy, electrical stimulation is applied to the cardiac muscle during the absolute ...
*  Artificial cardiac pacemaker
One lead paces the atrium and one paces the ventricle. This type more closely resembles the natural pacing of the heart by ... Transvenous pacing, when used for temporary pacing, is an alternative to transcutaneous pacing. A pacemaker wire is placed into ... This is known as fast-pacing, overdrive pacing, or anti-tachycardia pacing (ATP). ATP is only effective if the underlying ... North American Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology/British Pacing and Electrophysiology Group". Pacing Clin Electrophysiol ...
*  Management of heart failure
... or less and a QRS interval of 120 ms or more may benefit from cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT; pacing both the left and ... implantation of an artificial heart. These remain the recommended surgical treatment options. However, the limited number of ... Pacing, and Defibrillation in Heart Failure (COMPANION) Investigators. (2004). "Cardiac-resynchronization therapy with or ... Cardiac Resynchronization-Heart Failure (CARE-HF) Study Investigators. (2005). "The effect of cardiac resynchronization on ...
*  Albert Hyman
Aquilina O, "A brief history of cardiac pacing Archived 2007-05-17 at the Wayback Machine.", Images Paediatr Cardiol 27 (2006 ... The first artificial pacemaker was invented by Australian anaesthesiologist Dr Mark C Lidwell, and was used by him to ... However it was Hyman who used and popularised the term "artificial pacemaker", which remains in use to this day. Lidwell did ... Furman S, Szarka G, Layvand D, "Reconstruction of Hyman's second pacemaker", Pacing Clin. Electrophysiol. 2005, May;28(5) pp ...
*  Pacemaker (disambiguation)
An artificial cardiac pacemaker is a medical device that regulates the beating of the heart. Pacemaker may also refer to: ... or other conditions Cardiac pacemaker, cells within the heart that initiate contractions and set the pace of beating ... a runner who enters a race to set a fast pace for other competitors Pacemaker (film), a 2012 South Korean film The Pacemaker, a ... Diaphragmatic pacemaker, a device used to help patients breathe through pacing of the diaphragm Pacemaker (running), ...
*  Wilfred Gordon Bigelow
Sealy, WC (May 1989). "Hypothermia: its possible role in cardiac surgery". The Annals of thoracic surgery. 47 (5): 788-91. PMID ... was a Canadian heart surgeon known for his role in developing the artificial pacemaker and the use of hypothermia in open heart ... From Cooling Hearts to Pacing Them Canadian Medical Hall of Fame. ...
*  Aortic valve replacement
Aortic valve repair Artificial heart valve Valvular heart disease Minimally invasive cardiac surgery Pericardial heart valves ... Pacing wires are usually put in place, so that the heart can be manually paced should any complications arise after surgery. ... More recently, some cardiac surgeons have been performing aortic valve replacement procedures using an approach referred to as ... These are usually removed within 36 hours while the pacing wires are generally left in place until right before the patient is ...
*  Electrophysiology
Program Southwestern Cardiac Arrhythmia Electrophysiology Institute Cleveland Clinic Cardiac Electrophysiology and Pacing ... A BERA sensor has two parts: The consumable biorecognition elements The electronic read-out device with embedded artificial ... Neuroscience portal Bioelectrochemistry Bioelectromagnetics Cardiac electrophysiology Clinical cardiac electrophysiology ... by embedding thousands of artificial receptors into the cell membrane. While not strictly constituting an experimental ...
*  Sorin Group
... benefit from technological cross fertilization and to leverage its twenty years of experience in developing artificial cardiac ... since their development would have required massive investments in R&D to keep pace with technological evolution. Moreover, ... that was its main competitor in the cardiac surgery market. This acquisition propelled Sorin Biomedica to the top of the world ... specializing in cardiac devices. Its product lines include replacement heart valves, oxygenators, perfusion tubing sets, ...
*  Plutonium
Venkateswara Sarma Mallela; V. Ilankumaran & N.Srinivasa Rao (2004). "Trends in Cardiac Pacemaker Batteries". Indian Pacing ... Plutonium-238 has also been used successfully to power artificial heart pacemakers, to reduce the risk of repeated surgery. It ... Fermi, Enrico (December 12, 1938). "Artificial radioactivity produced by neutron bombardment: Nobel Lecture" (PDF). Royal ...
*  Morton Mower
... for correcting abnormal cardiac activity by low energy shocks Low Energy Defibrillation Electrode Antitachycardial Pacing ... for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation American Federation for Clinical Research American Society for Artificial ... Mower became Vice President of Medical Science at Cardiac Pacemakers Inc. in St. Paul, Minnesota. While at Cardiac Pacemakers, ... Cardiac Pacemakers, Inc. (CPI), which has since become Guidant, acquired the rights to the AICD in May 1985. The first AICD was ...
*  Griffith Pugh
Pugh was invited by the University of California's Nello Pace in 1956-57 to the Scott Base in Antarctica to carry out research ... A prefabricated hut was carried up to an altitude of 5,800m and experiments on the cardiac and pulmonary response to a ... where according to Hunt he displayed symptoms of anoxia when taken to the artificial height of 29,000 ft and had his oxygen ...
*  Richard Crevenna
PACE - Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology, 26 (2 I), pp. 626-629 Crevenna, R., Posch, M., Sochor, A., Keilani, M., Wiesinger ... Artificial Organs, 28 (1), pp. 99-102 Crevenna, R., Stix, G., Pleiner, J., Pezawas, T., Schmidinger, H., Quittan, M., Wolzt, M ... Electrical nerve stimulation in patients with cardiac pacemakers (2001) Physikalische Medizin Rehabilitationsmedizin ...
*  Amiodarone
A 2016 review, however, found that amiodarone did not improve survival or positive outcomes in those who had a cardiac arrest. ... So-called 'acute onset atrial fibrillation', defined by the North American Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology (NASPE) in ... and second or third degree heart block who do not have an artificial pacemaker. Individuals with baseline depressed lung ... Defibrillation is the treatment of choice for ventricular fibrillation (VF) and ventricular tachycardia resulting in cardiac ...
*  Paul Zoll
Ann Surg 1961; 154:338 Zoll RH, Zoll PM, Belgard AH: Noninvasive cardiac stimulation. In Feruglio GA, editor: Cardiac Pacing: ... was a Jewish American cardiologist and one of the pioneers in the development of the artificial cardiac pacemaker and cardiac ... After the war, Paul resumed his research work with coronary disease and continued to care for cardiac patients at Beth Israel ... Safety and efficacy of noninvasive pacing. A preliminary report. N Engl J Med 1983; 309: 1166-70 Zoll PM. Resuscitation of the ...
*  Peter Sleight
... heart and with coils aligned on the outside skin of the patient to transfer the electrical charge from the Artificial cardiac ... PACE, SCOUT, RELY, ORIGIN, GISSI-HF, ONTARGET, TRANSCEND and PrOFESS. Recent research[when?] has assessed the prognostic value ... Sleight is accredited for being the first to carry out studies of the effect of Aspirin on cardiac function and stroke ... The patient had previously spent many months connected to a filing cabinet size artificial heart machine known as the "fire ...
*  Peter Allen (physician)
In early 1957, he participated in the operation where the world's first artificial cardiac pacemaker was employed by Lillehei. ... Results of Demand Pacing in Cardiac Arrhythmias - Peter Allen M.D., Eve Rotem M.D. - Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 8:2, Page 146 ... A Cardiac Surgery Anthology by C. Walton Lillehei, Page 187 1957 to 1982 Open Cardiac Surgery in British Columbia" - In the ... In 1987 and 1989 Allen was the visiting cardiac surgeon at the Ibn-al;Bitar Hospital in Baghdad, Iraq. The Hospital was built ...
*  Sinus rhythm
A sinus rhythm is any cardiac rhythm where depolarization of the cardiac muscle begins at the sinus node. It is characterised ... The sinus node should pace the heart - therefore, P waves must be round, all the same shape, and present before every QRS ... Exceptions to this include complete heart block and certain ventricular artificial pacemaker rhythms, where the P waves may be ... Sinus rhythms may be present together with various other cardiac arrhythmias on the same ECG. For an ECG to be described as ...
*  Management of atrial fibrillation
This "ablate and pace" technique has an important place in the treatment of AF< as it is the only reliably effective method for ... During cardiac catheterization, a device (such as the Watchman device) consisting of an expandable nitinol frame is introduced ... and mechanical artificial heart valves, many of whom may also have AF). A high INR may indicate increased bleeding risk, while ... These are avoided by the more radical "ablate and pace" treatment (see below). The mainstay of maintaining sinus rhythm is the ...