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Top 5 Newsmakers at HRS2018

May 22, 2018 9:40:47 AM / by Anna Dziuban posted in HRS

 

Boston was the place to be last week to find out what’s new in field of cardiac pacing and electrophysiology. Heart Rhythm 2018, the Heart Rhythm Society’s (HRS) annual conference, featured more than 200 educational sessions and attracted more than 12,000 clinicians, scientists, researchers and innovators from around the world.

 With so much happening in just four days, information overload is not uncommon. Whether you attended the HRS meeting or not, this recap of the most attention-getting headlines at the conference will help you separate the news from the noise.

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HRS Study: Online, Full Disclosure ECG Monitoring Outperforms Offline Holter and Patches

May 8, 2018 5:06:00 PM / by Marek Dziubinski posted in Market news, Market digest, HRS

Though the precise cause of ischemic stroke cannot be determined in 20 to 40% of cases (cryptogenic stroke), paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (PAF) is often a major contributing factor.  A wide variety of methods are used to detect PAF with monitoring durations that typically range from 1-30 days. If left untreated, PAF can lead to heart-related complications, including blood clots, stroke, and heart failure.

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Cardiac Monitoring for AF: How Long is Long Enough?

Apr 30, 2018 9:10:00 AM / by Marek Dziubinski posted in Market digest, HRS

New Data on the Relationship Between Monitoring Duration and Diagnostic Yield in Patients with Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation Will be Presented at HRS

What is the optimal duration of cardiac monitoring for detection of atrial fibrillation (AF)?  

What monitoring methods will result in higher diagnostic yields?

Will continuous monitoring for extended lengths of time improve detection of paroxysmal AF (PAF), which occurs intermittently and accounts for an estimated 25% - 60% of AF events?

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