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BIOTRONIK - Archive (story)

2020
15
November
2020
| 17:56 Europe/Amsterdam
 In their short time on the market, bioresorbable vascular scaffolds have generated plenty of discussion within interventional cardiology. According to the authors of “Fading Away or Hope for the Future,” published by the American College of Cardiolo...
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29
October
2020
| 18:07 Europe/Amsterdam
About one in four people globally will have a stroke in their lifetimes. Stroke is the fifth-leading cause of death in the US and accounts for over a million deaths in Europe every year. The most common heart rhythm disorder—atrial fibrillation (AF)—...
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01
October
2020
| 12:49 Europe/Amsterdam
  As we get older, our risk for a variety of cardiovascular conditions increases. It’s a fact that likely doesn’t come as a big surprise to many people—but that doesn’t mean the discussions aging patients need to have with their families and docto...
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29
September
2020
| 08:26 Europe/Amsterdam
Walking about eight kilometres over the course of a week, at an average pace (3 km per hour), cuts the risk of cardiovascular events by almost a third. ...
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24
August
2020
| 13:06 Europe/Amsterdam
Almost 30 years after the US FDA rescinded a ban on women of “childbearing potential” from participating in clinical studies, women remain underrepresented in many key areas for medical trials—including cardiovascular medicine. This is despite guidan...
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17
August
2020
| 13:35 Europe/Amsterdam
Remote monitoring - when managed appropriately - has always had the potential to streamline workflows for cardiac device specialists and their staffs. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic however, has made the transition to more remote-based follow-up parti...
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29
July
2020
| 16:24 Europe/Amsterdam
Long after the COVID-19 public health crisis is solved, whether through medicine, vaccination or other developments, our current pandemic moment may well be depicted in future medical textbooks as the moment we got over our lingering skepticism of di...
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22
July
2020
| 17:54 Europe/Amsterdam
The true toll COVID-19 has taken on public health around the world is difficult to pinpoint at the moment - but it’s much higher than the official death toll from the virus itself. ...
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08
July
2020
| 16:59 Europe/Amsterdam
This year will long be remembered as the year the COVID-19 pandemic overwhelmed healthcare systems around the world. From postponing elective surgeries to reassigning entire hospital units to coronavirus response, hospitals have gone to unprecedented...
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01
July
2020
| 14:00 Europe/Amsterdam
A major challenge in most specialties of medicine involves moving from vague, diffuse symptoms to accurate diagnosis. This can be particularly challenging in cardiology. ...
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2019
18
December
2019
| 14:29 Europe/Amsterdam
  Medtech companies operating in Europe are getting ready for a busy year, with the end of the transition period for the European Union’s Medical Device Regulation (MDR) fast approaching. After the May 2020 deadline, all new medical devices must m...
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18
October
2019
| 14:54 Europe/Amsterdam
  About 30 percent of patients undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) suffer from ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) – the most acute form of coronary artery disease. It’s caused by a complete thrombotic occlusion and ...
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21
August
2019
| 17:44 Europe/Amsterdam
  It started as a fairly typical case: The 79-year-old patient suffered from unexplained dizziness for years. To figure out why, the cardiology team at Sweden’s Kalmar Hospital performed echocardiograms, Holter ECGs and other tests. However, the t...
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