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Sudden death life vest

Jordana Kron, Kenneth A Ellenbogen
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February 2013: Circulation. Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology
C Richard Conti
The standard of practice for out-of-hospital defibrillation is the implantable cardioverter-defibrillator. However, much has been written and discussed about the use of automated external defibrillators. Not as much has been written about life vest wearable defibrillators.
December 2010: Clinical Cardiology
Shigetake Sasayama
Clinical and pathophysiological differences between Japanese and Caucasian patients are observed in many aspects of heart disease. Indeed, data derived from studies in one population cannot be automatically extrapolated to the other. The therapeutic goal of heart failure has recently been aimed at improving mortality in Western societies. The long-term use of an inotropic agent in the energy-starved failing heart has been expected to increase myocardial energy use and accelerate the disease process. However, this may not be the case in the Japanese population in whom mortality is relatively low...
2004: Drug Safety: An International Journal of Medical Toxicology and Drug Experience
Daryl R Fourney, Julie E York, Zvi R Cohen, Dima Suki, Laurence D Rhines, Ziya L Gokaslan
OBJECT: The treatment of atlantoaxial spinal metastases is complicated by the region's unique biomechanical and anatomical characteristics. Patients most frequently present with pain secondary to instability; neurological deficits are rare. Recently, some authors have performed anterior approaches (transoral or extraoral) for resection of upper cervical metastases. The authors review their experience with a surgical strategy that emphasizes posterior stabilization of the spine and avoidance of poorly tolerated external orthoses such as the rigid cervical collar or halo vest...
March 2003: Journal of Neurosurgery
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