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Heart Rhythm Society Expert Consensus Statement on Electrophysiology Laboratory Standards: Process, Protocols, Equipment, Personnel, and Safety

David E. Haines, Salwa Beheiry, Joseph G. Akar, Janice L. Baker, Doug Beinborn, John F. Beshai, Neil Brysiewicz, Christine Chiu-Man, Kathryn K. Collins, Matthew Dare, Kenneth Fetterly, John D. Fisher (+8 others)
2014 Heart Rhythm  
ABBREVIATIONS CIED = cardiovascular implantable electronic device; CT = computed tomography; EP = electrophysiology; FDA = U.S.  ...  Food and Drug Administration; ICD=implantable cardioverterdefibrillator; MRI = magnetic resonance imaging; QA = quality assurance; QI = quality improvement; RF = radiofrequency; VT = ventricular tachycardia  ...  Secondgeneration EP laboratories developed in the 1980s with the introduction of catheter ablation and cardiac implantable electronic devices (CIEDs) to the electrophysiologist's armamentarium.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.hrthm.2014.03.042 pmid:24814989 pmcid:PMC7106221 fatcat:djju2twylrb5tepfi2fc5hkrje

Interventional cardiovascular magnetic resonance: still tantalizing

Kanishka Ratnayaka, Anthony Z Faranesh, Michael A Guttman, Ozgur Kocaturk, Christina E Saikus, Robert J Lederman
2008 Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance  
The often touted advantages of MR guidance remain largely unrealized for cardiovascular interventional procedures in patients. Many procedures have been simulated in animal models.  ...  We caution that this reflects our personal view of the "state of the art."  ...  Acknowledgements Supported by the Division of Intramural Research, National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, USA.  ... 
doi:10.1186/1532-429x-10-62 pmid:19114017 pmcid:PMC2637847 fatcat:4e5d72kw65blpawwyrh7645wiq

Abstracts of the 2013 AAPM Spring Clinical Meeting

2013 Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics  
Purpose In order to provide guidelines to determine the appropriateness for HDR Brachytherapy with strut-adjusted volume implant (SAVI) applicator, the different magnitudes of distortion, rotation and  ...  For 16 NSCLC patients, dose-volume parameters from treatment plans calculated by AXB and AAA were compared using identical jaw settings, leaf positions, and monitor units (MUs).  ...  PO-BPC-Exhibit Purpose To evaluate radiofrequency (RF) shield (Accusorb, Axonics, Inc. USA) for prospective use during 1.5T and 3.0T MRI examinations of patients with implanted metallic devices.  ... 
doi:10.1120/jacmp.v14i3.4458 fatcat:fcj2eish4jgxtftmxobtkw5jgu

A New Methodology for Information Security Risk Assessment for Medical Devices and Its Evaluation [article]

Tom Mahler, Yuval Elovici, Yuval Shahar
2020 arXiv   pre-print
Currently, there is a lack of a methodology dedicated to information security risk assessment for medical devices.  ...  As technology advances towards more connected and digital environments, medical devices are becoming increasingly connected to hospital networks and to the Internet, which exposes them, and thus the patients  ...  Acknowledgments We want to thank Erez Shalom, PhD, for helping us in this research.  ... 
arXiv:2002.06938v1 fatcat:rxrsjlm5cffvtf6spu6i4hzzlu

48th Annual Meeting of the Association for European Paediatric and Congenital Cardiology, with joint sessions with the Japanese Society of Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery and Asia-Pacific Pediatric Cardiac Society

2014 Cardiology in the Young  
Objective: To evaluate feasibility of cardiac MRI to describe coronary anatomy, myocardial perfusion and fibrosis after arterial switch for TGA. Methods: 90 patients (mean age 13.5 y) were included.  ...  in all cases at the first exam of patients, even if cardiac involvement signs are missing, in order to prevent the evolution to cardiac tamponade or other cardiac emergency.  ...  Mt.Fuji Shizuoka Children's Hospital, Shizuoka, Japan Objective: To review our experience in pediatric patients who supported by extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) after cardiac surgery.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s1047951114000559 fatcat:xge3ut6fanbffl7le4heu6c3i4

SPR 2020

2020 Pediatric Radiology  
Namely, noise of scanning sequences, specific absorption rate, heating of the fetus, and utility of MRI to detect Zika virus induced malformations in relation to practices of safety in the recent Zika  ...  Using standard search functions, we reviewed 2 years of data (October 1, 2017 -September 30, 2019) from the electronic health record to evaluate the distributions of report grading for pediatric patients  ...  Patients with abdominal radiographs performed within 2 days of cardiac catheterization were evaluated by a pediatric radiologist for the presence of SSTE.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00247-020-04679-0 pmid:32435980 fatcat:y6da6d4blvaxlkus6w6zahpwlu

MRI evaluation and safety in the developing brain

Shannon Tocchio, Beth Kline-Fath, Emanuel Kanal, Vincent J. Schmithorst, Ashok Panigrahy
2015 Seminars in Perinatology  
weighted imaging (SWI), as well as the use of higher magnetic field strengths has made MRI an invaluable tool for detailed evaluation of the developing brain.  ...  Variable application of the B 1 RF pulse will excite protons in the desired image slice, and provide a variable amount of signal for image generation.  ...  Ravi Srinivasan for contributing information and images relating to neonatal coils and incubators  ... 
doi:10.1053/j.semperi.2015.01.002 pmid:25743582 pmcid:PMC4380813 fatcat:nj6zbzqmvbc2pgr4qjtorg5anm

The Pediatric Adult Interventional Cardiac Symposium (PICS/AICS): 19th Annual 2015 Meeting

Ziyad M. Hijazi
2015 Journal of Structural Heart Disease  
patients with MS) and group 2 (20 patients with MS and AF) compared to group 3 (10 controls).  ...  Platelet activation occurs in peripheral blood of patients with rheumatic mitral stenosis (MS) and atrial fibrillation (AF) and could be related to abnormal thrombogenesis.  ...  However a PBBS designed specifically for growing arteries in pediatric patients has yet to be evaluated.  ... 
doi:10.12945/j.jshd.2015.0004-15 fatcat:cnewduju2zgwxnajzzzidrljfy

Cardiac arrhythmias

2001 Journal of the American College of Cardiology  
Results: In FGF treated pigs, there was a decrease in the inducibllrty of monomorphic VT (315 positive for Inducible VT, 60%) compared with untreated animals (8/8 positive for inducible m, 100%).  ...  Temporal trends were exammed for all studies from day 45 after Ml to allow for different recruitment periods between trials.  ...  Methods: Retrospective analysis of frequency and appropriateness of ICD discharges in patients who had their device implanted for criteria used for enrollment in MADIT or MUSTT studies.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0735-1097(01)80002-4 fatcat:6mnunxaymffu7p6fsryivaajq4

International Academy of Cardiology 18th World Congress on Heart Disease Annual Scientific Sessions 2013. Vancouver, B.C., Canada, July 26-29, 2013

2013 Cardiology  
Acceptance for presentation was based on the average score of all reviewers.  ...  A large number of excellent contributions were received and we thank both contributors and reviewers for their support, interest and effort. Abstract No.  ...  Kutalek Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA Objective: To evaluate the unique microbiological features of pocket vs. non-pocket cardiovascular implantable electronic devices (CIEDs  ... 
doi:10.1159/000354059 pmid:23887240 fatcat:4lu7jkkfcjbjla6g5rx3p242r4

2019 HRS / EHRA / APHRS / LAHRS expert consensus statement on catheter ablation of ventricular arrhythmias

Edmond M. Cronin, Frank M. Bogun, Philippe Maury, Petr Peichl, Minglong Chen, Narayanan Namboodiri, Luis Aguinaga, Luiz Roberto Leite, Sana M. Al‐Khatib, Elad Anter, Antonio Berruezo, David J. Callans (+26 others)
2019 Journal of Arrhythmia  
The purpose of this document is to help electrophysiologists around the world to appropriately select patients for catheter ablation, to perform procedures in a safe and efficacious manner, and to provide  ...  follow-up and adjunctive care in order to obtain the best possible outcomes for patients with ventricular arrhythmias.  ...  Available cardiac rhythm data include interrogation of cardiovascular implantable electronic devices (CIEDs) to assess arrhythmia burden, morphologies, and duration as well as treatment.  ... 
doi:10.1002/joa3.12185 pmid:31293696 pmcid:PMC6595359 fatcat:22ac2uxcxbb23o7s67jci7fbsm

International Academy of Cardiology Annual Scientific Sessions 2016 21st World Congress on Heart Disease, Boston, Mass., USA, July 30-August 1, 2016: Abstracts

2016 Cardiology  
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doi:10.1159/000447505 pmid:27467403 fatcat:yckbnn6jrjgohnmnm73uekwu4e

Characterisation of the long-term effects of anthracycline-associated myocardial toxicity using cardiac MRI; a pilot study

Marina L Hughes, Frederique Bailliard, Andrew Taylor, Gill Levitt
2009 Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance  
Myocardial siderosis is the main cause of morbidity and mortality in thalassaemia major. In the United Kingdom approximately 50% of patients die before reaching 35 years.  ...  The cardiomyopathy is reversible if chelation is commenced early but diagnosis is often delayed due to the late onset of symptoms.  ...  Further studies with patients are required to assess sensitivity and specificity.  ... 
doi:10.1186/1532-429x-11-s1-p95 fatcat:wcv5tzckuncspkbd6vk33gdowy

Myocardial salvage by contrast-enhanced cine MR imaging: validation study against conventional T2 edema imaging and angiographic estimates of myocardium at risk during acute myocardial infarction

Ricardo Loureiro, Hiram G Bezerra, Joalbo M Andrade, Chun-Ho Yun, Ammar Sarwar, Michael Bolen, Ricardo C Cury
2009 Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance  
Myocardial siderosis is the main cause of morbidity and mortality in thalassaemia major. In the United Kingdom approximately 50% of patients die before reaching 35 years.  ...  The cardiomyopathy is reversible if chelation is commenced early but diagnosis is often delayed due to the late onset of symptoms.  ...  Further studies with patients are required to assess sensitivity and specificity.  ... 
doi:10.1186/1532-429x-11-s1-p196 fatcat:rpzzgn7zu5fjzbexpzndcgaogu

Normal values for wall thickening by magnetic resonance imaging

Joey Ubachs, Einar Heiberg, Katarina Steding, Håkan Arheden
2009 Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance  
Myocardial siderosis is the main cause of morbidity and mortality in thalassaemia major. In the United Kingdom approximately 50% of patients die before reaching 35 years.  ...  The cardiomyopathy is reversible if chelation is commenced early but diagnosis is often delayed due to the late onset of symptoms.  ...  Further studies with patients are required to assess sensitivity and specificity.  ... 
doi:10.1186/1532-429x-11-s1-p61 fatcat:4aohyouxorfktaabrn2zv736am
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