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About Remote Monitoring for Cardiac Pacemakers and Implantable Cardioverters Defibrillators Patients

17 November, 2011 | Cardiac Ultrasound, ICD, Pacemakers

In the innovative age of communication technology, new options are available for following-up patients implanted with cardiac pacemakers and implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICD)s. Many companies offer devices with wireless capabilities that communicate automatically with home receivers, which then relay data to the physician, allowing remote patient follow-up and monitoring.

How Echocardiography is Used

25 July, 2011 | Cardiac Ultrasound

Echocardiography, also known as cardiac ultrasound, is an ultrasound- based diagnostic imaging technique used for visualizing of subcutaneous body structures, including: tendons, muscles, joints, vessel and internal organs, for possible pathology or lesions. In physics, “ultrasound” applies to all sound waves with a frequency above the audible range of human hearing, about 20,000 Hz. The [...]