Tag Archives: Cardiac electrophysiology

04Jan/22

For the first time in medical history, an autonomous drone helps save the life of a cardiac arrest patient

In the Swedish city of Trollhättan, a 71-year-old man was shoveling snow in his driveway when he suffered an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA). Thanks to the combination of an immediate emergency call, the quick actions of Dr. Mustafa Ali and the swift delivery of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED), lifesaving measures through defibrillation could be initiated before the arrival of the ambulance, and his life was saved. Continue reading

23Oct/17

Broken heart syndrome explained

A new study details the case of a Texan woman who was left hospitalized with broken heart syndrome after the death of her dog. Continue reading