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A device for terminating ventricular tachycardia unresponsive to any other therapy was implanted in two patients—the first in the world to carry such devices—in Indianapolis in late August. A third patient received the device on October 10.
The cardioverter, which is fully automatic, weighs but...
More than 170 persons who might have been victims of sudden cardiac death are carrying the automatic implantable defibrillator designed by Mieczyslaw (Michel) Mirowski, MD, director of the coronary care unit, Sinai Hospital, Baltimore, and associate professor of medicine at Johns Hopkins...
Delivering a 200- to 300-J shock inside the heart to knock out an abnormal intraventricular electrical conducting pathway has proved to be a "dramatically successful" alternative to intracardiac surgery in patients with refractory, recurrent, life-threatening ventricular tachycardia. Still, it...
For many Americans needing blood transfusions or blood products, the specter of acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) is casting a sinister shadow over a life-sustaining procedure. For example, 18 cases of AIDS have been reported in hemophiliacs, with 12 deaths, since March 1982, according...
Jennifer, a 3-year-old from Memphis, had laryngeal papilloma of such severity that she required laser surgery every two or three weeks.
Tracey, 5 years old, was being treated for asthma in Kansas City and nearly died of asphyxia before laryngeal papilloma was diagnosed. A tracheotomy had to be...
Phil Gunby, senior associate editor of JAMA MEDICAL NEWS, is one of six winners of the 1983 Howard W. Blakeslee Awards for science journalism given by the American Heart Association (AHA).
The awards were established by the AHA in 1952 to honor a former Associated Press science editor and...
Mrs Montgomery lived in a 15-room mansion surrounded by 5 acres of garden. Her husband had been a successful real estate developer but had died of a heart attack, leaving her a large estate. They had no children. She had not only been a thoughtful wife but she was also beautiful and talented....
How long has it been since a doctor has asked anyone to "stick out your tongue and say 'ah!' "?
Three quarters of a century ago when I was a small child, this diagnostic procedure seemed to be all that was necessary to solve problems of my interior. The family doctor would look thoughtful, hem...
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