CVIA Journal

Cardiovascular Innovations and Applications

Category: Volume 1 Number 2

Athletes and Arrhythmias

Athletes and Arrhythmias Authors: Jansen, Michael J.; Burke, Floyd W. Sudden cardiac death related to athletic competition is a rare but tragic event. The victims are typically young with no previous cardiovascular symptoms or limitations. The majority of sudden cardiac death events in athletes are due to ventricular arrhythmias as a result of underlying molecular and/or […]

Implantable Cardiac Defibrillators: Who Needs Them and Who Does Not?

Implantable Cardiac Defibrillators: Who Needs Them and Who Does Not? Author: Conti, C. Richard Cardiologists who see patients on a general cardiology service are beginning to see an increasing number of patients who have received a primary prevention implantable cardiac defibrillator (ICD) but have never had it fire. There are additionally a number of patients […]

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