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Holter Monitor or Ambulatory Electrocardiography Device

A Holter monitor is a portable device capable of recording electrical activity related to the heart (as in the case of an ECG), and the brain (Electroencephalography) for a duration ranging from 24 hours to an extended period of 11 days (as seen in modern versions). The continuous monitoring of heart activity enables the concerned...

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Intra Aortic Balloon Pump (IABP)

Heart is the muscular pump that supplies blood to each and every corner of the body and thus it provides oxygen to every tissue. When there is a block in the coronary arteries, which provides oxygenated blood to the heart, the heart dose not get sufficient amount of oxygen, and hence it works too hard...

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Internal Cardiac Defibrillator

Internal cardiac defibrillator (ICD) is a device that is inserted within the body. It is designed in a way to recognize certain types of abnormal heart rhythms also called as Arrhythmias and thus correct them. Defibrillators continuously monitor the heart rhythm in order to detect Arrhythmias such as Ventricular tachycardia that is the rapid regular...

Evalve Mitraclip
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Evalve Mitraclip

The MitraClip is a device used to repair the faulty mitral valve so as to prevent or reduce mitral regurgitation.The clip was made and patented by Evalve Inc. a globally accredited company.But Abbot aquired this company recntly so now MitraClip is the trademark of Abbot group of companies.Now let us examine what is mitral regurgitation....