Genetics Not As Influential in Heart Disease as Previously Thought

Along with stress, sleep patterns, obesity, and a healthy lifestyle, genetics play an integral part in the diagnosis and care of heart disease. Or do they? How important are family history and genetic predisposition to cardiovascular disease? You may be surprised to find a number of influential studies have tested genetics and its correlation to […]

By |February 21st, 2017|Case Studies, Holter Monitors|

Increase in Stroke Rates in Younger People a Cause for Concern

A new study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association reports that while stroke rates are lowering for those above 55, rates are quickly increasing for those aged 35 to 39. This is a major cause for concern and indicates that increased cardiac education may be needed for younger generations. Medicomp, experts in […]

By |January 24th, 2017|Case Studies, Holter Monitors|

Space Programs

When the International Space Station’s Cardiolab needed monitoring equipment they looked no further than Medicomp. Use of Medicomp’s Holter Monitors and Epicardia system had been such a successful part of the Mir Space Station’s physiolab, the team of French scientists at CNES asked Medicomp to be a part of the their Cardiolab aboard the International […]

By |April 29th, 2014|Case Studies|

Identifying and Documenting Cardiac Events “Justification for a Pacemaker”

Reducing the Time to Diagnosis & Treatment
Hospital/Institution: Cardiovascular Consultants of Vincennes
Location: Vincennes, IN
CardioPAL™ SAVI Case Study

80 year old female with a past medical history of coronary artery disease, posterolateral wall MI, persistent atrial fibrillation, hypothyroidism, hyperlipidemia, and a four year history of unexplained syncopal episodes. In 2003, she presented to her physician having reported two […]

By |April 26th, 2014|Case Studies|

Enhancing the Cardiac Diagnostic Yield through Rate, Rhythm, QRS Morphology, & P-Wave Analysis

Matching Technology to the Patient’s Needs
Author: Tina Flowers
Position: Nursing/Office Manager
Hospital/Institution: Edward W. Leahey, M.D., P.A., F.A.C.C
CardioPAL™ SAVI Case Study

Female patient, 29 years of age, 28 weeks pregnant presented with complaints of an irregular heart beat described as, “racing on and off” throughout the past few months. “It usually happens everyday and lasts for just a […]

By |April 26th, 2014|Case Studies|