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 [...]

2019-07-12T11:24:02-04:00February 21st, 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 [...]

2015-06-08T12:01:18-04:00April 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 Profile 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 [...]

2019-07-12T11:24:11-04:00April 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 Profile 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 [...]

2019-07-12T11:24:11-04:00April 26th, 2014|Case Studies|