9 Steps to ECG Interpretation

January 24th, 2016|0 Comments

Reading an electrocardiogram (ECG) correctly can more precisely pinpoint any cardiovascular anomalies a patient may experience. Medicomp, leaders in ECG patch technology, offers the following guidelines to interpret an ECG since every patient relates symptoms differently, and cardiac rhythms will vary from one individual to the next.

  1. Is the rhythm regular? Check the QRS segment […]

Medicomp to Attend AF Symposium in Orlando January 14-16

January 11th, 2016|0 Comments

Medicomp, which develops, manufactures, and distributes cardiac monitoring devices and provides 24-hour-a-day cardiac services, has recently announced it will have representatives on hand at the 2016 AF Symposium to be held at the Hyatt Regency Orlando Convention Center in Florida. The three-day symposium, which showcases the latest advances in the care of patients suffering from […]

Introducing TelePatch™ by Medicomp

January 10th, 2016|0 Comments

Monitoring the health and integrity of your heart is about to become much easier with the advent of Medicomp’s newest, most versatile ECG patch, TelePatch. By combining several technologies in one compact, wearable patch, TelePatch works as a Holter monitor, a wireless event monitor, and a mobile cardiac telemetry unit. Many ECG patches offer […]

The Future of Global ECG Equipment Expected to Hit 6.3 Billion by 2022

January 3rd, 2016|0 Comments

Recent pushes for preventive health care along with escalating cardiovascular disorder diagnoses are creating a surge in electrocardiogram (ECG) equipment sales. Grand View Research, Inc., estimates ECG equipment sales will reach $6.3 billion by the year 2022. Medicomp, leaders in cardiac event recorders, are helping to shape that future with their state-of-the-art cardiovascular and […]

The Cost Effectiveness of Mobile Cardiac Telemetry

December 27th, 2015|0 Comments

Is mobile cardiac telemetry worth it? According to an observational study where more than 200,000 patients suffering from cardiovascular disease were followed for almost five years, the addition of mobile cardiac telemetry (MCT) proved extremely beneficial.

The study, reported in the peer-reviewed journal Medical Devices: Evidence and Research, gathered data on 163,000 patients who wore […]

AF Detection & Treatment Improved After Ambulatory Cardiac Monitoring in Stroke Patients

November 18th, 2015|0 Comments

More than 500,000 Americans a year suffer from ischemic strokes that alter blood flow to the brain. Of this number, a quarter of these dangerous strokes often have an unknown cause. Patients who suffer cryptogenic ischemic strokes, or strokes causing a cerebral embolism or cerebral thrombosis lacking a defined etiology, are often monitored for occult […]

ICD Therapy Proved Effective in Treating Brugada Syndrome

October 28th, 2015|0 Comments

Recent studies on instances of Brugada syndrome arrhythmias treated with Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) therapy have determined that the ICDs are effective in quelling potentially fatal arrhythmias in patients. Brugada syndrome is a genetic disorder causing arrhythmias in otherwise normal patients and is the major cause of sudden unexplained death syndrome in adults. Brugada syndrome […]

Advanced Ultrasound Now Available to Cardiologists

October 21st, 2015|0 Comments

Determining the damage to heart tissue is often frustrating when an ultrasound shows only a grainy, hard-to-discern image. GE Healthcare has been working on new software technology to complement its most sophisticated cardiovascular ultrasound systems. This software, cSound, delivers much more precise images, and cardiologists and technicians are showering it with praise. Cardiologist Bijoy Khandheria […]

Australian Cardiologist Uses 3D Printing to Help with Surgery

September 24th, 2015|0 Comments

As technology has grown and mobile cardiac monitors are being used more often, doctors have come to realize that there are some areas of medicine that have only begun to reach their true potential. In the case of 3D printing, doctors have been able to make unique producible solutions for many problems. Yet, as […]

New Bandage to Help with Post-Device Implantation

September 3rd, 2015|0 Comments

Prevention of the formation of hematomas has been difficult for electrophysiologists and other professionals after the implantation of ambulatory cardiac monitors, especially those patients that use antiplatelet agents with cardiovascular diseases. In order to avoid the formation of a hematoma, great care must be taken after surgery to make sure the wound properly heals. […]

The Importance of MCT

August 27th, 2015|0 Comments

The continuous attention of ambulatory cardiac monitoring in near real-time is MCT (mobile cardiac telemetry). Through MCT, an ambulatory cardiac monitoring service can observe patients at their homes and while they’re out doing daily functions, even sleeping. The mobile cardiac monitored information is relayed to a site location where a patient’s ECG (electrocardiogram) can […]

Mistakes to Avoid When Choosing Your Cardiac Monitoring Provider

August 1st, 2015|0 Comments

Ambulatory cardiac monitoring is becoming a service that more physicians are offering as a part of a standard of care. With advances in mobile cardiac telemetry (MCT), it has become easier to provide cardiac monitoring services, and these advances are making the services more effective for patients who have experienced cardiac related issues. […]

Mistakes to Avoid When Choosing Your Cardiac Monitoring Provider

August 1st, 2015|0 Comments

Ambulatory cardiac monitoring is becoming a service that more physicians are offering as a part of a standard of care. With advances in mobile cardiac telemetry (MCT), it has become easier to provide cardiac monitoring services, and these advances are making the services more effective for patients who have experienced cardiac related issues. […]

Medicomp’s Role in Clinical Trials for the Advancement of Heart Monitoring

July 3rd, 2015|0 Comments

For years, Medicomp has been on the cutting edge of technology when it comes to mobile cardiac monitors. From Holter monitors to smart phone connected telemetry, our dedication to improving physician to patient care drives our continued efforts to create the next innovation in heart monitoring.

As lead innovators in the heart monitoring industry, Medicomp […]

Heart Healthy Diet While Eating Out

June 28th, 2015|0 Comments

Going out to eat can be a good way to relax and spend time with friends and family while taking a break from cooking your own food. Despite the seemingly endless assortment of delicious dishes, it is important that we do not forget about choosing a dish that will treat our hearts as well as […]

Understanding Heart Failure

June 15th, 2015|0 Comments

When the heart functions properly, it pumps a healthy supply of blood throughout our bodies. Blood coming from the organs enters the first chambers before being sent to the lungs to get oxygen. The blood then comes back into the final chambers of the heart before being sent through the body again.

Heart failure occurs when […]

Medicomp Announces the Launch of Their New Website

June 10th, 2015|0 Comments

Medicomp, which develops, manufactures, and provides cardiac services with the most reliable and sophisticated ambulatory heart-monitoring systems in the world, has recently announced the introduction of their new website. The company has designed the site to help cardiac patients, doctors, nurses and other clinicians have the information they need with just the click of a […]

Weight Loss Reduces AF Burden

June 10th, 2015|0 Comments

Heart disease is the number one killer of men and women in America, and obesity is one of the major factors contributing to this statistic. About 2 out of 3 Americans are considered overweight or obese. A common heart related problem that appears in obese people is atrial fibrillation, an abnormal fluttering in the heart’s […]

The Difference in Heart Monitoring Devices…in Layman’s Terms

June 2nd, 2015|0 Comments

Cardiac monitoring technology has come a long way over the past few decades. Patients used to stay in the hospital overnight, hooked up to a bulky machine to record the heart’s activities. Now, heart monitors come in pocket sizes and let patients go about their daily activities.

Each ambulatory cardiac monitoring device has features that […]

What to Expect While Using a Holter or Event Monitor

April 21st, 2015|0 Comments

If you have ever felt a jump or sudden stall in the rhythm of your heart, you may have experienced what is known as an arrhythmia. Millions of Americans experience these little hiccups every year with no harmful side effects. However, if you feel the symptoms of an arrhythmia often and for long periods of […]

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