LINKS & RESOURCES:
ARRHYTHMIA & IMPLANTABLE DEFIBRILATORS
Heart Rhythm Society
Provides accurate and understandable information about cardiac arrhythmia disorders. Topics include how the heart works, heart rhythm disorders, symptoms and diagnosis, treatments, risk factors and prevention.
Medical technology company that develops and markets implantable defibrillators. The cardiac rhythm management section
includes basic information on the heart, living with your implanted device and a patient guide - "Understanding Arrhythmias".
Leading medical technology company that develops and markets medical devices for the heart. Includes health information,
patient information and personal accounts of patients with
St. Jude Medical
Develops, manufactures and distributes
medical devices for the global cardiovascular market. Site includes information on heart conditions, procedures, products, and patient stories.
The Cleveland Clinic - "Management of Arrhythmias?"
Site provides health information on condition, diagnosis, treatment, and medical devices.
Scripps Memorial Hospital - "Cardiac Arrhythmia FAQ"
Basic information on what is arrhythmia, the different types, symptoms, tests, and treatment. Also additional pages on "Atrial Fibrillation FAQ" and "Cardiac Arrest".
Canadian Sudden Arrhythmia Death Syndrome Foundation
Addresses heart rhythm disorders including cardiomyopathies such as ARVC and HCM.
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Provides moral support to pacemaker
recipients through an online forum.