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Learn how the LifeVest Network Patient Data Management System captured arrhythmic events that enabled physicians to modify the treatment path for their patients. 

Atrial Fibrillation

Newly diagnosed heart failure patient with an EF 20%. Atrial fibrillation events recorded by the LifeVest and reviewed on the LifeVest Network altered the course of treatment for the patient.

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Bradycardia

NSTEMI patient with an EF of 30%. Bradycardia events recorded by the LifeVest and reviewed on the LifeVest Network revealed significant underlying cardiovascular disease.

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Sinus Tachycardia

STEMI patient post-PCI with an EF of 29%. Sinus tachycardia events recorded by the LifeVest and reviewed on the LifeVest Network altered the course of treatment for the patient.

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Sustained VT

Dilated cardiomyopathy patient with an EF of ≤ 35%. A ventricular tachycardia event recorded by the LifeVest and reviewed on the LifeVest Network altered the course of treatment for the patient.

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Syncope

STEMI patient with an EF of 30%. Data recorded by the LifeVest and reviewed on the LifeVest Network revealed recurring bradycardia events that required pacemaker implantation.

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Trends

Non-ischemic cardiomyopathy patient with an EF of 20%. Data collected from the LifeVest and reviewed on the LifeVest Network altered the course of treatment for the patient.

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Proven protection from Sudden Cardiac Death1,2 + so much more™
1 in 14 patients diagnosed with an arrhythmia requiring intervention while wearing the LifeVest.3
With the LifeVest Network, you can capture arrhythmic events including: Sustained VT, Non-Sustained VT, Atrial Arrhythmias/SVT,* Severe Bradycardia/Asystole.

1 Chung MK, Szymkiewicz SJ, Shao M, et al. Aggregate national experience with the wearable cardioverter-defibrillator: Event rates, compliance, and survival. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2010;56(3):194–203.
2 Epstein AE, Abraham WT, Bianco NR, et al. Wearable cardioverter-defibrillator use in patients perceived to be at high risk early post myocardial infarction.
3 Kutyifa V. Goldenberg I, Zareba W, et al. Results from the prospective registry of patients using the wearable defibrillator (WEARIT-II registry). Presented as late breaking clinical trial at the 2014 European Society of Cardiology Congress, Sept 3, 2014.
*When the rhythm meets heart rate and morphology criteria, or through a patient initiated recording.