Ablation Systems

April 10, 2014 — The 2014 Guideline for the Management of Patients With Atrial Fibrillation includes recommendations for an increased use of radio frequency (RF) ablation in the treatment of non-valvular atrial fibrillation, the addition of three...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Biosense Webster Inc.’s Thermocool Smarttouch Catheter. The therapeutic catheter enables direct and real-time measurement of contact force during catheter ...

August 20, 2013 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced the acquisition of Endosense SA, a Switzerland-based company that has pioneered contact-force measurement in catheter ablation. The acquisition adds to the company’s electrophysiology portfolio and...

EP advances, nanostim, electrophysiology advances, trends

There have been several advances in electrophysiology (EP) technologies this past year, many of which were highlighted during the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) 2013 scientific sessions earlier this year. These advances included a leadless pacemaker,...

April 10, 2014 — The 2014 Guideline for the Management of Patients With Atrial Fibrillation includes recommendations for an increased use of radio frequency (...
Biosense Webster Thermocool Smarttouch Catheter Atrial Fibrillation Ablation EP
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Biosense Webster Inc.’s Thermocool Smarttouch Catheter. The therapeutic catheter enables direct and real-...
Ablation Systems Balloon Atrial Fibrillation Therapies EP Lab Apama Shifamed
Apama Medical is a privately held medical device company formed by Shifamed's medical incubator. It received Chinese notice of allowance for claims covering...
DECAFF MRI Atrial Fibrillation Therapies Ablation Systems EP Lab Clinical Study
A University of Utah-led study for treatment of patients with atrial fibrillation (A-fib) provides strong clinical evidence for the use of 3-D ...
Biosense Webster Thermocool Smarttouch Catheter Atrial Fibrillation Ablation EP
Biosense Webster Inc.’s Thermocool Smarttouch Catheter enables direct and real-time measurement of contact force during catheter ablation
Irvine Biomedical Inc.’s Therapy Cool Flex Ablation Catheter is a steerable, deflectable, irrigated catheter used to treat atrial flutter...
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Boston Scientific’s IntellaTip MiFi XP catheter and granted 510(k) clearance for the...
The VisiTrax cardiac ablation device, EPi-Sense, now has embedded sensing capability. This next generation of technology includes sensors...

Articles

April 10, 2014 — The 2014 Guideline for the Management of Patients With Atrial Fibrillation includes recommendations for an increased use of radio frequency (...
Biosense Webster Thermocool Smarttouch Catheter Atrial Fibrillation Ablation EP
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Biosense Webster Inc.’s Thermocool Smarttouch Catheter. The therapeutic catheter enables direct and real-...
New electrophysiology (EP) ablation mapping/navigation systems recently entered the U.S. market, each offering technology the vendors say will speed procedure...
Nationwide data show that although only about 12 percent of X-ray exams are for interventional cardiology or electrophysiology (EP) procedures, nearly 50...

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By Dave Fornell The biggest news item from the American College of Cardiology (ACC) 63rd Annual...
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The webinar "PET/CT: A New Frontier" discusses potential benefits of digital relative to analog PET/CT. The session will discuss how digital PET can improve image quality, lesion detection and...
CVIS, cardiovascular information system
This webinar reviews multi-ology, multi-site, vendor neutral solutions that transform rigid departmental information silos into fluid, consolidated, information sharing systems. It discusses how to...
Centricity Cardio Enterprise, Cardiac PACS, Cardio PACS, CVIS
February is American Heart Month, the perfect time to evaluate the health of your cardiology IT system. 
Join us Feb. 25, 2-3 p.m. Eastern for a live demonstration on Centricity Cardio Enterprise...