Ablation Systems

July 31, 2014 — Radiation therapy may offer a promising new noninvasive alternative treatment for the millions of Americans whose high blood pressure doesn’t respond to medication, suggests preliminary research presented at the 56th annual me...

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...

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,...

Rotor mapping FIRM Technique

New research presented at Heart Rhythm 2013 continues to show promising results for focal impulse and rotor modulation (FIRM) mapping to effectively target atrial fibrillation (AF) sources and improves ablation therapy outcomes. The novel diagnost...

Ablation Catheters, Atrial Fibrillation, EP Lab, FlexAbility Ablation Catheter
St. Jude Medical Inc. announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of the FlexAbility Ablation Catheter, a new ablation technology used by...
St. Jude, STAR-VT, ventricular tachycardia, ablation catheter, FlexAbility
St. Jude Medical Inc. announced the first patient enrollment in the STAR-VT (Substrate Targeted Ablation using the FlexAbility Ablation Catheter...
CardioFocus, HeartLight Endoscopic Ablation System, Japan Lifeline, distribution
CardioFocus Inc., developer of the HeartLight Endoscopic Ablation System for the treatment of atrial fibrillation (AF), announced that it has executed an...
Ablation Systems, Atrial Fibrillation, EP Lab, Clinical Trial/Study
Medtronic, Inc. announced the initiation of a randomized clinical trial in Europe to assess the benefits of ablation using the Medtronic Artic Front Advance...
Ablation Catheters, Atrial Fibrillation, EP Lab, FlexAbility Ablation Catheter
Medtronic’s Melody Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve (TPV) and its Ensemble Transcatheter Valve Delivery System are indicated for patients born...

Articles

Topera, Abbott, FIRMap, rotors, rotor mapping
Abbott has entered into an agreement to purchase Topera Inc., a private, venture-backed medical device company focused on developing electrophysiology...
Imricor Medical Systems, Inc. announced the first three cardiac ablation procedures were completed in the first clinical study that is evaluating the...
July 31, 2014 — Radiation therapy may offer a promising new noninvasive alternative treatment for the millions of Americans whose high blood pressure doesn’t...
April 10, 2014 — The 2014 Guideline for the Management of Patients With Atrial Fibrillation includes recommendations for an increased use of radio frequency (...

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The silence is deafening. And since radiology associations, physician groups and vendors have yet...
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This webinar discusses why contemporary adult cardiac interventions require significant ionizing radiation with potential health risks to both the patient and...
This webinar explained the benefits of better access, productivity and revenue cycle efficiency in a modern cardiovascular information system (CVIS...