Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Devices (CRT)

ICD, MADIT-CRT trial, long-term followup, ACC.14

Patients in mild heart failure who receive a cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillator (CRT-D) device may live longer than those implanted with a traditional implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD), according to research...

Boston Scientific Corp. has received CE mark approval of its X4 line of quadripolar cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillator (C...

CRT therapy not good for all HF patients

Researchers announced this week that an attempt to expand cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) to include more patients with heart failure has failed and an international clinical trial ended early to prevent potential harm to patients. ...

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,...

ICD, MADIT-CRT trial, long-term followup, ACC.14
Patients in mild heart failure who receive a cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillator (CRT-D) device may live longer than those implanted with...
Boston Scientific Ingevity Leads MRI Systems Pacemakers CRT EP Lab
Boston Scientific Corp. received CE marking and launched in Europe the Ingevity family of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) compatible pacing ...
Boston scientific autogen x4 crt-d crt ICD heart failure cardiac
Boston Scientific Corp. has received CE mark approval of its X4 line of quadripolar cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillator (CRT-D) systems,...
EP lab crt icd boston scientific europace
An independent study from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, published online this week in EP EuroPace, showed significant...
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Biotronik’s Ilesto family of implantable cardioverter-defibrillator/cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillators (ICD/CRT-D
Biotronik announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted approval for its Ilesto 7 implantable cardioverter-...
  Think Tank Medical's CMS ICD Application for the iPhone and iPad ensures that 100 percent of patients screened meet the evidence-...
St. Jude Medical’s new version of its Merlin.net Patient Care Network (PCN) offers a secure, Internet-based remote care system is for...

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ICD, MADIT-CRT trial, long-term followup, ACC.14
Patients in mild heart failure who receive a cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillator (CRT-D) device may live longer than those implanted with...
Boston scientific autogen x4 crt-d crt ICD heart failure cardiac
Boston Scientific Corp. has received CE mark approval of its X4 line of quadripolar cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillator (CRT-D) systems,...
Researchers announced this week that an attempt to expand cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) to include more patients with heart failure has failed and an...
 Endosense TactiCath
There have been several advances in electrophysiology (EP) technologies this past year, many of which were highlighted during the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS)...

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