Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Devices (CRT)

A new expert consensus statement by the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) recommends remote monitoring (RM) become standard of care for patients with cardiovascular implantable electronic devices (CIEDs). The HRS Expert Consensus Statement on Remote...

September 9, 2014 — Use of a quadripolar left ventricular (LV) lead instead of a bipolar option during cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) can decrease complications at six months, according to preliminary hot line results presented at the 201...

August 28, 2014 — Medtronic Inc. announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of its newest cardiac resynchronization therapy-pacemaker, Viva CRT-P, for indicated patients with heart failure or atrioventricular (AV) block.

August 11, 2014 — Medtronic announced it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the Attain Performa model 4298 quadripolar lead, and the Viva Quad XT and Viva Quad S cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillators (CRT-...

Greatbatch Medical, Myopore Sutureless Myocardial Pacing Lead
A new epicardial pacing lead has been cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Adminitysration (FDA) as an option for the implant of a pacemaker, defibrillator, or...
HRS, remote monitoring, RM, standard of care, CIEDs
A new expert consensus statement by the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) recommends remote monitoring (RM) become standard of care for patients with cardiovascular...
Biotronik, CLS, Itrevia, CRT-D, heart failure
Biotronik announced that a unique physiologic sensor is now available in the latest family of cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillator (CRT-D) devices....
Cardiac Resynchonization Therapy (CRT), Implantable cardioverster defibrillators
Medtronic announced new results from the PainFree SST and Shock-Less clinical studies published in the journal HeartRhythm.
Greatbatch Medical, Myopore Sutureless Myocardial Pacing Lead
The Myopore Sutureless Myocardial Pacing Lead from Greatbatch Medical is a surgically implanted, insulated and sutureless wire with a screw
Medtronic plc announced the Arctic Front Advance ST Cryoablation Catheter has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for...
Geneva Healthcare Suite 2.0 is the second version of Geneva Healthcare's technology platform for managing data from cardiac devices. The...
Abbott and GE Healthcare announced an agreement that will bring real-time, patient-specific data about the heart's electrical activity to...

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HRS, remote monitoring, RM, standard of care, CIEDs
A new expert consensus statement by the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) recommends remote monitoring (RM) become standard of care for patients with cardiovascular...
September 9, 2014 — Use of a quadripolar left ventricular (LV) lead instead of a bipolar option during cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) can decrease...
May 14, 2014 — Data presented during Heart Rhythm 2014 found the use of quadripolar leads reduced the number of hospitalizations by 53 percent when...
Medtronic announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved an expanded indication for biventricular (BiV) pacing with Medtronic cardiac...

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