Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Devices (CRT)

April 17, 2014 — Medtronic announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved an expanded indication for biventricular (BiV) pacing with Medtronic cardiac resynchronization therapy-pacemakers and -defibrillators (CRT-P and CRT-D). Medt...

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. ...

April 17, 2014 — Medtronic announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved an expanded indication for biventricular (BiV) pacing with Medtronic...
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,...
Medtronic offers an expanded indication for biventricular (BiV) pacing with Medtronic cardiac resynchronization therapy-pacemakers and -
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April 17, 2014 — Medtronic announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved an expanded indication for biventricular (BiV) pacing with Medtronic...
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...

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