EP Lab

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for cardiac electrophysiology (EP) systems, techniques and devices. This includes implantable EP devices, pacemakers, ICD, CRT, ablation technologies, left atrial appendage occlusion (LAA), atrial fibrilation (AF) and Holter monitors.

HHS and NASA Team Up to Explore Health on Earth and in Outer Space

Image courtesy of NASA

News | EP Lab | December 14, 2018

December 14, 2018 — The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently entered into an interagency agreement...

Technology Improvements Driving Electrophysiology Market Growth

Navik 3D Cardiac Mapping System image courtesy of APN Health.

News | EP Lab | December 10, 2018

December 10, 2018 — Electrophysiology,...

Vagal Maneuvers With Supraventricular Tachycardia

Image courtesy of ACLS Certification Institute

Feature | EP Lab | December 05, 2018

December 5, 2018 — Supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) is a common...

First Patient Treated in STELLAR Atrial Fibrillation IDE Study
News | Ablation Systems | November 30, 2018

November 30, 2018 — Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies announced that Biosense Webster Inc. has...

Videos | AHA | November 19, 2018

DAIC Editor Dave Fornell takes a tour of some of the most innovative new cardiovascular technologies on display on...

AI Algorithm Outperforms Most Cardiologists in Heart Murmur Detection
News | Artificial Intelligence | November 11, 2018

November 12, 2018 — At the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Scientific Sessions 2018, Nov. 10-12 in Chicago, Eko...

Societies Publish New Guidance for Treatment of Slow, Irregular Heartbeats
News | EP Lab | November 09, 2018

November 9, 2018 — The American College of Cardiology (ACC), the American Heart Association (AHA) and the Heart...

Russel Pate, Ph.D., Univerity Of South Carolina, chair of the National Physical Activity Plan Alliance. #AHA18

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released the second edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans at the American Heart Association’s (AHA) 2018 Scientific Sessions this week. Chicago. It provides evidence-based recommendations for youth ages three through 17 and adults to safely get the physical activity and was a major topic of discussion. Pictured here is Russel Pate, Ph.D., Univerity Of South Carolina, chair of the National Physical Activity Plan Alliance, presenting on the main stage at AHA, with details relat d to the new guidelines.

Feature | AHA | November 20, 2018

November 7, 2018 — Here is a list of some of the key clinical trial presentations at the 2018...

First Carto Vizigo Bi-Directional Guiding Sheath Employed on West Coast
News | EP Mapping and Imaging Systems | October 29, 2018

October 29, 2018 — Good Samaritan Hospital recently became the first hospital on the West Coast to utilize the Carto...

Medtronic is issuing a software update to address a safety risk caused by cybersecurity vulnerabilities associated with the internet connection between the Carelink 2090 and Carelink Encore 29901 programmers used to download software from the Medtronic software distribution network (SDN) . This update is a voluntary recall correction by the manufacturer to address the safety risk caused by the cybersecurity vulnerability.

Medtronic is issuing a software update to address a safety risk caused by cybersecurity vulnerabilities associated with the internet connection between the Carelink 2090 and Carelink Encore 29901 implantable EP device programmers.

Feature | Cybersecurity | October 17, 2018

October 17, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has reviewed information about potential...

Most professional athletes participate in cardiovascular screening to identify often-asymptomatic heart disorders, but the debate continues on whether to mandate ECGs as part of pre-participation screening for student athletes. Photo courtesy of Play for Patrick.

Most professional athletes participate in cardiovascular screening to identify often-asymptomatic heart disorders, but the debate continues on whether to mandate ECGs as part of pre-participation screening for student athletes. Photo courtesy of Play for Patrick.

Feature | Sudden Cardiac Arrest | October 16, 2018

Sudden cardiac death (SCD) is the leading medical cause of death in young athletes and its impact is consistent...

FDA Approves Biosense Webster's Tag-Index Guided Ablation Software
Technology | Ablation Systems | October 09, 2018

October 9, 2018 — Biosense Webster Inc. recently received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...

FibriCheck Receives FDA Clearance for Digital Heart Rhythm Monitor
Technology | Mobile Devices | October 08, 2018

October 8, 2018 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted market clearance for FibriCheck, a Belgian...

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