EP Lab

Biosense Webster Inc. announced the launch of the Confidense Module, an innovative technology that streamlines the creation of real-time 3-D maps of a patient’s cardiac structures during catheter ablation procedures. Utilizing an advanced, proprie...

Boston Scientific has initiated a worldwide study to evaluate the rate and causes of shocks for patients implanted with the Emblem subcutaneous implantable defibrillator (S-ICD). The device is indicated for primary prevention of sudden cardiac dea...

Medtronic, CardioInsight, ECVUE

Medtronic has acquired CardioInsight Technologies Inc., a Cleveland-based medical device company that has developed a new approach to improve the mapping of electrical di...

The American College of Cardiology (ACC), Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) and Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) released a new overview on the implantation of left atrial appendage occlusion devices.

Biotronik, CRT-D, Itrevia 7 HF-T QP, CLS algorithm, first U.S. implantations
Biotronik announced the first patients have been successfully implanted with Itrevia HF-T QP cardiac resynchronization defibrillator (CRT-D) devices. Itrevia...
heart failure, Adaptive CRT trial, AdaptivCRT algorithm, readmissions
Heart failure patients had a significantly lower chance of being readmitted within 30 days of discharge when treated with a cardiac resynchronization therapy...
A new study proves race and gender-related disparities exist in care for patients who have recently been diagnosed with atrial fibrillation (AF). The study,...
Medtronic, Reveal Linq ICM, in-office insertion, RIO 2 study
Medtronic plc announced the first in-office implant of its miniaturized cardiac monitor as part of the Medtronic Reveal LINQ In-Office 2 (RIO 2) Study. One of...
Biosense Webster, Confidense Module, Carto, multi-electrode mapping, 3-D
The Confidense Module from Biosense Webster is an innovative technology that streamlines the creation of real-time 3-D maps of a patient’s
Medtronic plc announced the Arctic Front Advance ST Cryoablation Catheter has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for...
Abbott and GE Healthcare announced an agreement that will bring real-time, patient-specific data about the heart's electrical activity to...

Articles

A new study proves race and gender-related disparities exist in care for patients who have recently been diagnosed with atrial fibrillation (AF). The study,...
sentraheart lariet, LAA occlusion, FDA safety alert
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is alerting healthcare providers and patients of reports of patient deaths and other serious adverse events...
Sorin S.p.A. and Cyberonics Inc. unveiled LivaNova as the name of their combined company, effective at the close of their proposed merger.
Boston Scientific, Emblem, S-ICD, UNTOUCHED study, TV-ICDs, MADIT-RIT study
Boston Scientific has initiated a worldwide study to evaluate the rate and causes of shocks for patients implanted with the Emblem subcutaneous implantable...

Video Center

Here are a few observations on cardiovascular ultrasound advances I made while attending the 2015...
4 weeks 2 days ago
The latest advances in cardiovascular echocardiography will be presented at the 2015 American...
6 weeks 5 days ago
There were several technology takeaway messages for the future of electrophysiology (EP) at the...
9 weeks 5 days ago
Centricity, webinar, ZFV, ZFP, viewer, remote viewing system, enterprise
Healthcare organizations are demanding more capabilities for image viewers accessed by clinicians. Zero footprint (ZFP) viewers provide imaging tools from...
The webinar "State of the Art in MRI Pediatric Brain Perfusion Imaging" educates participants about the state of the art clinical and emerging translational...
This webinar discusses why contemporary adult cardiac interventions require significant ionizing radiation with potential health risks to both the patient and...