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AtriCure Inc. announced that it has launched the availability of its cryoICE cryo ablation probe (CRYO2) to provide cryoanalgesia for temporary pain management. AtriCure’s cryoICE is the first U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-cleared c...

Boston Scientific Corp. has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and CE Mark approval of the Emblem Subcutaneous Implantable Defibrillator (S-ICD) system. The Emblem S-ICD system is a treatment option that provides protection for patie...

Cardinal Health announced plans to acquire Johnson & Johnson’s Cordis business, a leading global manufacturer of cardiology and endovascular devices, for $1.94 billion in cash. 

ICDs, battery life, advances in implantable cardioverter defibrillators

There have been several recent advancements in implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) technology to extend battery life, improvements in patient monitoring to avoid needless shocks, the introduction of quadripolar lead devices to improve dev...

atients with atrial fibrillation (AF) who received ablation while they were already undergoing surgery to correct a leaky mitral valve had fewer...
cryoICE, Atricure, ablation probe, cryoanalgesia, thoracotomy
AtriCure Inc. announced that it has launched the availability of its cryoICE cryo ablation probe (CRYO2) to provide cryoanalgesia for temporary pain...
Emblem S-ICD, implantable cardioverter defibrillator, Boston Scientific, FDA, CE
Boston Scientific Corp. has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and CE Mark approval of the Emblem Subcutaneous Implantable Defibrillator (S-ICD)...
CTSN, atrial fibrillation, surgical ablation, mitral valve surgery
New study results from The Cardiothoracic Surgical Trials Network (CTSN) show the addition of surgical ablation during mitral valve surgery reduces the...
cryoICE, Atricure, ablation probe, cryoanalgesia, thoracotomy
The cryoICE cryo ablation probe (CRYO2) from AtriCure Inc. is designed to provide cryoanalgesia for temporary pain management. It is the
AtriClip Flex is a new device from AtriCure with a more flexible aluminum shaft that allows surgeons to better maneuver within a patient’s...
The TigerPaw System II is a mechanical occlusion device developed by LAAx Inc. When implanted, TigerPaw II safely and effectively occludes...
The Simbionix Angio Mentor is a virtual reality-training simulator, providing hands-on practice in a simulated environment for endovascular...

Articles

atients with atrial fibrillation (AF) who received ablation while they were already undergoing surgery to correct a leaky mitral valve had fewer...
cryoICE, Atricure, ablation probe, cryoanalgesia, thoracotomy
AtriCure Inc. announced that it has launched the availability of its cryoICE cryo ablation probe (CRYO2) to provide cryoanalgesia for temporary pain...
Boston Scientific, Watchman LAA device, FDA approval
Boston Scientific Corp. has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the Watchman left atrial appendage closure device. The Watchman...
atrial fibrillation, women, seniors, guidelines, blood thinners, DCRI
Nearly all women and people over 65 in the United States with atrial fibrillation are advised to take blood thinners under new guidelines based on an analysis...

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