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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...

AliveCor, Preventic Solutions, cloud, analytics, ECG monitoring, remote
AliveCor Inc. announced the launch of a cloud-based electrocardiogram (ECG) analytics program with Preventice Solutions. Using AliveCor’s proprietary...
catheter ablation, Afib, Amiodarone, Luigi Di Biase, ACC, heart failure
Patients with heart failure and atrial fibrillation were less likely to experience death, hospitalization or recurrent Afib with catheter ablation than with a...
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...
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
The Watchman left atrial appendage closure device from Boston Scientific Corp. is a catheter-delivered heart implant designed to close the...
The CAAS A-Valve from Pie Medical Imaging BV is the first 510(k)-cleared image analysis technology to determine aortic regurgitation based...

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catheter ablation, Afib, Amiodarone, Luigi Di Biase, ACC, heart failure
Patients with heart failure and atrial fibrillation were less likely to experience death, hospitalization or recurrent Afib with catheter ablation than with a...
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...

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