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Medtronic plc announced that it has acquired CardioInsight Technologies Inc. ("CardioInsight"), a privately-held, Cleveland-based medical device company that has developed a new approach to improve the mapping of electrical disorders of the heart....

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.

Acqmap, Acutus, dipole density mapping

A preliminary study of a new electrophysiology (EP) mapping system using a specialized intracardiac ultrasound basket catheter for electro-mapping showed it is four times higher resolution than standard voltage mapping. Researchers also said the n...

The first-in-human trial of a new miniaturized leadless pacemaker implanted directly inside the heart found the Medtronic Micra transcatheter pacing system (TPS) safe and effective in patients with a slow heart rhythm. Early performance results fr...

Medtronic, CardioInsight, acquisition, ECVUE, cardiac mapping system
Medtronic plc announced that it has acquired CardioInsight Technologies Inc. ("CardioInsight"), a privately-held, Cleveland-based medical device company that...
SentreHeart, Lariat Suture Delivery Device, FDA, AMAZE Trial, AFib, LAA
SentreHeart Inc. announced that it has received approval for an Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to...
ACC, HRS, SCAI, left atrial appendage occlusion, recommendations
The American College of Cardiology (ACC), Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) and Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) released a new...
CardioMEMS, Scott & White Memorial, Texas, heart failure, remote monitoring
Scott & White Memorial – Temple for the first time implanted a new miniaturized, wireless monitoring sensor to help manage heart failure (HF). Scott &...
Greatbatch Medical, Myopore Sutureless Myocardial Pacing Lead
The Myopore Sutureless Myocardial Pacing Lead from Greatbatch Medical is a surgically implanted, insulated and sutureless wire with a screw
Biotronik announced that a unique physiologic sensor is now available in the latest family of cardiac resynchronization therapy...
Medtronic received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the Attain Performa model 4298 quadripolar lead, and the Viva Quad...
Medtronic offers an expanded indication for biventricular (BiV) pacing with Medtronic cardiac resynchronization therapy-pacemakers and -...

Articles

Medtronic, CardioInsight, acquisition, ECVUE, cardiac mapping system
Medtronic plc announced that it has acquired CardioInsight Technologies Inc. ("CardioInsight"), a privately-held, Cleveland-based medical device company that...
ACC, HRS, SCAI, left atrial appendage occlusion, recommendations
The American College of Cardiology (ACC), Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) and Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) released a new...
defibrillators, older heart patients, Duke Medicine study, Tracy Wang
Heart attack patients age 65 and older who have reduced heart function might still benefit from implanted defibrillators, according to a Duke Medicine study...
cardiomems, st. jude medical, heart failure
Important new data presented during the Heart Rhythm Society's (HRS) 36th annual Scientific Session supporting improved outcomes and cost-effectiveness of the...

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Here are a few observations on cardiovascular ultrasound advances I made while attending the 2015...
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The latest advances in cardiovascular echocardiography will be presented at the 2015 American...
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There were several technology takeaway messages for the future of electrophysiology (EP) at the...
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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...