EP Lab

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...

A study presented at Heart Rhythm 2015 found that botulinum toxin (botox) injections into epicardial fat pads during coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery can be beneficial for the patient. The injection not only reduces the incidence of pos...

Medtronic plc announced the Arctic Front Advance ST Cryoablation Catheter has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the treatment of patients with drug refractory, recurrent, symptomatic paroxysmal atrial fibrillation. In E...

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 &...
Micra TPS, world's smallest pacemaker, Heart Rhythm Society, study, MHIF
Results from a clinical trial evaluating the Micra transcatheter pacing system (TPS), the world’s smallest pacemaker, were presented at the Heart Rhythm...
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...
CIEDs, UCSF, UC San Francisco, defibrillator, pacemaker, monitoring, SCD
The current monitoring of patients with cardiac implantable electronic devices (CIEDs) may be underestimating device problems, according to UC San Francisco...
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
The CapSureFix Novus MRI SureScan 5076 Lead for use with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is approved for MRI scans positioned on...
Medtronic received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the Attain Performa model 4298 quadripolar lead, and the Viva Quad...
Cook Medical customers in the United States again have access to its Evolution RL and Evolution Shortie RL controlled-rotation dilator...

Articles

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...
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...
Micra TPS, Transcatheter Pacing Study, Heart Rhythm 2015, Medtronic
The first-in-human trial of a new miniaturized leadless pacemaker implanted directly inside the heart found the Medtronic Micra transcatheter pacing system (...

Video Center

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...