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Accolade pacemaker, Ingevity leads,

Boston Scientific Corp. has received CE mark approval for the Accolade pacemaker family. 

Medtronic Inc. announced the U.S. launch of the SEEQ Mobile Cardiac Telemetry (MCT) System, an external, wire-free, adhesive heart monitor that can be worn for up to 30 days to help detect and diagnose the cause of irregular heartbeats in patients...

September 12, 2014 — Volcano Corp. announced it will be launching its interventional precision guidance tools at the 27th annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) scientific symposium, being held in Washington, D.C., Sept. 13-17.

September 9, 2014 — Use of a quadripolar left ventricular (LV) lead instead of a bipolar option during cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) can decrease complications at six months, according to preliminary hot line results presented at the 201...

AHA, warfarin, antiplatelet therapy, atrial fibrillation, anti-clotting, EP lab
Long-term overtreatment with the anti-clotting drug warfarin combined with antiplatelet therapy to prevent stroke may raise the risk of dementia in people with...
AFIB, BMI, Loyola University Medical Center, Epicardial Adipose Tissue
Obesity is commonly measured as a person’s body mass index (BMI), but a Loyola University Medical Center study has found that the layer of fat around the...
A coordinated emergency response by healthcare teams to treat heart attack patients meant faster care that was associated with improved survival, according to...
The Journal of the American College of Cardiology collection launches JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology, which will feature research and...
Cardinal Health's MynxGrip Vascular Closure Device is now indicated for use to seal 7, 6 and 7 French femoral arterial and femoral venous
The TactiCath Quartz irrigated ablation catheter from St. Jude Medical Inc. gives physicians a real-time, objective measure of the force...
The CapSureFix Novus MRI SureScan 5076 Lead for use with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is approved for MRI scans positioned on...
Preventice Inc.'s BodyGuardian Remote Monitoring System with three-in-one switchability has the potential to simplify the remote...

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AHA, warfarin, antiplatelet therapy, atrial fibrillation, anti-clotting, EP lab
Long-term overtreatment with the anti-clotting drug warfarin combined with antiplatelet therapy to prevent stroke may raise the risk of dementia in people with...
Topera, Abbott, FIRMap, rotors, rotor mapping
Abbott has entered into an agreement to purchase Topera Inc., a private, venture-backed medical device company focused on developing electrophysiology...
Imricor Medical Systems, Inc. announced the first three cardiac ablation procedures were completed in the first clinical study that is evaluating the...
alivecore, alivercor, smartphone ECG, AF, Afrib, atrial fibrillation
September 29, 2014 — AliveCor announced the launch of the latest version of the AliveECG app, which provides patients with free real-time atrial fibrillation (...

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The CME webinar "State of the Art in MRI Pediatric Brain Perfusion Imaging" will educate participants in the state of the art clinical and emerging...
This webinar discusses why contemporary adult cardiac interventions require significant ionizing radiation with potential health risks to both the patient and...
This webinar explained the benefits of better access, productivity and revenue cycle efficiency in a modern cardiovascular information system (CVIS...