Biotronik, CardioStim 2016 Innovation Award, MRI AutoDetect, Ilivia ICDs
News | EP Lab | June 23, 2016
June 23, 2016 — Biotronik announced it was the winner of the Cardiostim Innovation Award in the category “Best Practice...
Zoll LifeVest wearable defibrillator, WEARIT-II Registry results, CardioStim EuroPace 2016
News | Defibrillator Monitors | June 21, 2016
June 21, 2016 — Zoll Medical Corp. announced that patients experience a high one-year survival rate following use of...
News | Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators (ICD) | June 14, 2016
June 14, 2016 — Medtronic plc announced results from several feasibility studies evaluating a new approach to...
Medtronic, Micra TPS pacemaker, Global Clinical Trial, Cardiostim 2016
News | Pacemakers | June 09, 2016
June 9, 2016 — Medtronic plc announced new results from the Medtronic Micra Transcatheter Pacing System (TPS) Global...
EPIC Alliance, women in electrophysiology, cardiac rhythm management, Cardiostim 2016 conference
News | EP Lab | June 08, 2016
June 8, 2016 — Physicians presented original research and real-world clinical evidence at a symposium organized by the...
Medtronic, Micra TPS, transcatheter pacing system, pacemaker, Jersey Shore University Medical Center, New Jersey first
News | Pacemakers | June 06, 2016
June 6, 2016 — Jersey Shore University Medical Center, part of Meridian CardioVascular Network, is the first hospital...
Biotronik, CardioMessenger Smart, remote monitoring, ICD, pacemaker
Technology | EP Device Monitoring Systems | June 01, 2016
June 1, 2016 — Biotronik announced the launch of CardioMessenger Smart in the United States. CardioMessenger Smart is a...
anticoagulants, U.S. market, Technavio, 2020, trends
News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | May 25, 2016
May 25, 2016 — Technavio’s latest report on the U.S....
Boston Scientific, FDA, IntelliNav XP ablation catheters, Rhythmia Mapping System

Rhythmia Mapping System image courtesy of Boston Scientific

Technology | Ablation Systems | May 23, 2016
May 23, 2016 — Boston Scientific has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for two catheters that...
Watchman, left atrial appendage closure, LAA occluder, LAA. LAAO, laa occluder, left atrial appendage, Watchman

The Boston Scientific Watchman device is currently the only transcatheter LAA occluder cleared for use in the United States.

Feature | Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders | May 20, 2016 | Dave Fornell
Atrial fibrillation (AF) affects nearly 6 million Americans and the condition puts them at significantly greater risk...
News | Atrial Fibrillation | May 19, 2016
May 19, 2016 — Physician-researchers in the College of Medicine at the University of Cincinnati have developed a...
St. Jude Medical, EuroPCR 2016 studies, FFR, LAAO, left atrial appendage occlusion, fractional flow reserve, Amplatzer
News | Cath Lab | May 19, 2016
May 19, 2016 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced results from two cardiovascular clinical trials presented at EuroPCR...
Johns Hopkins, virtual heart modeling tool, VARP, arrhythmias, implanted defibrillator

Examples of how the computer model would classify one patient at high risk for heart arrhythmia and another at low risk. Image courtesy of Royc Faddis/Johns Hopkins University.

News | Cardiac Diagnostics | May 17, 2016
May 17, 2016 — An interdisciplinary Johns Hopkins University team has developed a...
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