Boston Scientific, FDA, ImageReady MR-Conditional Pacing System
Technology | EP Lab | April 28, 2016
April 28, 2016 — Boston Scientific has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for a suite of...
Feature | Business | April 28, 2016 | Dave Fornell
  April 28, 2016 — Abbott and St. Jude Medical Inc. announced a definitive agreement for Abbott to acquire St. Jude...
Auris Surgical Robotics, acquisition, Hansen Medical
News | Robotic Systems | April 26, 2016
April 26, 2016 — Auris Surgical Robotics Inc. and Hansen Medical Inc. announced that they have signed a definitive...
post-operative atrial fibrillation, AFib, heart rate, rhythm control, ACC.16
News | Atrial Fibrillation | April 20, 2016
April 20, 2016 — In the first large randomized trial to directly compare two approaches to preventing...
St. Jude Medical, EnSite Precision cardiac mapping system, European release
Technology | EP Mapping and Imaging Systems | April 19, 2016
April 19, 2016 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced expansion of its EnSite Precision...
cardiac arrest, out-of-hospital, antiarrhythmic drugs, New England Journal of Medicine Study, ACC.16
News | Sudden Cardiac Arrest | April 19, 2016
April 19, 2016 — Researchers have confirmed that certain heart rhythm medications, when given by paramedics to patients...
St. Jude Medical, SJM, MultiPoint Pacing, CRT, cardiac resynchronization therapy, U.S. launch
Technology | Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Devices (CRT) | April 18, 2016
April 18, 2016 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced the U.S. launch and first U.S. implants of the Quadra Assura MP...
cardiofit, vagus nerve stimulation for heart failure, bio control medical

An illustration showing the implant of the Cardiofit device.

Feature | Heart Failure | April 15, 2016
April 15, 2016 — A new implantable medical device intended to help patients with heart failure by stimulating the vagus...
Videos | Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders | April 15, 2016
David Holmes, M.D., professor of medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and consultant, Department of Internal...
Micra Transcatheter Pacing System (TPS), TPS, smallest pacemaker
Technology | Pacemakers | April 11, 2016
April 11, 2016 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approval of the world's smallest pacemaker, the...
Xarelto, rivaroxaban, PMSS study, ACC 2016, NVAF, atrial fibrillation, stroke
News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | April 08, 2016
April 8, 2016 — New data from an ongoing post-marketing study confirm the safety profile of Xarelto (rivaroxaban) was...
St. Jude Medical, CE Mark and launch, quadripolar pacing leads
News | Leads Implantable Devices | March 29, 2016
March 29, 2016 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced CE Mark approval and launch of three new Quartet...
Kardia Band, Alivecor

The Alivecor Kardia Band for the Apple Watch enables anyone to perform a medical-grade ECG anywhere.

Technology | Wearable Sensors | March 28, 2016
AliveCor, Inc., the leader in FDA-cleared electrocardiogram (ECG) technology for mobile devices, announced today the...
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