Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD)

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICD) used to treat tachycardia arrhythmias and heart failure. This includes cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillators (CRT-D).

S-ICD, Effortless

The S-ICD system is implanted without use of leads implanted in veins or inside the heart.

Feature | Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) | May 09, 2016

May 9, 2016 — The mid to long-term results from the EFFORTLESS study, the largest subcutaneous implantable...

Medtronic, CE Mark, MRI compatibility, CRT-Ds, pacemakers, ICDs

Amplia MRI Quad CRT-D SureScan image courtesy of Medtronic

News | Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Devices (CRT) | March 17, 2016

March 17, 2016 — Medtronic plc announced that it received CE (Conformité Européenne) Mark for the first and only...

Boston Scientific, Acuity X4 quadripolar left ventricular leads, FDA approval, ENABLE MRI study
Technology | Leads Implantable Devices | March 04, 2016

March 4, 2016 — Boston Scientific has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the...

Biotronik, Itrevia 7 HF-T CRT-D device, Japan approval, full-body MRI scanning
News | Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Devices (CRT) | February 25, 2016

February 25, 2016 — Biotronik announced that its Itrevia 7 HF-T...

Biotronik, CE approval, Ilivia ICDs and CRT-Ds, ProMRI, MRI AutoDetect
News | Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) | February 03, 2016

February 3, 2016 — Biotronik announced CE approval for its new Ilivia...

St. Jude Medical, Optisure leads, FDA Class 1 Advisory, ICDs
News | Leads Implantable Devices | January 25, 2016

January 26, 2016 — St. Jude Medical Inc. is recalling the Optisure implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD)...

zoll lifevest
Technology | Sudden Cardiac Arrest | December 22, 2015

December 22, 2015 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has cleared the Zoll LifeVest Wearable Cardioverter...

Technology | Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) | December 22, 2015

December 22, 2015 — Biotronik received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for use of its latest family...

St. Jude Medical, Quadra Asssura CRT-D, Quadra Assura MP, MR conditional labeling, CE Mark
News | Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Devices (CRT) | December 14, 2015

December 14, 2015 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced CE Mark approval for...

University Hospitals, Emblem S-ICD System, sudden cardiac arrest, SCA patients
News | Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) | December 08, 2015

December 8, 2015 — At Ahuja Medical Center, University Hospitals (UH) cardiologists recently implanted the Boston...

Biotronik, CLS, B3 clinical trial, atrial fibrillation, AF patients, stroke risk
News | EP Lab | December 08, 2015

December 8, 2015 — Biotronik announced the first patient enrollments to the B3 clinical trial. The study will...

LivaNova, Platinum, ICD, CRT-D, launch, Europe and Japan

Image courtesy of LivaNova PLC

News | Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) | November 04, 2015

November 4, 2015 — LivaNova PLC, formerly Sorin Group, launched Platinum, a new range of...

Boston Scientific, CE Mark, MRI conditional labeling, CRT-Ds, ICDs

X4 CRT-D system image courtesy of Boston Scientific

News | EP Lab | October 30, 2015

October 30, 2015 — Boston Scientific Corp. has received CE Mark on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) conditional...

Biotronik, NORDIC ICD trial, defibrillation testing, DF testing, shock efficacy
News | Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) | September 24, 2015

September 24, 2015 — Biotronik announced the publication of NORDIC ICD (NO Regular Defibrillation testing In...

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