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).

Medtronic, Evera, ICD, MR-conditional, MRI, FDA approval
Technology | Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) | September 14, 2015

September 14, 2015 — Medtronic received the first U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for an...

Medtronic, OPTILINK, OptiVol, ICD, pulmonary congestion, ESC 2015
Feature | Heart Failure | September 01, 2015

September 1, 2015 — Automated alerts for excess fluid accumulation in the lungs did not improve outcomes for...

Itrevia 7 HF-T QP, Biotronik, CRT-D, first U.S. implantations, CLS algorithm
Feature | Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Devices (CRT) | July 28, 2015

July 28, 2015 — Biotronik announced the first patients have been successfully implanted with Itrevia HF-T QP cardiac...

Boston Scientific, Emblem, S-ICD, UNTOUCHED study, TV-ICDs, MADIT-RIT study
Feature | Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) | July 02, 2015

July 2, 2015 - Boston Scientific has initiated a worldwide study to evaluate the rate and causes of shocks for...

defibrillators, older heart patients, Duke Medicine study, Tracy Wang
Feature | Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) | June 23, 2015

June 23, 2015 - Heart attack patients age 65 and older who have reduced heart function might still benefit from...

CIEDs, UCSF, UC San Francisco, defibrillator, pacemaker, monitoring, SCD
News | Remote Monitoring | June 22, 2015

June 22, 2015 - The current monitoring of patients with...

PRAETORIAN trial, first U.S. patients, ICD, subcutaneous, S-ICD, defibrillators
News | June 02, 2015

June 2, 2015 — The Valley Hospital has been selected as the United States Coordinating Center for the international...

Blog | May 22, 2015

There were several technology takeaway messages for the future of electrophysiology (EP) at the Heart Rhythm Society...

News | May 21, 2015

May 21, 2015 — Clinical trial results showed that full-body magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans do not affect the...

Greatbatch Medical, Myopore Sutureless Myocardial Pacing Lead
Technology | May 19, 2015

May 19, 2015 — A new epicardial pacing lead...

HRS, remote monitoring, RM, standard of care, CIEDs
Feature | EP Lab | May 15, 2015

May 15, 2015 — A new expert consensus statement by the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) recommends...

Geneva Healthcare, Geneva Healthcare Suite 2.0, HRS, patient engagement
Technology | May 15, 2015

May 15, 2015 — Geneva Healthcare will showcase a set of new features on The Geneva Healthcare Suite – a technology...

St. Jude Medical, ICD, MRI-conditional, CE mark, Europe, pacemakers

St. Jude Medical's Ellipse ICD

News | May 15, 2015

May 15, 2015 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced CE Mark approval of expanded labeling for its Ellipse...

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