Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators (ICD)

A new expert consensus statement by the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) recommends remote monitoring (RM) become standard of care for patients with cardiovascular implantable electronic devices (CIEDs). The HRS Expert Consensus Statement on Remote...

Biotronik announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved its DX line of implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) that can deliver ultra-high energy on the first shock. Also included in the approval response from the...

The Journal of the American College of Cardiology published data confirming the long-term safety and efficacy of the Boston Scientific Corp. S-ICD System (subcutaneous implantable defibrillator) for patients at risk of sudden cardiac arre...

Boston Scientific Corp. has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and CE Mark approval of the Emblem Subcutaneous Implantable Defibrillator (S-ICD) system. The Emblem S-ICD system is a treatment option that provides protection for patie...

Clinical trial results showed that full-body magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans do not affect the Medtronic Evera MRI SureScan implantable cardioverter...
Greatbatch Medical, Myopore Sutureless Myocardial Pacing Lead
A new epicardial pacing lead has been cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Adminitysration (FDA) as an option for the implant of a pacemaker, defibrillator, or...
HRS, remote monitoring, RM, standard of care, CIEDs
A new expert consensus statement by the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) recommends remote monitoring (RM) become standard of care for patients with cardiovascular...
Geneva Healthcare, Geneva Healthcare Suite 2.0, HRS, patient engagement
Geneva Healthcare will showcase a set of new features on The Geneva Healthcare Suite – a technology platform for managing data from cardiac devices – at Heart...
Greatbatch Medical, Myopore Sutureless Myocardial Pacing Lead
The Myopore Sutureless Myocardial Pacing Lead from Greatbatch Medical is a surgically implanted, insulated and sutureless wire with a screw
Medtronic plc announced the Arctic Front Advance ST Cryoablation Catheter has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for...
Geneva Healthcare Suite 2.0 is the second version of Geneva Healthcare's technology platform for managing data from cardiac devices. The...
Abbott and GE Healthcare announced an agreement that will bring real-time, patient-specific data about the heart's electrical activity to...

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HRS, remote monitoring, RM, standard of care, CIEDs
A new expert consensus statement by the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) recommends remote monitoring (RM) become standard of care for patients with cardiovascular...
Boston Scientific, S-ICD, long-term data, TV-ICD, trial
The Journal of the American College of Cardiology published data confirming the long-term safety and efficacy of the Boston Scientific Corp. S-ICD System (...
There have been several recent advancements in implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) technology to extend battery life, improvements in patient...
EP lab, Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators, Heart Failure
Boston Scientific Corporation announced the launch and first U.S. implant of its line of Extended Longevity (EL) implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICD...

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