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...

defibrillators, older heart patients, Duke Medicine study, Tracy Wang
Heart attack patients age 65 and older who have reduced heart function might still benefit from implanted defibrillators, according to a Duke Medicine study...
CIEDs, UCSF, UC San Francisco, defibrillator, pacemaker, monitoring, SCD
The current monitoring of patients with cardiac implantable electronic devices (CIEDs) may be underestimating device problems, according to UC San Francisco...
PRAETORIAN trial, first U.S. patients, ICD, subcutaneous, S-ICD, defibrillators
The Valley Hospital has been selected as the United States Coordinating Center for the international PRAETORIAN trial analyzing implantable cardioverter-...
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
The Myopore Sutureless Myocardial Pacing Lead from Greatbatch Medical is a surgically implanted, insulated and sutureless wire with a screw
Geneva Healthcare Suite 2.0 is the second version of Geneva Healthcare's technology platform for managing data from cardiac devices. The...
Biotronik announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved its DX line of implantable cardioverter defibrillators (...
The Emblem Subcutaneous Implantable Defibrillator (S-ICD) system from Boston Scientific Corp. is a treatment option that provides...

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defibrillators, older heart patients, Duke Medicine study, Tracy Wang
Heart attack patients age 65 and older who have reduced heart function might still benefit from implanted defibrillators, according to a Duke Medicine study...
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...

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