Leads Implantable Devices

Accolade pacemaker, Ingevity leads,

Boston Scientific Corp. has received CE mark approval for the Accolade pacemaker family. 

August 11, 2014 — Medtronic announced it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the Attain Performa model 4298 quadripolar lead, and the Viva Quad XT and Viva Quad S cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillators (CRT-...

St. Jude Medical Inc. announced the global launch of the Optisure defibrillation lead.

Boston Scientific Corp. has received CE mark approval of its X4 line of quadripolar cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillator (C...

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...
Medtronic, Attain Performa, quadripolar leads
Medtronic Inc. announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval and commercial launch of two additional Attain Performa left ventricular (LV)...
implantable cardioverter defibrillator, ep lab, leads, implantable devices
A new study evaluating Optim-insulated implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) leads found low rates of all-cause mechanical failure during a median...
Accolade pacemaker, Ingevity lead, Boston Scientific
Boston Scientific Corp. has received CE mark approval for the Accolade pacemaker family. 
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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Medtronic, Attain Performa, quadripolar leads
Medtronic Inc. announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval and commercial launch of two additional Attain Performa left ventricular (LV)...
May 14, 2014 — Data presented during Heart Rhythm 2014 found the use of quadripolar leads reduced the number of hospitalizations by 53 percent when...
St. Jude Medical Optisure Defibrillation Lead
St. Jude Medical Inc. announced the global launch of the Optisure defibrillation lead.
Sorin Group has purchased Oscor Inc. lead business, including a lead manufacturing facility in the Dominican Republic for a value of approximately $20 million.

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Healthcare organizations are demanding more capabilities for image viewers accessed by clinicians. Zero footprint (ZFP) viewers provide imaging tools from...
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