Leads, implantable devices

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...

Medtronic Inc. announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of its Lead Integrity Alert (LIA) software for use with non-Medtronic leads....

July 18, 2014 — Cook Medical customers in the United States will again have access to its Evolution RL and Evolution Shortie RL controlled-rotation dilator...
SafePace Purdue University Pacemaker Lead Stability
Cardiac surgeons could use a patent-pending invention by Purdue University engineering students to standardize a test that determines if a pacemaker's leads...
May 14, 2014 — Data presented during Heart Rhythm 2014 found the use of quadripolar leads reduced the number of hospitalizations by 53 percent when...
Pacemaker Lead Extraction Cook Medical
A quarter century ago, doctors treating patients with implanted cardiac pacemakers had a big problem. Their patients were outliving the complex electrical...
Cook Medical customers in the United States again have access to its Evolution RL and Evolution Shortie RL controlled-rotation dilator
The Spectranetics Corp.'s portfolio includes two mechanical lead extraction platforms that expand physicians' options for the safe removal...
The Optisure defibrillation lead is an addition to St. Jude Medical's Optim lead family, joining the Durata defibrillation lead. Based...
The Biotronik Lumax 740 DX system is a first-in-class implantable cardiac defibrillator (ICD) that utilizes a single lead...

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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.
FDA Premarket Approval PMA Clinical Study EP Lab Cath Leads Implantable Devices
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved many cardiac implantable electronic device models currently in use through a review process...

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The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) annual meeting July 10-13 in San Diego...
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Join Ascendian Healthcare Consulting and GE Healthcare during a webinar Wednesday, July 16 to learn about the access, productivity, and revenue cycle...
The webinar "PET/CT: A New Frontier" discusses potential benefits of digital relative to analog PET/CT. The session will discuss how digital PET can improve...
Centricity Cardio Enterprise, Cardiac PACS, Cardio PACS, CVIS
February is American Heart Month, the perfect time to evaluate the health of your cardiology IT system. 
Join us Feb. 25, 2-3 p.m. Eastern for a live...