This channel includes news and new technology innovations for pacemakers used to treat bradycardia.

News | Pacemakers | May 09, 2016

May 9, 2016 — Results from a first-of-its-kind study identify a significant increase in the incidence of...

Nanostim, leadless pacemaker
News | Pacemakers | May 09, 2016

May 9, 2016 — New data presented at the Heart Rhythm Society's (HRS) annual meeting highlighted the long-term safety...

Boston Scientific, FDA, ImageReady MR-Conditional Pacing System
Technology | EP Lab | April 28, 2016

April 28, 2016 — Boston Scientific has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for a suite of...

Micra Transcatheter Pacing System (TPS), TPS, smallest pacemaker
Technology | Pacemakers | April 11, 2016

April 11, 2016 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the world's smallest pacemaker, the...

St. Jude Medical, CE Mark and launch, quadripolar pacing leads
News | Leads Implantable Devices | March 29, 2016

March 29, 2016 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced CE Mark approval and launch of three new Quartet...

Medtronic, CE Mark, MRI compatibility, CRT-Ds, pacemakers, ICDs

Amplia MRI Quad CRT-D SureScan image courtesy of Medtronic

News | Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Devices (CRT) | March 17, 2016

March 17, 2016 — Medtronic plc announced that it received CE (Conformité Européenne) Mark for the first and only...

St. Jude Medical, Nanostim leadless pacemaker, CE Mark Europe, MRI compatibility
News | Pacemakers | March 10, 2016

March 10, 2016 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced CE Mark approval for magnetic resonance (MR) conditional labeling...

St. Jude Medical, FDA clearance, MultiPoint Pacing technology, CRT-D, CRT-P
News | Leads Implantable Devices | February 17, 2016

February 17, 2016 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of the first-to...

mechanical stimulation, cardiac cells, pacemakers, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology study
News | Pacemakers | January 26, 2016

January 26, 2016 — In a breakthrough that could change the future of...

Blog | January 20, 2016

At the beginning of each year, I always try to determine what the next big cardiovascular technology advances to...

heart failure, asynchrony, PITA, Johns Hopkins, pacemaker
News | EP Lab | January 04, 2016

January 4, 2016 — Johns Hopkins has demonstrated in animals that applying a...

Micra leadless pacemaker

The Medtronic Micra is an example of some of the new leadless pacemaker technologies in development that are expected to soon be reviewed by the FDA as they move toward U.S. commercialization. 

News | Pacemakers | December 31, 2015

December 31, 2015 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Circulatory System Devices Panel of the Medical...

Biotronik, CLS, B3 clinical trial, atrial fibrillation, AF patients, stroke risk
News | EP Lab | December 08, 2015

December 8, 2015 — Biotronik announced the first patient enrollments to the B3 clinical trial. The study will...

Medtronic, Micra TPS, Global Clinical Trial, results

Image courtesy of Medtronic

News | Pacemakers | November 11, 2015

November 11, 2015 — Medtronic plc announced that the Medtronic...

LEADLESS II, Nanostim leadless pacemaker, ESC 2015, retrievability, longevity

Nanostime leadless pacemaker image courtesy of St. Jude Medical

News | Pacemakers | September 09, 2015

September 9, 2015 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced primary results from the LEADLESS II study that confirm the...

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