Pacemakers

The first-in-human trial of a new miniaturized leadless pacemaker implanted directly inside the heart found the Medtronic Micra transcatheter pacing system (TPS) safe and effective in patients with a slow heart rhythm. Early performance results fr...

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...

Medtronic plc announced it has received CE (Conformité Européenne) Mark for the Micra Transcatheter Pacing System (TPS), the world’s smallest pacemaker. At less than one-tenth the size of traditional pacemakers, the Micra device provides adva...

A team of investigators at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and the University of Southern California have developed the first fully implantable micropacemaker designed for use in a fetus with complete heart block. The team has done preclinical tes...

Biotronik, ProMRI, pacemaker, Eluna, Heart Rhythm 2015
Biotronik announced that since the launch of the ProMRI Eluna pacemaker system in late March 2015, 60 percent of pacing devices sold by the company are...
Micra TPS, Transcatheter Pacing Study, Heart Rhythm 2015, Medtronic
The first-in-human trial of a new miniaturized leadless pacemaker implanted directly inside the heart found the Medtronic Micra transcatheter pacing system (...
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...
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...

Articles

Micra TPS, Transcatheter Pacing Study, Heart Rhythm 2015, Medtronic
The first-in-human trial of a new miniaturized leadless pacemaker implanted directly inside the heart found the Medtronic Micra transcatheter pacing system (...
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...
ultrasound, heart, beat, pacemaker, Drexel University, Applied Physiology
Ultrasound can increase the rate at which heart cells beat, researchers from Drexel University report. In their paper “Ultrasound-Induced Modulation of Cardiac...
fetal pacemaker, CHLA, USC, first, fully implantable, FDA
A team of investigators at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and the University of Southern California have developed the first fully implantable micropacemaker...

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There were several technology takeaway messages for the future of electrophysiology (EP) at the...
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The Heart Rhythm Society’s 36th Annual Scientific Sessions, May 13-16, 2015 in Boston, will offer...
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The webinar Maximize Your Clinical Imaging With a VNA Strategy will explain the changing face of medical imaging and data, and the challenges to...
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Healthcare organizations are demanding more capabilities for image viewers accessed by clinicians. Zero footprint (ZFP) viewers provide imaging tools from...
The webinar "State of the Art in MRI Pediatric Brain Perfusion Imaging" educates participants about the state of the art clinical and emerging translational...

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