Heart Failure

There have been several recent advancements in implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) technology to extend battery life, improvements in patient monitoring to avoid needless shocks, the introduction of quadripolar lead devices to improve dev...

There are several new interventional and minimally invasive surgical heart failure (HF) devices in development or in trials that might offer new ways to boost patient volume in the coming years. There is a lot of potential economic opportunity in...

September 9, 2014 — Use of a quadripolar left ventricular (LV) lead instead of a bipolar option during cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) can decrease complications at six months, according to preliminary hot line results presented at the 201...

August 28, 2014 — Medtronic Inc. announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of its newest cardiac resynchronization therapy-pacemaker, Viva CRT-P, for indicated patients with heart failure or atrioventricular (AV) block.

Sunshine Heart, C-Pulse, COUNTER HF, study, FDA, heart failure
Sunshine Heart Inc. announced it has received unconditional approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to conduct an interim analysis of COUNTER...
Stronger Hearts Helpline, heart failure, telecardiology, California
The National Forum for Heart Disease & Stroke Prevention announced the launch of the Stronger Hearts Helpline, a 24/7 free call-center...
Quadripolar lead, Medtronic, Attain, VivaQuad, CRT-D
There have been several recent advancements in implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) technology to extend battery life, improvements in patient...
Here are my predictions for technologies to watch in the coming year that have the potential to fundamentally change the practice of cardiology:
The Cellular P201 telehealth blood pressure monitoring system from Ostar Healthcare Technology is an advanced chronic disease remote
CORcare from COR Medical Technologies is a comprehensive instant outcome support system for rapid and accurate diagnosis, treatment, and...
The American College of Cardiology (ACC) has launched a Guideline Clinical App to serve as the mobile home for all ACC/American Heart...

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There have been several recent advancements in implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) technology to extend battery life, improvements in patient...
EP lab, Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators, Heart Failure
Boston Scientific Corporation announced the launch and first U.S. implant of its line of Extended Longevity (EL) implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICD...
St. Jude Medical, SJM, CardioMems
There are several new interventional and minimally invasive surgical heart failure (HF) devices in development or in trials that might offer new ways to boost...
In partnership with Intel-GE Care Innovations, Cigna-HealthSpring is expanding its population health program that utilizes interactive tablets – the Intel...

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