Atrial Fibrillation

July 31, 2014 — Radiation therapy may offer a promising new noninvasive alternative treatment for the millions of Americans whose high blood pressure doesn’t respond to medication, suggests preliminary research presented at the 56th annual me...

Medtronic Inc. announced results from the CRYSTAL AF (CRYptogenic STroke And underLying Atrial Fibrillation) clinical trial, published in The New England Journal of Medicine. The trial found that continuous cardiac monitoring with the Reveal XT in...

April 10, 2014 — The 2014 Guideline for the Management of Patients With Atrial Fibrillation includes recommendations for an increased use of radio frequency (RF) ablation in the treatment of non-valvular atrial fibrillation, the addition of three...

Topera Inc. received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for the latest generation of its 3D Mapping System.

Atrial fibrillation, heart valve repair, software, mobile devices, ACC app
The American College of Cardiology’s recently released Guideline Clinical App has expanded with the addition of tools and guideline content for two conditions...
EP Lab, Atrial Fibrilation, RhythmView 3-D Mapping System, MIP Award
Topera, Inc. announced that its RhythmView 3-D Mapping System received the Most Innovative New Product (MIP) Award at the 2014 CONNECT MIP Awards.
cardiovascular surgery, atrial fibrillation, Minneapolis Heart Institute Found.
Researchers at the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation have found that when care teams started following a new set of guidelines for certain patients...
Medi‐Lynx Cardiac Monitoring LLC and MEDICALgorithmics will participate in a research project, investigating the impact of lifestyle modification on ablation...
The TactiCath Quartz irrigated ablation catheter from St. Jude Medical Inc. gives physicians a real-time, objective measure of the force
The Vado steerable introducer sheath from Kalila Medical is the first of its kind steerable sheath that does not require pull wires for tip...
Biosense Webster Inc.’s Thermocool Smarttouch Catheter enables direct and real-time measurement of contact force during catheter ablation...
Irvine Biomedical Inc.’s Therapy Cool Flex Ablation Catheter is a steerable, deflectable, irrigated catheter used to treat atrial flutter...

Articles

AHA, warfarin, antiplatelet therapy, atrial fibrillation, anti-clotting, EP lab
Long-term overtreatment with the anti-clotting drug warfarin combined with antiplatelet therapy to prevent stroke may raise the risk of dementia in people with...
Topera, Abbott, FIRMap, rotors, rotor mapping
Abbott has entered into an agreement to purchase Topera Inc., a private, venture-backed medical device company focused on developing electrophysiology...
alivecore, alivercor, smartphone ECG, AF, Afrib, atrial fibrillation
September 29, 2014 — AliveCor announced the launch of the latest version of the AliveECG app, which provides patients with free real-time atrial fibrillation (...
September 26, 2014 — The American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS) has released new evidence-based guidelines for the prevention and treatment of...

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There were a few intriguing technology trends at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)...
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All major technology advances in the world of radiology, including cardiac imaging, are unveiled or...
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The CME webinar "State of the Art in MRI Pediatric Brain Perfusion Imaging" will educate participants in the state of the art clinical and emerging...
This webinar discusses why contemporary adult cardiac interventions require significant ionizing radiation with potential health risks to both the patient and...
This webinar explained the benefits of better access, productivity and revenue cycle efficiency in a modern cardiovascular information system (CVIS...

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