Atrial Fibrillation Therapies

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...

New research has found that bariatric surgery is an effective way to control weight in morbidly obese patients who are at risk for developing atrial fibrillation (AF). Bariatric or weight loss surgery is an operation on the stomach that limits foo...

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.

A new physician poster presentation at the Atrial Fibrillation Symposium 19th Annual International Meeting in Orlando, Fla., reports long-term outcomes for the...
Medtronic Reveal XT ICM CRYSTAL AF Clinical Trial Atrial Fibrillation
Medtronic Inc. announced results from the CRYSTAL AF (CRYptogenic STroke And underLying Atrial Fibrillation) clinical trial, published in The New England...
June 23, 2014 — Researchers have announced the results of a four-year study that used 3-D echocardiography to examine the role of mid left atrial cross...
June 17, 2014 — University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center is among the first in the country to offer the BioSense Webster's ThermoCool SmartTouch catheter...
Kalila Medical Vado Steerable Introducer Sheath Atrial Fibrillation Albation EP
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...
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Boston Scientific’s IntellaTip MiFi XP catheter and granted 510(k) clearance for the...

Articles

New research has found that bariatric surgery is an effective way to control weight in morbidly obese patients who are at risk for developing atrial...
Alivecor, ECG, smartphone patient monitoring
The American College of Cardiology (ACC) annual meeting is a key event where vendors launch new cardiology technologies. After walking the entire expo floor at...
April 10, 2014 — The 2014 Guideline for the Management of Patients With Atrial Fibrillation includes recommendations for an increased use of radio frequency (...
atrial fibrillation, LARIAT
Doctors at the Stony Brook Heart Institute Electrophysiology Lab are using a new nonsurgical technique called the Lariat Suture Delivery Device to treat...

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CVIS, cardiovascular information system, webinar
Join Ascendian Healthcare Consulting and GE Healthcare during a webinar Wednesday, July 16 to learn about the access, productivity, and revenue cycle efficiency benefits of a modern cardiovascular...
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This webinar focuses on implementation of different strategies to help clinicians reduce radiation exposure during interventional cardiology procedures, both for patient and operators. It offers an...

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