Atrial Fibrillation

Medtronic, CardioInsight, ECVUE

Medtronic has acquired CardioInsight Technologies Inc., a Cleveland-based medical device company that has developed a new approach to improve the mapping of electrical di...

The American College of Cardiology (ACC), Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) and Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) released a new overview on the implantation of left atrial appendage occlusion devices.

A study presented at Heart Rhythm 2015 found that botulinum toxin (botox) injections into epicardial fat pads during coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery can be beneficial for the patient. The injection not only reduces the incidence of pos...

Medtronic plc announced the Arctic Front Advance ST Cryoablation Catheter has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the treatment of patients with drug refractory, recurrent, symptomatic paroxysmal atrial fibrillation. In E...

A new study proves race and gender-related disparities exist in care for patients who have recently been diagnosed with atrial fibrillation (AF). The study,...
sentraheart lariet, LAA occlusion, FDA safety alert
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is alerting healthcare providers and patients of reports of patient deaths and other serious adverse events...
Medtronic, CardioInsight, acquisition, ECVUE, cardiac mapping system
Medtronic has acquired CardioInsight Technologies Inc., a Cleveland-based medical device company that has developed a new approach to improve the mapping...
SentreHeart, Lariat Suture Delivery Device, FDA, AMAZE Trial, AFib, LAA
SentreHeart Inc. announced that it has received approval for an Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to...
Medtronic, Arctic Front, Advance Cryoablation Catheter, FDA, CE Mark
Medtronic plc announced the Arctic Front Advance ST Cryoablation Catheter has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for
Abbott and GE Healthcare announced an agreement that will bring real-time, patient-specific data about the heart's electrical activity to...
The cryoICE cryo ablation probe (CRYO2) from AtriCure Inc. is designed to provide cryoanalgesia for temporary pain management. It is the...
The Watchman left atrial appendage closure device from Boston Scientific Corp. is a catheter-delivered heart implant designed to close the...

Articles

A new study proves race and gender-related disparities exist in care for patients who have recently been diagnosed with atrial fibrillation (AF). The study,...
sentraheart lariet, LAA occlusion, FDA safety alert
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is alerting healthcare providers and patients of reports of patient deaths and other serious adverse events...
Medtronic, CardioInsight, acquisition, ECVUE, cardiac mapping system
Medtronic has acquired CardioInsight Technologies Inc., a Cleveland-based medical device company that has developed a new approach to improve the mapping...
ACC, HRS, SCAI, left atrial appendage occlusion, recommendations
The American College of Cardiology (ACC), Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) and Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) released a new...

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Here are a few observations on cardiovascular ultrasound advances I made while attending the 2015...
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Centricity, webinar, ZFV, ZFP, viewer, remote viewing system, enterprise
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...
This webinar discusses why contemporary adult cardiac interventions require significant ionizing radiation with potential health risks to both the patient and...

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