Technology

An ergonomic, peel-away introducer sheath facilitates placement of electrophysiology device leads and catheters in the venous system....

The Arctic Front Cardiac CryoAblation Catheter system, by Medtronic, is indicated to treat drug refractory recurrent symptomatic paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (PAF).

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A Web-based remote pacemaker monitoring service from Philips offers 24-hour service.

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The RE-LY study established the safety and efficacy of Pradaxa (generic: dabigatran etexilate) for stroke prevention in patients with atrial fibrillation (AFib) without INR monitoring, dose adjustment...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) expanded the indication for three cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillators (CRT-D) to all classes of heart failure patients....

A new collection of software applications can be used with the Innova angiography system to better visualize transcatheter structural heart cases....

To help support proactive patient care for those at risk for worsening heart failure, Medtronic introduced the CareLink Network for Heart Failure....

The St. Jude Medical's EnSite Velocity System helps guide treatment of cardiac arrhythmias by creating a 3-D cardiac map and model based on the information from electrophysiology (EP) catheters.

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A cardiac patient remote monitoring solution feeds live information to smart phones....

The CartoXPress Software Module and the Lasso NAV Circular Mapping Catheter are designed for use with the Carto XP Mapping System to treat cardiac arrythmias.

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The single-use EZ Steer bi-directional catheters are now cleared for reprocessing through Ascent....

An easy-to-wear, single-use, continuous ambulatory cardiac rhythm monitor yields high-quality diagnostic information, while providing greater patient comfort and improved compliance....

Twenty percent smaller than than previously released Biotronik pacemakers, the Evia offers integrated, wireless, remote monitoring capabilities.

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An integrated, break-away hemostasis valve is integrated into a new lead delivery system is designed to minimize blood loss and allow for easier implantation....

A simulation system is designed to augment traditional procedural training on laser-assisted lead extraction procedures, permitting hands-on practice with extraction tools in a virtual environment....

A cellular accessory has been added to an implantable cardiac device remote monitoring system to make it easier for patients to securely send information to their physicians....

A wireless USB adaptor allows patients with implantable cardiac devices to stay connected with physicians without the need for a standard landline phone connection....

An antibacterial wrap for implanted pacemakers and defibrillators is designed to provide protection against infections. The AigisRx Flat delivers the antimicrobial agents rifampin and minocycline.

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Partnering with leading implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICD) and pacemaker manufacturers, ScottCare Corp....

The Sorin Paradym CRT Model 8750 cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillator (CRT-D) features a new battery technology that delivers 37 joules, one of the highest energy levels of any implantable ...

A large-capacity RFID-enabled cabinet for cath labs has 25 cubic feet of storage space to protect and track a variety of high-value items like stents and other intravascular devices.

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The Celsius RMT ThermoCool ablation catheter for use with Stereotaxis' magnetic navigation system in the treatment of type 1 atrial flutter.

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December 8, 2009 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gave 510(k) clearance last week for Spectranetics’ new VisiSheath Dilator Sheath for pacing and defibrillator lead removal....

In an effort to lower clinician radiation exposure in the cath lab, Philips Healthcare offers the DoseAware system, which displays the real-time dose each clinician receives and alerts them when they ...

The CARTO 3 Navigation System is a three-dimensional imaging system that allows electrophysiologists to quickly and accurately visualize cardiac anatomy....