Technology

Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced the U.S....

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved LeGoo, a gel allowing surgeons to temporarily stop blood flow during surgery....

AF Stat released updates to the AFib Educator, a free smartphone app and desktop widget designed to help healthcare providers better explain atrial fibrillation (AFib) to...

The Axera Device enhances insertability into the femoral artery and overall procedural usage while continuing to deliver the clinical benefits of the implant-free arstaotomy procedure. The device q...
A warranty program is available in the United States that covers Boston Scientific’s cardiac resynchronization defibrillator (CRT-D) devices and leads in the event of chronic phrenic nerve stimulation...
A new version of the Liberator Locking Stylet with Beacon Tip Technology, a distinct radiopaque tip marker, was unveiled at Heart Rhythm 2011....

The Consulta and Syncra CRT-P systems, from Medtronic, are the first cardiac resynchronization therapy-pacemaker (CRT-P) systems to include OptiVol Fluid Status Monitoring.

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Intelligent Structured Reporting (ISR) technology, an advanced software decision support system, has been added to the Synapse family of software solutions to enhance clinical workflow and increase di...

A transseptal puncture module for education and simulation technology is available for the Simbionix Angio Mentor simulator.

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Dabigatran is an alternative to warfarin to help prevent dangerous blood clots in patients with atrial fibrillation, according to guidelines from the American College of Cardiology, American Heart Ass...

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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The Mynx Cadence Vascular Closure Device (VCD), from AccessClosure, offers physicians smoother device deployment while maintaining all the benefits of the original Mynx.

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The Arstasis One Access Device, from Arstasis, is the first commercially available alternative to the Seldinger Technique.

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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 Bengal Radial Compression Band helps close the radial artery after a cardiovascular procedure....

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....

A second generation transradial compression bracelet is designed to obtain a stable compression of the radial artery....

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....