Technology

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....

A vascular closure device using a single suture fitted with stainless steel rings helps quickly close femoral artery access sites and allows faster patient mobility than compression.

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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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An absorbable fibrin sealant patch for use in cardiovascular surgery prevents mild and moderate bleeding from small blood vessels, when standard surgical techniques are ineffective or impractical.

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Vascular Solutions offers a variety of hemostasis products used to stop bleeding....

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 ...

The Gator ClipSeal Plug is designed to maintain a hemostatic seal around 0.035- or 0.038-inch guide wires within large hemostatic valve introducer sheaths to minimize blood loss.

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The Zoom 2010 transradial compression bracelet from Zoom Co Medic is designed to obtain a stable compression of the radial artery....

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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The new design of the D-Stat Rad-Band incorporates a quick-release feature and a larger release tab, making it easier to detach the translucent comfort pad without disrupting clot integrity.

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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....

Defibtech new ReviveR View automated external defibrillator (AED), introduced in October 2009, features a full-color LCD display and is the first AED to use digital video to show how to save a life of...

Biosense Webster's CARTO 3 System is an advanced 3D imaging technology for use by electrophysiologists in treating cardiac arrhythmias....

Hansen Medical's next generation Sensei X Robotic Catheter System provides physicians with improved electrophysiology (EP) procedural planning and workflow, and enhancements in catheter control within...

St. Jude Medical's EnSite Velocity Cardiac Mapping System, which is designed to help physicians more efficiently diagnose and guide therapy to treat abnormal heart rhythms....

The LifeVest wearable defibrillator is worn by patients at risk for sudden cardiac arrest (SCA), providing protection during their changing condition and while permanent SCA risk has not been establis...