Technology

cryoICE, Atricure, ablation probe, cryoanalgesia, thoracotomy

The cryoICE cryo ablation probe (CRYO2) from AtriCure Inc. is designed to provide cryoanalgesia for temporary pain management. It is the first U.S....

Boston Scientific, Watchman LAA device, FDA approval

The Watchman left atrial appendage closure device from Boston Scientific Corp....

ACC, Guideline App, prevention, atrial fibrillation, clinical decision support

Version 2.0 of the American College of Cardiology's Guideline Clinical App includes the healthy lifestyle and obesity guidelines, marking the full set of clinical prevention guidelines released by ...

Ablation Catheters, Atrial Fibrillation, EP Lab, FlexAbility Ablation Catheter

January 29, 2015 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced U.S....

AliveCor Heart Monitor, third generation, ECG, atrial fibrillation, AF

The third-generation AliveCor Heart Monitor from AliveCor Inc. gives users the ability to identify and manage heart conditions with a U.S....

The TactiCath Quartz irrigated ablation catheter from St. Jude Medical Inc....

alivecore, alivercor, smartphone ECG, AF, Afrib, atrial fibrillation

AliveCor's latest version of the AliveECG app provides patients with free real-time atrial fibrillation (AF) detection i...

AtriCure AtriClip Flex Atrial Fibrillation Therapies Cardiac Surgery LAA Occlude

AtriClip Flex is a new device from AtriCure with a more flexible aluminum shaft that allows surgeons to better maneuver within a patient’s particular anatom...

AliveCor's algorithm to detect atrial fibrillation (AF), the most common form of cardiac arrhythmia, is cleared by the U...

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 deflection....

Biosense Webster Thermocool Smarttouch Catheter Atrial Fibrillation Ablation EP

Biosense Webster Inc.’s Thermocool Smarttouch Catheter enables direct and real-time measurement of contact force during catheter ablation procedures for patients suffering from drug-resistant parox...

The TigerPaw System II is a mechanical occlusion device developed by LAAx Inc....

April 5, 2013 — A study led by researchers at the University of North Carolina indicates a newly approved blood thinner blocks a key component of the human blood clotting system and may increase th...

Lumax 740 DX system, ICD

The Biotronik Lumax 740 DX system is a first-in-class 

EPi-Sense Guilded Coagulation Device nContact VisiTrax

The VisiTrax cardiac ablation device, EPi-Sense, now has embedded sensing capability....

CoaguChek XS Plus System Point of Care Testing Blood Testing

The Roche CoaguChek XS Plus system is a point-of-care anticoagulation monitor that offers connectivity and data management tools to help healthcare professionals ma...