Technology

Leonhardt Ventures and Core Manufacturing LLC announced its partnership in June 2013 to manufacture and bring to market a lineup of medical technologies, including:

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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...

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...

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 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....

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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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 ...