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Results of the double-blind, randomized study ISSUE-3 found patients suffering from fainting due to a neurocardiogenic syncope had fewer fainting occurrences when treated with a pacemaker. The...

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) 2012 Scientific Session, held March 24-27 in Chicago, was the first major cardiology show this year for vendors to display their latest innovations. A...

The cost to place an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) increased by $844 per case after a new requirement from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) went into effect in...

The Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) issued an international consensus statement on indications, techniques and outcomes of catheter and surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation (AF).

As catheter-based, minimally invasive procedures expand rapidly beyond treatment of the coronary arteries into all areas of the human anatomy, angiography X-ray imaging systems have moved beyond...

Based on my observations and those of the doctors on the Diagnostic & Interventional Cardiology Editorial Advisory Board, we created the following list of predictions of what will be hot...

The ideal treatment of AF would be a truly minimally invasive procedure with results comparable to the Cox maze. This goal led to the convergence of surgical and electrophysiologic expertise to...

Estimates say up to 75 percent of patients with a pacemaker will need magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) over the course of their lifetime.[1]  Yet as the industry has long been aware, MRIs can...

Each year I attend Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT), I comb the event and its sessions looking for the next big trend or technological innovations in cardiovascular devices. Below...

Indiana University (IU) Health La Porte Hospital in La Porte, Ind., made the decision to build an advanced EP procedure lab right in the community with holding areas, ancillary workspaces, office...