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Management of implanted leads for pacemakers and defibrillators is a growing concern among physicians with more than 2 million Americans relying on a pacemaker or defibrillator to regulate their...

The practice of cardiac catheter ablation may experience a big boost as catheter ablation systems are poised to be indicated for the treatment of atrial fibrillation (AFib).

There have been numerous new products released in the past year to enhance implantable pacing and defibrillation devices, but new advances in remote monitoring seem to be paving the way of the...

Many formerly invasive diagnostic and interventional cardiology procedures have migrated to less invasive or percutaneous options. The subsequent rise in cath lab procedures has increased the need...

Choosing the right device to regulate or jump-start the heart can be a challenge. Not only does a patient’s symptoms often dictate whether a pacemaker or defibrillator is a more appropriate...

When cardiologists send their high-risk patients home, they may be protected with a host of tools, including implantable cardiac devices and pacemakers and strict regimens of medications.
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Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, a University of Pennsylvania Health System hospital, is rated one of the top 100 Top Hospitals for cardiovascular care by Solucient — a distinction it has...

When it comes to treating patients suffering from heart failure, which is typically defined as a heart whose pumping power is weaker than normal, physicians are facing a paradox.