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Boston Scientific Formio Vitalio Inliven Pacemakers EP Lab

Boston Scientific Corporation is launching a new family of pacemakers in Europe. These pacemakers monitor respiration, adjust pacing accordingly, and support insight into the patient's overall...

June 25, 2013 — Zoll Medical Corp. announced that a paper published in Critical Care Medicine reported the likelihood of achieving a return of spontaneous circulation (ROSC)...

Medtronic Inc. announced new data demonstrating that simultaneously pacing the lower chambers of the heart, or biventricular (BiV) pacing with a cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) device,...

Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), a procedure traditionally used during cardiac surgeries and in the intensive care unit (ICU) that functions as an artificial replacement for a patient's...

The American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association released an expanded clinical practice guideline for the management of patients with heart failure, updating definitions and...

Data presented at Heart Rhythm 2013 show that Medtronic Inc. Lead Integrity Alert (LIA) software detected pace/sense lead issues in non-Medtronic leads at a greater rate than standard impedance...

The U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey approved an agreement under which Vascular Solutions Inc. will cease further manufacture, sales and distribution of its R-Band Radial...

Zoll Medical Corp. has received Shonin approval from the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) to enter the Japanese market with its Intravascular Temperature Management (IVTM)...

A device commonly used to treat dangerous heart rhythms may cause more issues for patients than a simpler version of the same device. The implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) prevents...

The Journal of American College of Cardiology has published the results from Corindus Vascular Robotics’ CorPath PRECISE (Percutaneous Robotic-Enhanced Coronary Intervention)...

New research presented at Heart Rhythm 2013 continues to show promising results for focal impulse and rotor modulation (FIRM) mapping to effectively target atrial fibrillation (AF) sources and...

The incremental mortality in implantable pacemaker and defibrillator recipients who experience a device infection, compared to patients without device infection, is substantial and persists for at...

New data from 100,438 patients with Boston Scientific implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) and cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillators (CRT-Ds...

St. Jude Medical gained CE mark approval of its Ilumien Optis percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) optimization system to better visualize stent planning and navigation. The system integrates...

Boston Scientific Corporation completed a first-in-human clinical trial utilizing the IntellaTip MiFi XP Ablation Catheter for the treatment of type 1 atrial flutter, an arrhythmia originating in...

St. Jude Medical Inc. has received CE Mark approval of its next-generation Ellipse and SJM Assura portfolio of implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) and cardiac resynchronization therapy...

Endosense, tacticath, contact force, electrophysiology

New study data released at the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) meeting last week validates the importance of contact force technology focused on improving the efficacy and safety of catheter...

nContact Inc. said it received conditional approval for an investigational device exemption (IDE) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to begin enrollment in the CONVERGE...

Thermocool Smarttouch, Biosense webster force sensing

Biosense Webster Inc. announced the 12-month safety and effectiveness results of the Thermocool Smarttouch catheter and software module in the treatment of symptomatic, drug refractory, paroxysmal...

Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. offers electrophysiology (EP) clinicians an Infinix-i cardiovascular X-ray system tailored for EP procedures with a new package of features, accessories and...