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Wearable cardioverter defibrillators (WCD) can be an effective therapy option for patients with a transient or undefined arrhythmic risk, according to the WEARIT-II Registry, the largest...

Biotronik announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted approval for its Ilesto 7 implantable cardioverter-defibrillator/cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillator (ICD/CRT-D...

BioSense Webster eMARQable Clinical Study nMARQ System Atrial Fibrillation

Biosense Webster Inc. announced the first patient has been enrolled in the reMARQable clinical study. ReMARQable will assess the safety and efficacy of the use of the nMARQ Pulmonary Vein...

GE Healthcare Innova EPVision 2.0, an application that combines information from electrophysiology (EP) recording and live fluoroscopy, and Dose Blueprint, a comprehensive dose management strategy...

The Population Health Research Institute (PHRI) has conducted a further independent analysis of data received from ongoing prospective registries that monitor the performance of the St. Jude...

Boston Scientific has received CE Mark approval for the Rhythmia Mapping System, a 3-D mapping and navigation solution for use in cardiac catheter ablations and other electrophysiology (EP)...

St. Jude Medical Inc., a global medical device company, has announced first enrollment of its MultiPoint Pacing clinical study to build upon its first- to-market Quadripolar Pacing System....

eCardio Diagnostics announced the launch of eCardio Verite — a patient-friendly, wireless monitor offering seamless transition between mobile cardiac telemetry and cardiac event monitoring when...

Zoll WEARIT-II Trial Results Heart Rhythm Society Annual Scientific Session

Zoll Medical said results from the prospective registry and follow-up of Patients Using the Wearable Defibrillator (WEARIT-II) trial will be presented in a late-breaking clinical trial...

St. Jude Medical Inc. announced CE Mark approval and European launch of its Allure Quadra Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Pacemaker (CRT-P). This CRT-P system offers more pacing...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Kcentra (prothrombin complex concentrate, human) for the urgent reversal of vitamin K antagonist (VKA) anticoagulation in adults with acute major...

The first patient in the United States has been implanted with the Boston Scientific Corporation ImageReady MR Conditional pacing system in the SAMURAI clinical trial. The study is...

Quail Digital, cath lab

Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla, Calif., has installed two 12-user headset systems from Quail Digital. The hospital has implemented the systems in the cath EP Labs. Wireless headsets are...

Zoll Medical has entered into an agreement with Reflectance Medical Inc. to develop and market a ruggedized version of the Mobile CareGuide sensor for detecting the onset of shock in...

Angiotech Vena Cava Filter

One venous puncture, rather than two, is a safe and effective approach to intravascular ultrasound-guided inferior vena cava filter placement in critically-ill patients according to a new study...

The staffing firm SpringBoard Healthcare is conducting a wage information survey to gather information about cath lab’s across the country. Reader input is needed to create a clear picture of...

Maquet Cardiovascular LLC has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and European CE mark approval for its new Air-Band Radial Compression Device....

AigisRX Antibacterial Envelope Tryx Infection Control

 

Tyrx announced the first implantation of its new AigisRx R Fully Resorbable Antibacterial Envelope has taken place at the Quebec Heart and Lung Institute in Quebec City, Canada by Dr...

Olympus Articulating HD 3-D Laparoscopic Surgical Video System

Olympus received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Articulating HD 3-D Laparoscopic Surgical Video System. It delivers value to surgeons and patients by...