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iRhythm Technologies announced that a prospective study by Scripps Translational Science Institute (STSI) has found that use of...

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Boston Scientific Corp. has received CE mark approval of its X4 line of quadripolar ...

AtriCure Inc., an atrial fibrillation (AF) medical device provider, and Endoscopic Technologies Inc, doing...

Atrial fibrillation (AF), long considered the most common condition leading to an irregular heartbeat, is a growing and...

CSL Behring announced that Kcentra (Prothrombin Complex Concentrate [Human]) has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for an expanded indication — urgent reversal of acquired...

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Circulatory System Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee voted favorably Dec. 11 in a 13-1 vote that the benefits of the Watchman...

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With the benefits of conventional strategies for therapeutic hypothermia following cardiac arrest being called in to question following the publication of two new studies, brain...

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Topera Inc. shared the results of an independent evaluation of its diagnostic system’s ability to improve atrial...

Combining genetic data with clinical information to determine the initial dosage of the blood thinner warfarin, used to prevent blood clots in the circulatory system, was no more effective in...

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Millar Inc. and CD Leycom announced the appointment of Millar as the exclusive U.S. distributor of CD Leycom’s clinical Inca in pressure-volume (PV) loop system and disposable clinical PV loop...

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A multidisciplinary team of experts in heart failure, cardiac arrhythmia and neurosurgery at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City are testing nerve stimulation in the neck as a therapy for heart...

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AtriCure Inc., a developer of solutions to treat atrial fibrillation, announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) approval to begin enrollment in a clinical study of AtriCure’s...

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The tiny device, about the size of the head of a pen, can be delivered via a delivery catheter through the venous system and placed directly into the myocardium of the right ventricle. 

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Doctors have known for years that atrial fibrillation (AF) increases the risk for stroke, but now researchers...

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a Class I recall of Baylis Medical’s TorFlex Transseptal Guiding Sheath Kit device designed for ...

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According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the anticipated Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of Boston Scientific's Watchman device will drive rapid growth in the market for...

Medtronic Inc. announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of its Lead Integrity Alert (LIA) software for use with non-Medtronic ...

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An independent study from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, published online this week in EP EuroPace, showed significant differences in battery longevity...

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St. Jude Medical Inc. announced the completion of its acquisition of Nanostim Inc., developer of a miniaturized, leadless pacemaker, and that the device received CE mark clearance in Europe....