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December 26, 2007 - Medtronic Inc. announced that it has entered into an agreement to settle lawsuits relating to its Marquis line of implanted cardiac defibrillators that were the subject of a...

December 4, 2007 - ELA Medical Inc. intiated U.S. enrollment in the OPTION study (Optimal Anti-tachycardia Therapy in ICD Patients without Pacing Indications), which will evaluate therapies and...

November 13, 2007- There is significant underutilization of many guideline-indicated life-saving medical and device therapies for heart failure (HF) patients, according to the Registry to Improve...

November 7, 2007 - The application of clinical practice modifications combined with advanced electronic technologies can improve the care of patients at risk for sudden cardiac arrest (SCA),...

October 16, 2007 – Medtronic Inc. said in a statement that it has voluntarily suspended worldwide distribution of the Sprint Fidelis family of defibrillation leads because of the potential for...

October 16, 2007 — In response to Medtronic’s decision to voluntarily suspend its Sprint Fidelis defibrillation leads, the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) made a statement to underscore the importance...

October 9, 2007 – Medtronic Inc. today announced that it has begun enrolling in the PRECEDE-HF clinical trial that will evaluate Medtronic’s proprietary Cardiac Compass and OptiVol Fluid Status...

September 18, 2007 - St. Jude Medical Inc. announced FDA approval of its first radiofrequency (RF) wireless devices to treat patients with heart failure and with potentially lethal heart...

July 31, 2007 - Implantable defibrillators can reduce the risk of sudden death in high-risk patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, according to a new study conducted at the Hypertrophic...

July 11, 2007 - Baptist Cardiovascular Services launches a video interview with Cardiac Electrophysiologist Drew Pickett, M.D., on how implanting a defibrillator can help reduce sudden cardiac...

April 17, 2007 — Signalife has announced it has hired a new distribution organization for its Fidelity 100 product line. The group consists of independent distributor reps for cardiac rhythm...