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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...

Magnets may interfere with the operation of pacemakers and implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs), according to a study published in the December 2006 edition of “Heart Rhythm.”