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May 24, 2012 -- nContact Inc., a provider of  epicardial ablation devices, announced that new long-term physician data demonstrated promising clinical outcomes for the multidisciplinary...

A new electromapping technique can better visualize the rotor (similar to the eye of a hurricane) around which atrial fibrillation electrical activity rotates. Using this map, the...

Patients with the heart rhythm disorder atrial fibrillation (AFib) who received first-line catheter ablation treatment had a longer arrhythmia-free interval than patients receiving anti-...

May 14, 2012 – Endosense said there has been strong interest and significant advancement in the move toward making contact-force sensing a standard-of-care in ...

The new irrigated ablation catheter combines Biosense Webster’s latest porous tip technology with the accurate visualization of the Carto3 3-D mapping and ablation system. This enhanced technology...

May 9, 2012 — Sound Interventions Inc. announced the successful completion of the company's first-in-human clinical trial to treat resistant hypertension, SOUND-ITV.

ReCor Medical disclosed updated data for the REDUCE First-In-Man clinical study of its CE-marked Paradise (percutaneous renal denervation system) ultrasound platform, which is...

March 16, 2012 — Boston Scientific Corp. announced Health Canada approval of the Blazer open-irrigated catheter, the company's latest radiofrequency ablation (RFA) catheter designed to treat a...

The Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) issued an international consensus statement on indications, techniques and outcomes of catheter and surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation (AF).

February 28, 2012 — nContact Inc. announced a new preclinical study examining a unique minimally invasive percutaneous approach to accessing the heart that may enable electrophysiologists (EPs) to...

February 24, 2012 — CardioFocus Inc., developer of the HeartLight Endoscopic Ablation System (EAS) for the treatment of atrial fibrillation (AF), announced the first patient has been enrolled and...

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February 20, 2012 — ReCor Medical announced that its Paradise percutaneous ultrasound renal denervation system for achieving rhas received the CE mark. Paradise is designed to treat patients with...

February 15, 2012 — Vessix Vascular Inc., developer of a novel percutaneous radiofrequency (RF) balloon catheter technology, announced that it will make its first detailed public presentation of...

February 6, 2012 — Vascular Solutions Inc. announced it is marketing a reprocessing service for the ClosureFAST radiofrequency ablation catheter in the United States

February 3, 2012 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the premarket approval application (PMA) for the St. Jude Medical Therapy Cool Path Duo and Satire BLU Duo ablation...

Aria Health electrophysiologists (from left to right) Roger A. Marinchak, M.D.,

February 2, 2012 — Aria Health, the largest healthcare provider in Northeast Philadelphia and Bucks County, is the first on the East Coast to utilize Epoch, the latest generation of the...

January 25, 2012 — CardioFocus, Inc. developer of the HeartLight Endoscopic Ablation System (EAS) for the treatment of atrial fibrillation (AF) announced that a new study in the Journal of...

January 18, 2011  – Epicardial ablation device vendor nContact Inc. said data presented by physicians in two posters at the 17th Annual International Boston Atrial...

January 16, 2012 — Endosense has announced the European launch of the TactiCath 75 force-sensing ablation catheter as well as results of the EFFICAS clinical study of contact force-sensing in...

January 3, 2012 – Novadaq Technologies Inc., a developer of real-time imaging systems for use in the operating room, and Maquet  Cardiovascular, a manufacturer of products for cardiac surgery...