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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...

December 12, 2011 – Hansen Medical UK Ltd., a subsidiary of Hansen Medical Inc., a developer of robotic technology for accurate 3-D control of catheter movement, announced a new multi-center...

December 5, 2011 – New study shows significant increase in quality of life (QoL) among overweight patients following ablation of atrial fibrillation (AF), compared to patients with a lower body...

October 14, 2011 – CardioFocus Inc., developer of the HeartLight endoscopic ablation system (EAS) for the treatment of atrial fibrillation (AF), announced that its HeartLight EAS was used to...

August 24, 2011 — CardioFocus Inc., developer of the HeartLight endoscopic ablation system (EAS) for the treatment of atrial fibrillation (AF), announced the system is now available in the United...

August 23, 2011 — nContact Inc. has received CE Mark approval for the EPi-Sense Guided Coagulation Device with VisiTrax for the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias, including atrial fibrillation (AF...

August 2, 2011 — St. Jude Medical Inc. today announced the first patient was enrolled in the EAST (Early comprehensive Atrial fibrillation Stroke prevention Trial) clinical trial.

July 18, 2011 — An article published in the European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery demonstrates the importance of a comprehensive epicardial lesion pattern to confirm conduction...

July 14, 2011 – Endosense, a Swiss medical technology company, has announced completion of the first patient case utilizing prototype software that integrates the contact-force data provided by...

July 13, 2011 – Many children and teens suffering from tachycardia, or rapid heart rate, have relied on medication to regulate their heart rhythms and control symptoms such as fatigue, dizziness and...