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Ablation Systems Balloon Atrial Fibrillation Therapies EP Lab Apama Shifamed

Apama Medical is a privately held medical device company formed by Shifamed's medical incubator. It received Chinese notice of allowance for claims covering their low profile electrode assembly...

Medtronic Reveal Linq Insertable Cardiac Monitor Implantable Holter ECG Wireless

Medtronic Inc. announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance, CE marking and the global launch of its Reveal Linq Insertable Cardiac Monitor (ICM) System. Medtronic...

Medtronic Micra Transcatheter Pacing System TPS EP Lab Clinical Trial Study

Medtronic Inc. announced the first U.S. implant of the Micra Transcatheter Pacing System (TPS). The device was successfully implanted at NYU Langone Medical Center by Larry Chinitz, M.D., director...

St. Jude Medical Nanostim Leadless Pacemaker EP Lab Clinical Trial

St. Jude Medical selected Dignity Health Sequoia Hospital's Heart and Vascular Institute and Silicon Valley Cardiology to participate in a ...

LAPTOP-HF Telecardiology Remote Patient Monitoring ICM EP Lab Heart Failure ECG

A new treatment option for heart disease is being tested at The University of Kansas Hospital that could be...

AliveCor Heart Monitor FDA EP Lab ECG Cardiac Diagnostics Mobile Remote

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted AliveCor Inc. over-the-counter (OTC) clearance for the AliveCor Heart Monitor, a single-channel ...

Biotronik, a manufacturer of implantable cardiac devices and wireless remote monitoring technologies, has been...

Vascular Solutions ThrombiDisc Topical Hemostat Introducer Sheaths Cath Lab

Vascular Solutions Inc. launched the ThrombiDisc topical hemostat designed for use around...

DECAFF MRI Atrial Fibrillation Therapies Ablation Systems EP Lab Clinical Study

A University of Utah-led study for treatment of patients with atrial fibrillation (A-fib) provides strong...

eCardio Diagnostics is opening its second Independent Diagnostic Testing Facility (IDTF) in San...

American College of Cardiology Clinical Trial Cath Lab EP Cardiac Diagnostics

Results from several late breaking clinical trials will be presented during  the American College of...

St. Jude Medical Nanostim Leadless Pacemaker EP Lab

The first U.S. implant was announced for St. Jude Medical’s LEADLESS II pivotal trial, designed to evaluate the...

therapeutic hypothermia, Philips InnerCool

Use of therapeutic hypothermia is used to prevent neurological damage in patients who suffer sudden cardiac arrest (SCA), and there are many advocates suggesting a similar approach can...

Biotronik ProMRI Clinical Study Pacemaker EP Lab Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Biotronik enrolled the first patients in an expansion of their ongoing ProMRI trial to test its ...

Pressure Products SafeSept Needle Free Transseptal Guidewire EP Cath Lab

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Pressure Products Inc.’s SafeSept Needle Free Transseptal ...

St. Jude Medical Nanostim Leadless Pacemaker EP Lab

Prof. Richard Schilling implanted St. Jude Medical Inc.’s Nanostim retrievable leadless pacemaker at St....

Biotronik Home Monitoring Remote Monitoring Systems ECG Wireless EP Lab

An Effectiveness and Cost of ICD Follow-Up Schedule with Telecardiology (ECOST) study indicated the Biotronik Home Monitoring may reduce follow-up costs in patients with implantable...

FDA Premarket Approval PMA Clinical Study EP Lab Cath Leads Implantable Devices

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved many cardiac implantable electronic device...

Irvine Biomedical Therapy Cool Flex Ablation Catheter St. Jude Medical

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gave market clearance to Irvine Biomedical Inc., a St. Jude Medical company, for its Therapy Cool Flex Ablation Catheter and IBI 1500T9-CP v.1.7 Cardiac...

The Cardiovascular Research Foundation’s Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) 2013 offers many new insights about the latest cardiovascular technologies and treatment techniques. These...