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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...

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A new internal defibrillator that treats patients with major heart risks, is...

A clinical trial found that Xa inhibitor edoxaban met the primary efficacy endpoint of non-inferiority compared to warfarin for the prevention of stroke or systemic embolic events (SEE) in...

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Topera Inc. received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for the latest generation of its 3D Mapping System.

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iRhythm Technologies announced that a prospective study by Scripps Translational Science Institute (STSI) has found that use of...

ACC, iPad cardiology apps

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Boston Scientific Corp. has received CE mark approval of its X4 line of quadripolar ...

AtriCure Inc., an atrial fibrillation (AF) medical device provider, and Endoscopic Technologies Inc, doing...

Atrial fibrillation (AF), long considered the most common condition leading to an irregular heartbeat, is a growing and...

CSL Behring announced that Kcentra (Prothrombin Complex Concentrate [Human]) has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for an expanded indication — urgent reversal of acquired...

Watchman, LAA occluder, atrial fibrillation

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Circulatory System Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee voted favorably Dec. 11 in a 13-1 vote that the benefits of the Watchman...

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With the benefits of conventional strategies for therapeutic hypothermia following cardiac arrest being called in to question following the publication of two new studies, brain...

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Topera Inc. shared the results of an independent evaluation of its diagnostic system’s ability to improve atrial...

Combining genetic data with clinical information to determine the initial dosage of the blood thinner warfarin, used to prevent blood clots in the circulatory system, was no more effective in...

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Millar Inc. and CD Leycom announced the appointment of Millar as the exclusive U.S. distributor of CD Leycom’s clinical Inca in pressure-volume (PV) loop system and disposable clinical PV loop...

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A multidisciplinary team of experts in heart failure, cardiac arrhythmia and neurosurgery at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City are testing nerve stimulation in the neck as a therapy for heart...

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AtriCure Inc., a developer of solutions to treat atrial fibrillation, announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) approval to begin enrollment in a clinical study of AtriCure’s...

nanostim pacemaker, SJM

The tiny device, about the size of the head of a pen, can be delivered via a delivery catheter through the venous system and placed directly into the myocardium of the right ventricle. 

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Doctors have known for years that atrial fibrillation (AF) increases the risk for stroke, but now researchers...