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May 11, 2010 – A cellular accessory has been added to an implantable cardiac device remote monitoring system to make it easier for patients to securely send information to their physicians. The...

May 11, 2010 – A wireless USB adaptor allows patients with implantable cardiac devices to stay connected with physicians without the need for a standard landline phone connection. Today St. Jude...

April 28, 2010 — The U.S. District Court in Minnesota this week declined to accept the plea agreement between Guidant and the U.S. Justice Department related to its failure to report adverse...

May 4, 2010 — New research released this week in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology shows the value of implantable cardiac device diagnostics in identifying worsening...

April 14, 2010 – An antibacterial wrap for implanted pacemakers and defibrillators released this week is designed to provide protection against infections. The AigisRx Flat delivers the...

April 9, 2010 – A survey of physicians by Majestic Research found that Boston Scientific’s March 15 decision to withdraw from the implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) market will have a...

April 7, 2010 – A medical manufacturer pleaded guilty Monday to criminal violations for improper reporting of short-circuit failures of three models of its implantable cardioverter defibrillators...

March 26, 2010 – The first implantations were announced yesterday for a single-chamber implantable cardioverter defibrillator. The system provides physicians with complete diagnostic information...

March 24, 2010 – Enrollment began this week in the CITADEL, which is the second of two large-scale, prospective, multicenter studies comparing implantable electrophysiology device infection rates...

March 22, 2010 – A pivotal clinical trial recently began to gain U.S. approval for a defibrillator system that does not have any leads in or on the heart. Additionally, no imaging equipment is...

February 25, 2010 —  Medical device manufacturer Guidant LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Boston Scientific Corporation, was charged today with criminal violations of the Federal Food, Drug, and...

February 8, 2010 – Partnering with leading implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICD) and pacemaker manufacturers, ScottCare Corp. has consolidated device information into one common platform...

February 8, 2010 – The FDA cleared the Sorin Paradym CRT Model 8750, a cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillator (CRT-D), which features a new battery technology that delivers 37 joules, one...

February 5, 2010 – European CE mark approval was granted and first implants reported for the Fortify and Fortify ST implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICD) and Unify cardiac...

January 18, 2010 – A 10-year follow-up of patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) will determine long-term outcomes of ICD therapy in heart failure patients.

January 6, 2010 – The FDA, in collaboration with major implantable pacemaker and implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) manufacturers, demonstrated the effects of emissions from radio...

November 9, 2009 – Boston Scientific Corp. today announced the launch of its COGNIS cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillator (CRT-D) and the TELIGEN implantable cardioverter defibrillator (...

November 4, 2009 — BIOTRONIK Inc. this week announced the results from site preparation, antibiotic use and infection sub-analysis from the REPLACE Registry.

October 8, 2009 – Boston Scientific Corp. this week announced its exclusive sponsorship and first enrollments of the MADIT-RIT clinical trial, which will determine the best device programming...

October 6, 2009 – New research shows magnetic interference from portable headphones has a clinically significant impact on the function of life-saving devices, according to a new study published...