News

June 15, 2009 - Mayo Clinic received $48 million in grants from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), a component of the National Institute of Health, and from industry partners...

May 14, 2009 – In final, one-year results of a multicenter randomized clinical study, catheter ablation demonstrated significantly better outcomes compared to anti-arrhythmic drug (AAD) therapy...

May 6, 2009 - Endosense said today it received the CE mark for its TactiCath system, reportedly the first force-sensing ablation catheter developed to gives physicians a real-time, objective...

May 6, 2009 - Spectranetics Corp. yesterday said it made a pre-IDE (investigational device exemption) submission to the FDA regarding the use of laser ablation to treat in-stent restenosis (ISR)...

March 2, 2009 - Hansen Medical Inc. today announced an equity investment in Advanced Cardiac Therapeutics Inc. (ACT), and the procurement of certain exclusive rights to ACT’s patented microwave...

February 16, 2009 - Registration is now open for the Heart Rhythm Society’s free Reality EP Webcast, “Role of 3D ICE and Epicardial Mapping in the Ablation of Ventricular Outflow Tract Tachycardia...

February 6, 2009 - Biosense Webster Inc., a Johnson & Johnson company, today said the FDA granted market approval to the NaviStar ThermoCool Catheter for the treatment of drug refractory...

January 29, 2009 - Medtronic Inc. today reported the expansion of its CURE-AF (Concomitant Utilization of Radiofrequency Energy for Atrial Fibrillation) U.S. clinical program with a post-market...

November 11, 2008 - In a randomized, multicenter clinical trial, catheter ablation has been shown to significantly outperform anti-arrhythmic drug (AAD) therapy for the treatment of symptomatic...

October 7, 2008 - ATS Medical Inc. last week launched U.S. sales of the ATS CryoMaze Surgical Ablation Clamp.