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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...

September 15, 2009 – Fluid monitoring with OptiVol Fluid Status Monitoring is a more accurate predictor of worsening heart failure compared to daily weight monitoring in heart failure patients...

September 3, 2009 – ZOLL Medical Corp. received approval from the FDA to market and sell a new model of the LifeVest wearable defibrillator.

September 3, 2009 – Boston Scientific Corp. said Tuesday long-term data from the Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death II registry (PreSCD II) found that implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs...

July 17, 2009 – Medtronic announced today the first enrollments in a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) substudy of the global PANORAMA registry.

Dr. Raed Sweidan, consultant...

June 22, 2009 – Patients with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) have an ongoing risk of sudden incapacitation that might cause harm to others while driving a car, so driving...

June 16, 2009 - Cameron Health Inc. said today it received CE approval for its Cameron Subcutaneous Implantable Defibrillator (S-ICD) system.

May 26, 2009 – Biotronik Inc. recently launched its Lumax 540 series implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) and cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillator (CRT-D) devices during Heart...

May 26, 2009 – Medtronic intends to seek FDA approval for the use of cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) in certain mildly symptomatic heart failure patients.

While CRT is a proven...

May 19, 2009 - MVP (Managed Ventricular Pacing), an exclusive programming feature on Medtronic pacemakers that has been effective in reducing unnecessary pacing in patients, was applied in the MVP...

May 18. 2009 - TYRX Inc. announced the initial, interim clinical results from its AIGISRX Antibacterial Envelope Retrospective Registry during Heart Rhythm 2009 in Boston last week.

May 18, 2009 – At Heart Rhythm 2009 last week Biotronik said it completed the first enrollment in the pivotal phase of its IMPACT clinical study, which investigates whether the risk of stroke can...