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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...

May 15, 2009 – New data announced today at Heart Rhythm 2009, the annual congress of the Heart Rhythm Society, demonstrate that patients implanted with the investigational EnRhythm MRI SureScan...

April 27, 2009 - St. Jude Medical Inc. today announced European CE mark approval of its Merlin.net Patient Care Network (PCN), a secure, Internet-based remote care system that gathers and stores...

April 22, 2009 – In response to the article “Association of Physician Certification and Outcomes Among Patients Receiving an Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator,” published in the April 22...

April 21, 2009 - St. Jude Medical Inc. yesterday announced CE mark approval of its AnalyST Accel and Current Accel implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs), which automatically adjust...

April 14, 2009 - Biotronik Inc. announced yesterday the first U.S. implant of the next-generation Lumax 540 Series defibrillator for treating patients with heart failure.

The Lumax 540...

April 3, 2009 - Results from the Medtronic-supported IRIS (Immediate Risk Stratification Improves Survival) clinical trial assessing the use of implantable cardiac devices (ICDs) in certain heart...

April 3, 2009 - BIOTRONIK GmbH & Co Kg this week announced the global launch of BIOTRONIK Home Monitoring with its intelligent traffic light system, designed to provide efficient and...

March 19, 2009 - Sorin Group and Orange Business Services today entered into an agreement to develop and service a remote monitoring solution for patients implanted with cardiac rhythm management...