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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...

March 16, 2009 - St. Jude Medical Inc. today announced FDA clearance of the newest version of the Merlin.net Patient Care Network (PCN), a secure, Internet-based remote care system for patients...

March 13, 2009 - Details from the DAVID (Dual Chamber and VVI Implantable Defibrillator) II Trial suggest atrial pacing may be considered a safe alternative to ventricular pacing, but affords no...

February 4, 2009 - On Thursday, Feb. 19 at 7:00 pm, The Halifax Health - Center for Cardiology, Daytona Beach, FL will present a live online panel discussion on an automated implantable cardiac...

January 7, 2009 - Cameron Health Inc. announced today the first CE trial implants in Europe and New Zealand for Cameron Health’s Subcutaneous Implantable Defibrillator (S-ICD) System.

December 11, 2008 - The Heart Rhythm Society is reiterating its position on the importance of device and lead reliability and safety following the publication of “Learning from Our Mistakes?

December 8, 2008 - New research reveals patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) who have had multiple, previous pocket procedures are at an increased risk of complications...

December 4, 2008 - St. Jude Medical Inc. this week said it received expanded approval from the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare for the QuickOpt Timing Cycle Optimization feature in...

November 25, 2008 – TYRX Inc. today announced the 1,000th implant of the AIGISRx Antibacterial Envelope following its commercialization in June.

AIGISRx is an antibacterial surgical mesh...

November 18, 2008 - According to a study published in the Nov. 18 issue of the journal Circulation, Medtronic's Lead Integrity Alert (LIA) significantly improves early identification of potential...

November 14, 2008 - Headphones for MP3 players placed within an inch of pacemakers and implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) may interfere with these devices, according to research...

November 14, 2008 - Surplus energy generated by the heart may one day help power pacemakers and defibrillators implanted in cardiac patients, according to research presented this week at the...

November 14, 2008 - Fluke Biomedical said today it made a FDA 510(k) submission for the Impulse 7010 Defibrillator Selectable Load Accessory to test defibrillators beyond 175 ohms.

November 12, 2008 - Wireless cardiac device remote monitoring company BIOTRONIK said data presented at the American Heart Association (AHA) 2008 Scientific Sessions shows remote monitoring of its...

November 11, 2008 - New data presented today at the America Heart Association's 2008 scientific sessions by Medtronic shows survival among patients with implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (...

September 30, 2008 - New research shows cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) reduced the time to first heart failure hospitalization or death by nearly half in patients with mild heart failure...