News

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...

September 11, 2008 - Good Samaritan Hospital was among the first in the nation to implant a TELIGEN implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) made by Boston Scientific.

September 3, 2008 – Research published this week in the New England Journal of Medicine said patients with heart failure in whom an ICD is implanted and receive shocks for any arrhythmia have a...

September 1, 2008 - More than 22 million people worldwide suffer from heart failure, and most heart failure hospitalizations are due to excessive fluid accumulation in the chest cavity, and new...