News

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...

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...