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AtriCure Inc., a developer of solutions to treat atrial fibrillation, announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) approval to begin enrollment in a clinical study of AtriCure’s...

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The tiny device, about the size of the head of a pen, can be delivered via a delivery catheter through the venous system and placed directly into the myocardium of the right ventricle. 

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Doctors have known for years that atrial fibrillation (AF) increases the risk for stroke, but now researchers...

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Corindus Vascular Robotics presented a live percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) during the Transcatheter...

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a Class I recall of Baylis Medical’s TorFlex Transseptal Guiding Sheath Kit device designed for ...

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According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the anticipated Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of Boston Scientific's Watchman device will drive rapid growth in the market for...

Medtronic Inc. announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of its Lead Integrity Alert (LIA) software for use with non-Medtronic ...

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Corindus Vascular Robotics, a provider of precision medical robotics, announced the launch of its CorPath One Stent Program.

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Philips and RealView Imaging Ltd. have completed a clinical study that demonstrated the feasibility of using an innovative live 3-D holographic ...

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A 56-year-old man who had a heart attack survived and is recovering at home after receiving two hours and forty-five minutes of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). The length of CPR time is...

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An independent study from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, published online this week in EP EuroPace, showed significant differences in battery longevity...

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St. Jude Medical Inc. announced the completion of its acquisition of Nanostim Inc., developer of a miniaturized, leadless pacemaker, and that the device received CE mark clearance in Europe....

Biotronik Inc Idova 7 ICD MRI EP Lab Austria Italy

Biotronik announced the launch of the new Idova 7 series. Idova 7 ICDs (implantable cardioverter-defibrillators) and CRT-Ds (cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillators)offer ultrahigh-energy...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Circulatory Systems Devices Advisory Panel this week voted that biventricular (BiV) pacing with Medtronic Inc. devices is beneficial for treating...

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Merit Medical Systems Inc. announced that it has acquired Datascope Corp.’s Safeguard Pressure Assisted Device, which assists in obtaining and maintaining hemostasis after a femoral procedure and...

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Biotronik’s Ilesto family of implantable cardioverter-defibrillator/cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillators (ICD/CRT-D devices)....

Medtronic Inc. announced clinical trial results showing that heart failure patients treated with its AdaptivCRT feature experienced a nearly 50 percent reduction in atrial fibrillation (...

Biotronik, home monitoring, Biotronik Home Monitoring, BIOTRONIK

Biotronik announced the highly-anticipated results of the Reform study. The study demonstrates that ICD (implantable cardioverter-defibrillator) patients with Biotronik's Home Monitoring...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a final rule for the unique device identification system (UDI) that, once implemented, will provide a consistent way to identify...