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July 8, 2014 — A Huntington Memorial Hospital patient has become the first patient in the San Gabriel Valley in southern California to be implanted with a tiny, leadless cardiac pacemaker....

May 19, 2014 — St. Jude Medical announced that data presented during a late-breaking clinical trial session at the 2014 annual scientific sessions of the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) found an...

May 16, 2014 — New data presented as a late-breaking clinical trial at the Heart Rhythm Society's (HRS) 2014 annual scientific sessions show that an advanced pacing feature exclusive to Medtronic...

May 14, 2014 — Vivek Reddy, M.D., director of arrhythmia services for The Mount Sinai Hospital, reported promising 12-month follow-up data showing the world's first leadless...

Biotronik Entovis Pacemaker Syster MRI FDA Approval

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Biotronik approval for its Entovis pacemaker system with ProMRI technology. 

Nanostim Leadless Pacemaker Scripps Health Implant

Scripps Health became the first health care provider in Southern California to implant the investigational Nanostim leadless pacemaker, the world's first wireless pacemaker totally implanted...

April 28, 2014 — Boston Scientific Corp. has conducted the first implant in the clinical trial of the next-generation Acuity X4 left ventricular (LV) pacing leads and Reliance 4-Front implantable...

First U.S. Patient MRI Scan Clinical Study MRI-Compatible Pacemaker Accent MRI

Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, Calif., is the first hospital in the nation to conduct a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan of a patient implanted with a new MRI-compatible...

April 14, 2014 — Biotronik recently announced CE approval for its new Eluna pacemaker series. The new generation of pacemakers includes single- and dual-chamber as well as cardiac...

St. Jude Medical Inc. has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the Allure Quadra Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Pacemaker (CRT-P), which...

Boston Scientific Ingevity Leads MRI Systems Pacemakers CRT EP Lab

Boston Scientific Corp. received CE marking and launched in Europe the Ingevity family of magnetic resonance imaging...

St. Jude Medical Nanostim Leadless Pacemaker EP Lab Clinical Trial

St. Jude Medical Inc. announced the first enrollments in the company’s LEADLESS Pacemaker Observational Study ...

Medtronic SureSan EP Lab Pacemaker MRI Systems Pacing Revo Advisa

The Medtronic SureScan pacing systems are now approved for MRI scans positioned on any region of the body....

Medtronic Micra Transcatheter Pacing System TPS EP Lab Clinical Trial Study

Medtronic Inc. announced the first U.S. implant of the Micra Transcatheter Pacing System (TPS). The device was successfully implanted at NYU Langone Medical Center by Larry Chinitz, M.D., director...

St. Jude Medical Nanostim Leadless Pacemaker EP Lab Clinical Trial

St. Jude Medical selected Dignity Health Sequoia Hospital's Heart and Vascular Institute and Silicon Valley Cardiology to participate in a ...

St. Jude Medical Nanostim Leadless Pacemaker EP Lab

The first U.S. implant was announced for St. Jude Medical’s LEADLESS II pivotal trial, designed to evaluate the...

Biotronik ProMRI Clinical Study Pacemaker EP Lab Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Biotronik enrolled the first patients in an expansion of their ongoing ProMRI trial to test its ...

St. Jude Medical Nanostim Leadless Pacemaker EP Lab

Prof. Richard Schilling implanted St. Jude Medical Inc.’s Nanostim retrievable leadless pacemaker at St....

The Cardiovascular Research Foundation’s Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) 2013 offers many new insights about the latest cardiovascular technologies and treatment techniques. These...

ACC, iPad cardiology apps

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