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Topera, Abbott, FIRMap, rotors, rotor mapping

Abbott has entered into an agreement to purchase Topera Inc., a private, venture-backed medical device company focused on developing electrophysiology technologies to improve the diagnosis and...

May 7, 2014 — Cardiotek B.V. today announced it will commence commercialization of its EP-Tracer system following the 2014 Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) annual scientific sessions in ...

CardioInsight Technologies Inc.’s Ecvue system will be featured at the Rhythm Theatre Symposium and in 17 abstract presentations at the upcoming 2014 Heart Rhythm Society Annual Scientific...

topera 3-d 3d mapping system firmap rhythmview EP lab mapping fibrillation

Topera Inc. received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for the latest generation of its 3D Mapping System.

topera 3-d ep lab atrial fibrillation therapies mapping/imaging systems

Topera Inc. shared the results of an independent evaluation of its diagnostic system’s ability to improve atrial...

Carto 3, Biosense Webster, CartoUnivu

Nationwide data show that although only about 12 percent of X-ray exams are for interventional cardiology or electrophysiology (EP) procedures, nearly 50 percent of a patient’s lifetime radiation...

EP Lab, EP mapping/imaging systems, Ablation systems

St. Jude Medical Inc. today announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval and first use of MediGuide Enable Ablation Catheters. The ablation catheters, which are used to treat...

Nanostim, leadless pacemaker

There have been several advances in electrophysiology (EP) technologies this past year, many of which were highlighted during the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) 2013 scientific sessions earlier this...

August 1, 2013 — Boston Scientific Corp. has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for the Rhythmia mapping system, a next-generation 3-D mapping and navigation...

New research presented at Heart Rhythm 2013 continues to show promising results for focal impulse and rotor modulation (FIRM) mapping to effectively target atrial fibrillation (AF) sources and...

GE Healthcare Innova EPVision 2.0, an application that combines information from electrophysiology (EP) recording and live fluoroscopy, and Dose Blueprint, a comprehensive dose management strategy...

Boston Scientific has received CE Mark approval for the Rhythmia Mapping System, a 3-D mapping and navigation solution for use in cardiac catheter ablations and other electrophysiology (EP)...

 Medtronic Inc. announced market release of the CardioGuide Implant System, a novel real-time navigation system for cardiac resynchronization therapy pacemakers and defibrillators (CRT-P and...

RTI International Live Volumetric Imaging Intracardiac Echo

An RTI International-developed prototype catheter that can generate live, streaming 3-D ultrasound images from inside the heart received a Cardiovascular Innovation Award at the 2013...

BioSense Webster Carto 3 CartoAlara Boston AF Meeting EP Lab EP Mapping

Biosense Webster showcased its portfolio of cutting edge innovative electrophysiology technologies at the 2013 Boston AF meeting.

 

 

Philips BioSense Webster EP Navigator Boston Atrial Fibrillation Symposium

At the Boston Atrial Fibrillation (AF) Symposium 2013, Philips Healthcare introduced its latest innovations in advanced imaging integration for electrophysiologists, showcasing its new EP...

RealView's 3-D holographic projection of a heart

The annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) meeting brings many cutting-edge technologies to the forefront during its five days of clinical sessions. This is my editor’s choice of...

October 19, 2012 — Boston Scientific Corp. entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held Rhythmia Medical Inc., a developer of next-generation...

St. Jude Medical MediGuide Technology EP Mapping/imaging Systems

October 8, 2012 — St. Jude Medical Inc. has launched MediGuide Technology, the first 3-D navigation system intended for the evaluation of vascular and cardiac anatomy on a recorded fluoroscopic...

August 20, 2012 — The Baylor Heart Hospital in Plano, Texas, recently became the first hospital in the world to merge two highly advanced technologies for...