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Medtronic Reveal Linq Insertable Cardiac Monitor Implantable ECG Wireless EP Lab

The Valley Hospital is among a few hospitals in the nation to implant a tiny wireless heart monitor expected to...

Medtronic Scripps Reveal Linq Insertable Cardiac Monitor ICM EP Lab ECG Remote

Scripps Green Hospital has become the first hospital in the United States to implant the world's smallest implantable cardiac monitoring device. Scripps Clinic cardiologist John Rogers, M.D.,...

February 28, 2014 — Igor Efimov, Ph.D., from the School of Engineering & Applied Science at Washington University in St. Louis, and an international team of biomedical engineers and materials...

Medtronic Reveal Linq Insertable Cardiac Monitor Implantable Holter ECG Wireless

Medtronic Inc. announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance, CE marking and the global launch of its Reveal Linq Insertable Cardiac Monitor (ICM) System. Medtronic...

CardioMEMS Inc. has been honored as the 2012 recipient of the Intel Innovation Award. Founder and CEO Jay Yadav, M.D., was presented with the award on Dec. 4, 2012 during the annual Health IT...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared St. Jude Medical’s new version of its Merlin.net Patient Care Network (PCN). The secure, Internet-based remote care system is for...

Biotroniks BioMonitor EP Lab Implantable Cardiac Monitors

Biotronik began its European market release of BioMonitor, an implantable cardiac device designed for accurate and reliable monitoring and management of patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) or...

Results of the double-blind, randomized study ISSUE-3 found patients suffering from fainting due to a neurocardiogenic syncope had fewer fainting occurrences when treated with a pacemaker. The...

March 8, 2012 — Researchers at Sentara Cardiovascular Research Institute are among the top enrollers out of 69 leading heart centers in the United States involved in a clinical trial designed to...

Boston Scientific Corp. announces the first implants of a Teligen implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) in China. The implants were performed by Farong Shen, M.D., in Zhejiang Hospital,...

December 12, 2011 - CardioMEMS announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Circulatory Systems Devices advisory panel voted against the Champion heart failure monitoring system....

December 6, 2011 — Kaleida Health, part of the Buffalo Heart Group in Buffalo, N.Y., announced its first implant of the AngelMed Guardian cardiac monitor and alert system Nov. 29. The...

October 18, 2011 — A U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) committee will discuss and make recommendations to expand Medtronic’s indication for its cardiac resynchronization therapy...

September 20, 2011 – A recent study sought to determine if monitoring fluid build-up in the chest of heart failure patients would lead to earlier detection of problems and prevent repeat...

May 6, 2011 – New data presented at the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) Scientific Sessions are the first to look at the use of highly specialized signals within...

March 25, 2011 –At Jersey Shore University Medical Center, 66-year-old heart attack survivor Charles Theodora from Ocean Township became the first N.Y./N.J. metropolitan resident to be implanted...

November 24, 2010 – Data from the PICTURE trial showed that an insertable cardiac monitor led to diagnosis and treatment for 78 percent of patients who experienced a recurrent syncopal (fainting)...

October 1, 2010 – An early-warning system for detecting coronary occlusion has received the CE mark for commercial sale in Europe. The AngelMed Guardian System, by Angel Medical Systems, is...

September 29, 2010 – A prospective study found that an implantable cardiac monitor detected arrhythmias in patients who had suffered a heart attack.

July 8, 2010 – A new consensus statement released recently by the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) offers guidance for managing cardiovascular implantable electronic devices (CIEDs) in patients nearing...

June 2, 2010 – Heart failure patients whose treatment was guided by pulmonary artery pressures obtained through a tiny, permanent wireless implant had a 30 percent reduction in hospitalization...

May 12, 2010 – The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) today cleared the AnalyST implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) with ST-monitoring in Japan. The device continuously...

September 16, 2009 – MemorialCare Heart and Vascular Institute at Long Beach Memorial Medical Center (LBMMC) in Long Beach, Calif., said it implanted a new, heart attack detection device in two...

July 29, 2009 – Transoma Medical Inc., manufacturer of Sleuth AT wireless implantable cardiac monitoring system, today announced the first patient enrollment and implant in a long-term study to...

July 17, 2009 – Medtronic announced today the first enrollments in a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) substudy of the global PANORAMA registry.

Dr. Raed Sweidan, consultant...

June 24, 2009 – Data presented today as a Hot Line session at the EUROPACE 2009 congress on the XPECT clinical trial, sponsored by Medtronic Inc., shows that the Medtronic Reveal XT Insertable...

June 2, 2009 - Transoma Medical Inc., manufacturer of Sleuth and Sleuth AT wireless, automated implantable cardiac monitoring (ICM) systems, received FDA 510(k) marketing clearance for its new...

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 13, 2009 - Medtronic Inc. today announced the start of a nationwide trial to examine the relationship between the company’s OptiVol Fluid Status Monitoring technology and the ability to...

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 14, 2009 - Transoma Medical Inc. announced the first enrollment and implant of the Sleuth AT, a wireless, automated implantable cardiac monitoring (ICM) system with programmable and frequent...

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 6, 2009 - Transoma Medical Inc.’s Sleuth AT wireless, automated implantable cardiac monitoring system was implanted in its first U.S. patient on March 2 at the Ohio State University Medical...

February 27, 2009 - Dr. Alberto Interian Jr., medical director of the Mercy Hospital Arrhythmia Syncope Center, is the first doctor in Miami-Dade County, FL to implant an innovative cardiac...

February 12, 2009- Transoma Medical’s Sleuth AT (Advanced Trending) cardiac monitoring system, the company’s second-generation wireless, automated implanted cardiac monitoring (ICM) device, has...

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...

July 15, 2008 - Medtronic Inc. today received Japanese regulatory approval for the Reveal DX Insertable Cardiac Monitor (ICM), which was designated by the Japanese government as a high-priority...

December 14, 2007 - Medtronic Inc. announced FDA clearance of Reveal DX and Reveal XT Insertable Cardiac Monitors (ICMs) designed to help physicians identify the cause of unexplained fainting or...

July 17, 2007 - Medtronic Inc. announced launch of Reveal XT, an Insertable Cardiac Monitor that features long-term and continuous monitoring of Atrial Fibrillation (AF), in the European market as...

July 9, 2007- Medtronic Inc. announced the European introduction of the Reveal DX, a new insertable cardiac monitor that offers diagnostic and monitoring information related to syncope (fainting)...