Ablation Systems

CardioFocus Announces European CE Mark Approval of HeartLight Excalibur Balloon
Technology | Ablation Systems | October 10, 2017

October 10, 2017 — CardioFocus Inc. recently announced the European CE Mark approval of the HeartLight Excalibur...

The Apama Radiofrequency (RF) Balloon Catheter System.
News | Ablation Systems | October 02, 2017

October 2, 2017 — Boston Scientific announced a definitive agreement to acquire Apama Medical Inc., a privately-held...

Technavio Projects 9 Percent Global Growth for Electrophysiology Therapeutic Devices

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News | EP Lab | September 11, 2017

September 11, 2017 — According to the latest market study released by Technavio, the global...

CASTLE-AF Study shows Catheter Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation is First-Line Treatment for Heart Failure Patients. Biotronic Ilivia 7 ICD.

The CASTLE-AF Study shows catheter alation of AF can be used effectively to treat heart failure in patients with an implanted ICD.

News | Atrial Fibrillation | September 01, 2017

September 1, 2017 — Final results from the CASTLE-AF study show a 38 percent reduction in the composite of all-cause...

Three New Atrial Fibrillation Studies to Feature HeartLight Endoscopic Ablation System
News | Ablation Systems | August 07, 2017

August 7, 2017 — CardioFocus Inc. announced that its HeartLight Endoscopic...

Medtronic's Arctic Front cyroablation balloon to treat AF
News | Atrial Fibrillation | August 02, 2017

Aug. 2, 2017 — A new health economic analysis from the landmark...

Cardiofocus Heartlight laser ablation system to treat atrial fibrillation (AF).
News | Atrial Fibrillation | August 01, 2017

Aug. 1, 2017 — The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare has granted Japanese market clearance for the...

Medtronic Announces First Enrollments in STOP AF First Clinical Trial
News | Ablation Systems | July 24, 2017

July 24, 2017 — Medtronic plc recently announced first enrollments in the STOP AF First clinical trial. The trial...

Biosense webster multielectrode balloon RF ablation catheter

The Biosense Webster multi-electrode balloon RF ablation catheter. Each electrode can have varied power settings to avoid damage to underlying tissues like the esophagus. 

Feature | EP Lab | June 22, 2017 | Dave Fornell

Electrophysiology (EP) technology has been advancing rapidly the past few years with new ablation tools to improve...

Videos | EP Lab | May 26, 2017

DAIC Editor Dave Fornell takes a tour of some of the most innovative new electrophysiology (EP) technology at the...

Videos | Atrial Fibrillation | May 17, 2017

Hugh Calkins, M.D., FACC, FAHA, FHRS, director of cardiac arrhythmia services and professor of medicine at Johns...

Biosense Webster multi-electrode RF ablation balloon

Biosense Webster's multi-electrode RF ablation balloon with irrigation. The system allows operators to change the energy levels of each electrode to avoid damaging sensitive underlying critical structures like the esophagus or phrenic nerve.

Feature | Ablation Systems | May 17, 2017 | Dave Fornell

May 17, 2017 – Clinical trial results from a first-in-human study evaluating the acute feasibility of an...

Abbott Announces CE Mark for New Cardiac Ablation Catheter
News | Ablation Systems | May 10, 2017

May 10, 2017 — Abbott announced CE Mark of the TactiCath Contact Force...

The Arctic Front Advance Cardiac CryoAblation Catheter treats atrial fibrillation with pulmonary vein isolation
News | Atrial Fibrillation | April 11, 2017

April 10, 2017 — Medtronic recently announced the first enrollments in the STOP Persistent AF clinical trial. The...

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