Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Devices (CRT)

Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Devices (CRT) are cardiac electrophysiology (EP) systems that include a small electronic device that is surgically implanted into a pocket of skin to help both ventricles contract together. They are also called biventricular pacemakers.

News | June 01, 2010

June 1, 2010 – A quadripolar pacing system was recently released in Europe and offers physicians the...

News | May 14, 2010

May 14, 2010 – New evidence demonstrates key shock-reduction programming strategies significantly reduced...

Technology | May 13, 2010

May 13, 2010 – An integrated, break-away hemostasis valve is integrated into a new lead delivery system is...

The HeartMate II ventricular assist device recently received a new FDA indication as a destination therapy for advanced heart failure patients who do not qualify for a heart transplant.

Feature | May 11, 2010 | Dave Fornell

New U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) indications for two key heart failure device therapies may help...

Feature | May 11, 2010 | Dave Fornell

Monitoring congestive heart failure patients for any worsening in their condition is based mainly on...

Technology | May 11, 2010

May 11, 2010 – A cellular accessory has been added to an implantable cardiac device remote monitoring system to...

Technology | May 11, 2010

May 11, 2010 – A wireless USB adaptor allows patients with implantable cardiac devices to stay connected...

News | May 04, 2010

May 4, 2010 — New research released this week in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology shows...

News | March 24, 2010

March 24, 2010 – Enrollment began this week in the CITADEL, which is the second of two large-scale,...

News | March 22, 2010

March 22, 2010 – The FDA’s Circulatory System Devices Panel last week unanimously recommended expanding...

Technology | February 08, 2010

February 8, 2010 – The FDA cleared the Sorin Paradym CRT Model 8750, a cardiac resynchronization therapy...

The Unity CRT-D is smaller than previous St. Jude Medical CRTs, as showing in this comparison.

News | February 05, 2010

February 5, 2010 – European CE mark approval was granted and first implants reported for the Fortify and...

News | November 09, 2009

November 9, 2009 – Boston Scientific Corp. today announced the launch of its COGNIS cardiac...

News | November 09, 2009

November 9, 2009 – Boston Scientific Corp. said Friday it reached an agreement in principle with the U.S....

News | November 06, 2009

November 4, 2009 — BIOTRONIK Inc. this week announced the results from site preparation, antibiotic use and...

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