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.

Technology | April 17, 2014

April 17, 2014 — Medtronic announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved an expanded indication for...

Blog | April 08, 2014

By Dave Fornell

The biggest news item from the American College of Cardiology (ACC) 63rd Annual Scientific...

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Feature | Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) | April 08, 2014 | Dave Fornell
Patients in mild heart failure who receive a...
Blog | March 25, 2014

By Dave Fornell, DAIC editor

Data from several cutting-edge device clinical trials will be presented as late-...

Boston Scientific Ingevity Leads MRI Systems Pacemakers CRT EP Lab
News | March 21, 2014

March 21, 2014 — Boston Scientific Corp. received CE marking and launched in Europe the Ingevity family of...

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Feature | December 31, 2013
December 31, 2013 — Boston Scientific Corp. has received CE mark approval of its X4 line of quadripolar...
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News | October 14, 2013

October 14, 2013 — An independent study from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, published online this week...

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Technology | October 01, 2013

October 1, 2013 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Biotronik’s Ilesto family of...

News | September 30, 2013

September 30, 2013 — Medtronic Inc. announced clinical trial results showing that heart failure patients treated...

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News | September 13, 2013

September 13, 2013 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Circulatory System Devices Panel of the Medical...

Feature | September 05, 2013
September 5, 2013 — Researchers announced this week that an attempt to expand cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT)...
Nanostim, leadless pacemaker

The Nanostim catheter delivered, leadless pacemaker.

Feature | August 06, 2013 | Dave Fornell
(Editor's note - this article had links to newer content added April 2017)   There have been several advances in...
News | July 25, 2013

July 25, 2013 — The 2013 ESC (European Society of Cardiology) Guidelines on Cardiac Pacing and Cardiac...

News | June 28, 2013

June 28, 2013 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced CE mark approval of its next-generation quadripolar device, the...

News | June 07, 2013

June 7, 2013 — Medtronic Inc. announced new data demonstrating that simultaneously pacing the lower chambers of the...

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