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This channel includes news and new technology innovations for cardiac electrophysiology (EP) systems, techniques and devices using in EP labs. This includes implantable EP devices, pacemakers, implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICD), cardiac resychronization therapy (CRT), ablation technologies, left atrial appendage (LAA) occlusion, atrial fibrilation (AF) and Holter monitors.

The cardiovascular effects of long-hauler COVID in 2022
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By the end of the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic, there was a clear sign that some virus patients had longer ...

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January 14, 2022 — Medtronic has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Affera Inc., a Boston area-based ...

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January 13, 2022 — Abbott received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for the EnSite X EP System with ...

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January 7, 2022 — Khaldoun Tarakji, M.D., M.P.H., associate section head of cardiac electrophysiology at the Heart ...

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January 5, 2022 — Stereotaxis announced a recent publication in Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine titled “Atrial ...

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January 4, 2022 –  Remote patient monitoring and cardiac data management solutions vendor Implicity received U.S. Food ...

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The most popular stories in 2021 included several on impact of COVID-19 on cardiology, the use of the Carmat artificial heart, advances in pulsed field ablation in electrophysiology and the FDA cleanace of the first photon-counting CT scanner.
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Here is a list of the top 25 stories in 2021 on the Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (DAIC) website based on ...

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When Do Children Need Pacemakers and Defibrillators? Getty Images
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Children’s Hospital Los Angeles cardiologist Michael Silka, M.D., helped to pioneer the development of indications for ...

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Patient applying a Cardiac Insight Cardea SOLO monitoring device at home. The remote, physician-prescribed and patient self-applied device is worn for a specified period of monitoring time and then returned to the physician office for report creation. 
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Improved short-term monitoring methods for patients with stroke risk can increase early detection of atrial fibrillation ...

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Two of the most read stories in November included CMS requiring all healthcare workers to get vaccinated by Jan. 4 and the FDA clearance of the first photon-counting CT system. The new CT technology is expected to be a paradigm shift in the future of CT technology over the next decade.
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December 3, 2021 — Here is the list of the most popular content on the Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (DAIC) m ...

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November 22, 2021 — BioSig Technologies Inc., a medical technology company commercializing an innovative biomedical ...

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Christine Albert, M.D., MPH, professor, chair of the Department of Cardiology and the Lee and Harold Kapelovitz ...

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The FDA said the Medtronic Micra leadless pacemaker may have a higher rate of serious complications due to cardiac perforations during implant and is trying to get more information on these incidents. 
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November 18, 2021 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is reminding providers about the risk of major ...

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November 17, 2021 — People with atrial fibrillation (AFib) who underwent individualized testing to discover triggers for ...

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November 16, 2021 — Acutus Medical Inc. (Acutus), an arrhythmia management company focused on improving the way cardiac ...

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