EP Lab

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

Online ECG Monitoring Detects Paroxysmal AFib More Effectively Than Holter, Patch Methods
News | ECG Monitoring Services | May 09, 2018

May 9, 2018 – Medicalgorithmics S.A. will present the results of a large...

The Angel Medical Systems' AngelMed Guardian System is an implantable cardiac monitor intended to detect and alert patients of a potential heart attack.

 The Angel Medical Systems' AngelMed Guardian System is an implantable cardiac monitor intended to detect and alert patients of a potential heart attack. 

Technology | Implantable Cardiac Monitor (ICM) | May 09, 2018

 May 9, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said it recently granted market clearance for Angel...

Videos | Stroke | May 09, 2018

A new clinical trial at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is examining an implanted device that uses...

The Vivistim device is similar to a pacemaker, which uses leads to electrically stimulate the brain. A new clinical trial at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is examining use of this device for stroke rehabilitation.

A new clinical trial at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is examining an implanted device that uses vagus nerve stimulation to help stroke patients regain motor function. The Vivistim device is similar to a pacemaker, which uses leads to electrically stimulate the brain. 

News | Stroke | May 09, 2018

May 9, 2018 — Stroke rehabilitation specialists at the The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center are among the...

Biosense Webster Launches Carto Vizigo Bi-Directional Guidance Sheath
Technology | Ablation Systems | May 08, 2018

May 8, 2018 — Biosense Webster Inc. announced its Carto Vizigo Bi-directional Guiding Sheath is now available in the...

BardyDx CAM Ambulatory ECG Monitor Patch Detects More Arrhythmias in Head-to-Head Study
News | ECG Monitoring Services | May 08, 2018

May 8, 2018 — Bardy Diagnostics Inc. (BardyDx) announced that the American Heart Journal has published the results...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Portola Pharmaceuticals' Andexxa, the first antidote indicated for patients treated with rivaroxaban (Xarelto) and apixaban (Eliquis), when reversal of anticoagulation is needed due to life-threatening or uncontrolled bleeding.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Portola Pharmaceuticals' Andexxa, the first antidote indicated for patients treated with rivaroxaban (Xarelto) and apixaban (Eliquis), when reversal of anticoagulation is needed due to life-threatening or uncontrolled bleeding.

 

Feature | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | May 07, 2018

May 7, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Portola Pharmaceuticals' Andexxa, the first...

Stereotaxis and Acutus Medical Announce Strategic Collaboration
News | Ablation Systems | May 04, 2018

May 4, 2018 — Stereotaxis and Acutus Medical announced a strategic collaboration to integrate the Stereotaxis Niobe...

APN Health Releases Navik 3D Cardiac Mapping System
Technology | EP Mapping and Imaging Systems | May 03, 2018

May 3, 2018 — APN Health LLC announced its Navik 3D...

The Abbott Advisor HD Grid Mapping Catheter, Sensor Enabled, allows high density electro mapping for transcatheter EP cardiac ablation procedures.
Technology | EP Mapping and Imaging Systems | May 03, 2018

May 3, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted market clearance for the Abbott Advisor HD...

Intravascular Lithotripsy May Offer Solution for Calcified Coronary Lesions. Shockwave Medical technology uses sonic bursts to break up calcium in coronary arteries.

The article "Intravascular Lithotripsy May Offer Solution for Calcified Coronary Lesions" was the most popular article posted on the DAIC website in April. Shockwave Medical's technology uses sonic bursts to break up calcium in coronary arteries without vessel trauma associated with angioplasty or atherectomy. 

Feature | May 01, 2018 | Dave Fornell, Editor

Here is the list of the most popular articles and videos on the Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (DAIC)...

LivaNova Completes Sale of Cardiac Rhythm Management (CRM - electrophysiology) Business to MicroPort Scientific
News | EP Lab | April 30, 2018

April 30, 2018 — LivaNova announced it completed the sale of its cardiac rhythm management (CRM) business to...

Online Message Board Advice on ICDs Reflects Inaccuracies
News | Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) | April 13, 2018

April 13, 2018 — Medical advice about implanted cardiac defibrillators obtained via an online message board appears...

Biotronik U.S. to Distribute Aziyo ECM Envelopes
News | Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) | April 12, 2018

April 12, 2018 — Biotronik U.S. and Aziyo announced a strategic agreement allowing Biotronik to distribute Aziyo's...

Medtronic Cryoballoon Shows Positive Results for Patients With Persistent Atrial Fibrillation
News | Ablation Systems | April 12, 2018

April 12, 2018 — Medtronic plc announced one-year results from the CRYO4PERSISTENT AF study of...

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