EP Lab

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.

News | Ablation Systems

April 5, 2021 — Acutus Medical today announced initial U.S. enrollments in the company’s AcQForce Flutter ...

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News | EP Lab

April 2, 2021 — Today, the American College of Cardiology (ACC) launched the Electrophysiology (EP) Device Implant ...

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Sponsored Content | Case Study | Cardiovascular Information Systems (CVIS)

Washington Health System (WHS) provides healthcare services at more than 40 offsite locations across three counties in ...

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Virtual tour views of a University of Colorado cath lab during a CTO procedure (top left), the new robotic EP lab at Banner Health (top right), a bi-plane EP/cath combo lab at Baylor Heart Hospital Dallas (bottom left, and an ECMO procedure at Tufts Medical Center cath lab. Photos by Dave Fornell

There is a lot of interest in how other hospitals organize and equip their cardiac cath labs and electrophysiology (EP) ...

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News | Congenital Heart

March 24, 2021 — Congenital heart disease (CHD) affects six out of 1,000 babies born in the U.S. each year and is often ...

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News | EP Lab

March 23, 2021 — Researchers at Columbia University are using cardiac ultrasound to improve the critical need to ...

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Integrating data from an array of implantable EP devices from different vendors can be difficult or require disconnected silos of data for different vendors. One solution that was recently introduced to integrate data from various vendors is the Optimize EP software, which allows viewing data from all device vendors in one platform to streamline workflows.
Feature | EP Lab | By Maninder Bedi, M.D.

A few weeks ago, a patient of mine experienced a cardiac event — his heart stopped. Completely. However, his implantable ...

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An example of intra-cardiac echo (ICE) imaging from Siemens Healthineers showing color flow Doppler with severe valve regurgitation. ICE has seen wider use in transcatheter structural heart  procedures because, unlike TEE, it can be used without deeper sedation of anesthesia.
Feature | Ultrasound Intra-cardiac Echo (ICE) | By Dave Fornell, Editor

Intra-cardiac Echocardiography (ICE) uses catheter-based cardiac ultrasound array to image anatomy and devices inside ...

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AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGY (ACC) Late-breaking clinical trial study presentations at ACC.21. @ACC21 @ACC2021
Feature | ACC | Dave Fornell, Editor

The latest cardiology practice-changing scientific breakthrough, late-breaking study presentations have been announced ...

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News | Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Devices (CRT)

March 3, 2021 — Medtronic announced new results from the landmark REVERSE trial, evaluating outcomes of cardiac ...

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News | Heart Failure

March 3, 2021 — Impulse Dynamics recently announced that DEKRA Certification B.V., a global regulatory organization ...

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News | Atrial Fibrillation

March 3, 2021 — Farapulse Inc. announced the first patients were treated in the ADVENT Trial, a U.S. Food and Drug ...

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The two biggest cardiac device technology stories in February included the Boston Scientific recall of its S-ICD system, and the FDA clearance of the Shockwave intravascular lithotripsy system to break up calcified lesions in the coronary arteries.
Feature | By Dave Fornell, Editor

March 1, 2021 — Here is the list of the most popular content on the Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (DAIC) ...

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News | Wearables

February 23, 2021 — Remote cardiac monitoring vendor RhythMedix released its next-generation RhythmStar wearable device ...

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