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.

Acutus dipole density EP mapping for ablation procedures.

The FDA recently cleared high-speed Acutus Medical's AcQMap High Resolution image and mapping system and the AcQMap 3-D Imaging and Mapping Catheter.  detects and displays both standard voltage-based and higher resolution dipole density (charge-source) maps. The system combines ultrasound anatomy construction with an ability to map the electrical-conduction of each heartbeat to identify complex arrhythmias across the entire atrial chamber. Following each ablation treatment, the heart can be re-mapped in seconds to continually visualize any changes from the prior mapping.

 

 

Feature | Atrial Fibrillation | November 07, 2017

November 7, 2017 — Here is an aggregated list of articles detailing the latest clinical data and new device...

The Abbott/St. Jude Confirm RX implantable cardiac monitor (ICM) is the first ICM that is compatible with patients' smartphones to eliminate the need for a bedside base unit monitor to transfer data to physicians. Its FDA clearance was in October 2017.

The Abbott/St. Jude Confirm RX implantable cardiac monitor (ICM) is the first ICM that is compatible with patients' smartphones to eliminate the need for a bedside base unit monitor to transfer data to physicians. Its FDA clearance was the No. 1 most popular article on DAIC in October.

Feature | November 03, 2017 | Dave Fornell

November 3, 2017 — Here is the list of the most popular articles and videos on the Diagnostic and Interventional...

The Watchman LAA occluder PREVAIL Trial 5-year results were presented at the 2017 TCT meeting.
Feature | Atrial Fibrillation | November 02, 2017

November 2, 2017 – Five-year results from the PREVAIL Trial comparing left atrial appendage closure (LAAC) with the...

Societies Detail Treatment for Patients With Ventricular Arrhythmias
News | EP Lab | October 30, 2017

October 30, 2017 — The American College of Cardiology, along with the American Heart Association and the Heart...

Videos | EP Mapping and Imaging Systems | October 24, 2017

This video, provided by Acutus Medical, demonstrates a patient case showing the use of the AcQMap high-resolution...

Acutus Medical Receives FDA Clearance for AcQMap Cardiac Mapping Technology
Technology | EP Mapping and Imaging Systems | October 24, 2017

October 24, 2017 — Acutus Medical announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the AcQMap ...

UNC School of Medicine Receives $1.7 Million for Atrial Fibrillation Program Streamlining Patient Care
News | Atrial Fibrillation | October 23, 2017

October 23, 2017 — University of North Carolina (UNC) School of Medicine cardiologist Anil Gehi, M.D., will use a $1...

Abbott SJM St. Jude Confirm RX implantable cardiac monitor (ICM).

The Abbott Confirm RX implantable cardiac monitor (ICM) is smaller than a computer thumb-drive and in implanted in a simple in-office procedure just under the skin.

Technology | Implantable Cardiac Monitor (ICM) | October 23, 2017

October 23, 2017 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared Abbott’s Confirm Rx Insertable Cardiac...

Trial Data Shows Positive Predictive Results for Boston Scientific HeartLogic Heart Failure Diagnostic
News | Heart Failure | October 20, 2017

October 20, 2017 — Boston Scientific announced new data from the Multisensor Chronic Evaluation in Ambulatory Heart...

Smartphone Apps Help Patients and Providers Manage Atrial Fibrillation
News | Patient Engagement | October 19, 2017

October 19, 2017 — Novel smartphone and tablet applications for atrial fibrillation patients and healthcare...

The Respicardia Remede System is a pacemaker-like device designed to improve cardiovascular health by restoring natural breathing during sleep in patients with Central sleep apnea.
Technology | Heart Failure | October 18, 2017

October 18, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved a new treatment option for patients...

Baylis Medical and Siemens Co-Sponsor Transseptal Access Training Course
News | EP Lab | October 18, 2017

October 18, 2017 — Baylis Medical Co. Inc. and Siemens Healthineers are co-sponsoring a first-of-its kind training...

CardioFocus Announces European CE Mark Approval of HeartLight Excalibur Balloon
Technology | Ablation Systems | October 10, 2017

October 10, 2017 — CardioFocus Inc. recently announced the European CE Mark approval of the HeartLight Excalibur...

The Apama Radiofrequency (RF) Balloon Catheter System.
News | Ablation Systems | October 02, 2017

October 2, 2017 — Boston Scientific announced a definitive agreement to acquire Apama Medical Inc., a privately-held...

Boston Scientific Launches Resonate Devices With HeartLogic Heart Failure Diagnostic
Technology | Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) | September 27, 2017

September 27, 2017 — Boston Scientific recently launched the Resonate family of...

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