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...

Spectranetics Initiates Class I Recall for Bridge Occlusion Balloon Catheter
News | EP Lab | September 27, 2017

September 27, 2017 — Spectranetics is recalling its Bridge Occlusion...

Abbott Secures FDA Approval for MRI Compatibility on Ellipse ICD
Technology | Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) | September 22, 2017

September 22, 2017 — Abbott announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for...

Fysicon Receives FDA Approval for QMAPP Hemodynamic Monitoring System
Technology | Hemodynamic Monitoring Systems | September 18, 2017

September 18, 2017 — Fysicon announced that it has been granted 510(k) clearance by the U.S. Food and Drug...

Technavio Projects 9 Percent Global Growth for Electrophysiology Therapeutic Devices

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News | EP Lab | September 11, 2017

September 11, 2017 — According to the latest market study released by Technavio, the global...

LAA closure during open heart surgery in the LAACS Study showed better outcomes for all patients.

LAA closure during open heart surgery in the LAACS Study showed better outcomes for all patients.

Feature | Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders | September 07, 2017

September 7, 2017 — Closure of the left atrial appendage (LAA) during heart surgery protects the brain, according to...

EMANATE Trial Shows Apixaban Lowers stroke in AF Patients Undergoing Cardioversion.
News | Atrial Fibrillation | September 01, 2017

September 1, 2017 — Apixaban lowers the risk of stroke compared to warfarin in anticoagulation-naïve patients with...

CASTLE-AF Study shows Catheter Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation is First-Line Treatment for Heart Failure Patients. Biotronic Ilivia 7 ICD.

The CASTLE-AF Study shows catheter alation of AF can be used effectively to treat heart failure in patients with an implanted ICD.

News | Atrial Fibrillation | September 01, 2017

September 1, 2017 — Final results from the CASTLE-AF study show a 38 percent reduction in the composite of all-cause...

Abbott. St. Jude Medical has updated its firmware to address cybersecurity issues with its Allure Quadra MP and other EP devices

Abbott. St. Jude Medical has updated its firmware to address cybersecurity issues with its Allure Quadra MP and other EP devices.

Feature | EP Lab | August 29, 2017 | Dave Fornell

August 29, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a firmware update that is now available to...

Real-World Analysis Compares Safety, Effectiveness of Apixaban Versus Warfarin
News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | August 28, 2017

August 28, 2017 — Bristol-Myers Squibb Company and Pfizer Inc. announced results from an analysis of real-world data...

Biotronik Announces U.S. Launch of Edora HF-T QP CRT Pacemaker
Technology | Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Devices (CRT) | August 21, 2017

August 21, 2017 — Biotronik announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval and commercial availability...

The FDA is concerned about cybersecurity of ICDs and cyber security of other medical devices.
Feature | Cybersecurity | August 16, 2017 | Dave Fornell

There is growing concern among patients and regulators that medical devices, especially implantable...

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