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Medtronic, expanded indication, Freezor Xtra Cryoablation Catheter, AVNRT, atrioventricular nodal re-entrant tachycardia
Technology | Ablation Systems | February 16, 2017

February 16, 2017 — Medtronic plc announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved its Freezor...

Biotronik, ProMRI Configurator tool, MR-conditional cardiac devices, ProMRI SystemCheck
Technology | Implantable Cardiac Monitor (ICM) | February 14, 2017

February 14, 2017 — Biotronik has developed an online tool that streamlines the workflow for physicians selecting...

News | Hypertension | February 13, 2017

February 13, 2017 — Vascular Dynamics Inc. (VDI) announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has...

Xarelto, rivaroxaban, COMPASS study, ends early,
News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | February 09, 2017

February 9, 2017 — Janssen Research & Development LLC (Janssen) announced that the Phase 3 COMPASS trial is...

Abbott, St. Jude Medical, FDA approval, MR-conditional labeling, Assurity pacemaker, Tendril pacing lead
Technology | February 02, 2017

February 2, 2017 — Abbott announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for magnetic resonance (MR)-...

Ohio State, Wexner Medical Center, keeping human hearts alive, track abnormal beats, reanimate, Vadim Fedorov

Part of a donated human heart is reanimated and recorded with four high-definition optic cameras in a laboratory at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. Researchers keep the heart tissue alive to look for the causes of irregular heartbeats in cases of persistent atrial fibrillation. Image courtesy of The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.

News | EP Lab | February 01, 2017

February 1, 2017 — Researchers have developed a technique that allows them to revive parts of human hearts in the...

Videos | EP Mapping and Imaging Systems | February 01, 2017

The FDA approved the Medtronic CardioInsight electro-anatomical mapping system in early 2017. It uses an ECG lead...

medtronic cardioinsight electromapping system, electoanatomical mapping, noninvasive ep mapping

A screen shot of the waveforms and the the 3-D electo-mapping models created using the noninvasive CardioInsight system.

Technology | EP Mapping and Imaging Systems | February 01, 2017

February 1, 2017 — Medtronic received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for the CardioInsight...

cath lab inventory management, RFID tracking
Sponsored Content | Whitepapers | Inventory Management | January 31, 2017

Annual waste for high-value medical devices continues to grow at a rapid pace. With bundled payments putting...

cardiology Inventory management

McKesson Cardiology Inventory aids inventory control in the cath lab using a barcode-based system, scanning items as used.

Feature | Inventory Management | January 31, 2017 | Dave Fornell

(Editors note: This article was written in 2014, and was updated with more recent information in January 2017.)...

CardioFocus, HeartLight Excalibur Balloon, 22nd Annual AF Symposium, atrial fibrillation, initial clinical evaluation
News | Ablation Systems | January 25, 2017

January 25, 2017 — CardioFocus Inc. recently announced the initial clinical evaluation of the HeartLight Excalibur...

NCDR, ACC, JACC, American College of Cardiology, national trends, heart disease treatments, trends in cardiovascular care
News | Cath Lab | January 23, 2017

January 23, 2017 — Over 93 percent of heart attack patients are receiving stents within the guideline-recommended...

Stereotaxis, Niobe remote magnetic navigation system, Philips Allura Xper FD10 cardiovascular X-ray, interface, integration
News | Robotic Systems | January 20, 2017

January 20, 2017 — Stereotaxis Inc. announced the release of an interface between its...

Biotronik, BioMonitor 2 implantable cardiac monitor, BioInsight clinical study, first patients enrolled
News | Implantable Cardiac Monitor (ICM) | January 20, 2017

January 20, 2017 — Biotronik has enrolled the first patients in the BioInsight...

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