Heart Failure

Heart Failure Mortality Inversely Related to Wealth of Country
News | Heart Failure | May 24, 2017

May 24, 2017 — Death in patients with ...

News | Heart Failure | May 22, 2017

May 22, 2017 — Serelaxin failed to meet the primary endpoints of the phase 3 RELAX-AHF-2...

Percepta, Serena, Solara CRT-P devices with quatripolar leads
Technology | Leads Implantable Devices | May 15, 2017

May 15, 2017 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted market clearance Medtronic’s portfolio of...

WiSE CRT System is a wireless cardiac resynchonization therapy device with no lead wires

The WiSE CRT System uses a tiny implant in the left ventricle to synchronize the heart, overcoming limitations of traditional Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy (CRT) in heart failure patients.

News | Heart Failure | May 12, 2017

May 12, 2017 – New study proves safety of novel, wireless pacing system, WiSE CRT (Wireless Stimulation...

Biotronik Announces FDA Approval of MultiPole Pacing
Technology | Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Devices (CRT) | May 11, 2017

May 11, 2017 — Biotronik announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of the company's MultiPole...

Boston Scientific's Resonate X4 CRT-D system
Technology | Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Devices (CRT) | May 09, 2017

May 9, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared Boston Scientific’s Resonate family of...

Heartware HVAD recall for its ventricular assist device from Medtronic
Feature | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | May 05, 2017

May 5, 2017 — Medtronic Mechanical Circulatory Support is expanding its recall of its HeartWare Ventricular Assist...

American Regent Announces Enrollment of First Patient in Phase 3 HEART-FID Trial
News | Heart Failure | May 03, 2017

May 3, 2017 — American Regent, a member of the Daiichi Sankyo Group, announced that the first patient has been...

NICE Recommends Boston Scientific CRT-Ds With EnduraLife Battery Technology for Heart Failure Treatment
News | Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Devices (CRT) | April 14, 2017

April 14, 2017 — The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) recently issued medical technology...

SCAI, MEDCAC panel, health outcomes, heart failure, treatment technologies
News | Heart Failure | April 04, 2017

April 4, 2017 — This week the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) convened a panel of the Medicare...

CardioMEMS, heart failure, PA pressure monitoring, ACC17
News | March 30, 2017

March 30, 2017 — New late-breaking featured clinical research presented today adds strong clinical support for...

marijuana use, increased risk, stroke, heart failure, ACC 2017 study
News | Stroke | March 15, 2017

March 15, 2017 — Using marijuana raises the risk of...

News | Heart Failure | March 08, 2017

March 8, 2017 — A Whitehall, Ohio man is the first in the United States to undergo a brand new treatment designed to...

Medtronic, CRT-D, REVERSE Trial analysis, cost-effectiveness, Michael R. Gold, JACC Heart Failure
News | Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Devices (CRT) | March 07, 2017

March 7, 2017 — Medtronic plc recently announced an economic analysis of five-year data showing that patients with...

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