HRS

This channel contains news about the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS), including coverage of its annual meeting and links to recently released practice guidelines. The HRS is a leading resource on cardiac pacing and electrophysiology

wearable defibrillators prevent sudden cardiac death in pediatric patients
Feature | Sudden Cardiac Arrest | May 11, 2017

May 11, 2017 — A new study shows that the use of a wearable cardioverter defibrillator (WCD) is safe and effective...

anticoagulants increase dementia risks
Feature | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | May 12, 2017

May 12, 2017 – A new study found that dementia rates increase with delays in starting anticoagulation treatment for...

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...

Conavi Medical Receives FDA Clearance for Feature Expansion on Foresight Intracardiac Echocardiography System
Technology | Ultrasound Intra-cardiac Echo (ICE) | May 01, 2017

May 1, 2017 — Conavi Medical Inc. announced 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for...

Digital Health Company Murj Announces $4.5 Million in Financing
News | Implantable Cardiac Monitor (ICM) | April 19, 2017

April 19, 2017 — Murj Inc., a digital health company that helps manage...

The Unify ICD is one of the SJM devices in an FDA warning letter
Feature | Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) | April 14, 2017 | Dave Fornell

April 14, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) sent a warning letter to Abbott/St. Jude Medical (SJM)...

An electrophysiology EP ablation procedure to treat a heart arrhythmia
Feature | HRS | May 16, 2017

May 16, 2017 — Here is a list of the late-breaking clinical trials presented at the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) 2017...

The Arctic Front Advance Cardiac CryoAblation Catheter treats atrial fibrillation with pulmonary vein isolation
News | Atrial Fibrillation | April 11, 2017

April 10, 2017 — Medtronic recently announced the first enrollments in the STOP Persistent AF clinical trial. The...

Videos | EP Lab | April 10, 2017

A discussion with Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) President Michael Gold, M.D., Ph.D., director of cardiology and...

Ablation procedure, EP lab, Uninterrupted Dabigatran Etexilate in Comparison to Uninterrupted Warfarin in Pulmonary Vein Ablation
Feature | Atrial Fibrillation | March 29, 2017

March 29, 2017 — Uninterrupted treatment with dabigatran (Pradaxa), a non-vitamin K,...

closed loop stimulation, DDD-CLS, ACC17, SPAIN trial
Feature | Pacemakers | March 22, 2017

March 22, 2017 — Patients with recurrent fainting episodes (syncope) who received a pacemaker delivering a pacing...

Micra leadless pacemaker, CMS, medicare reimbursement
News | Pacemakers | March 10, 2017

March, 10, 2017 - Medtronic announced that the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has approved...

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

This video, provided by Medtronic, demonstrates the CardioInsight electro-anatomical mapping system. It was cleared...

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...

The FDA confirmed the cybersecurity vulnerabilities of St. Jude ICDs, pacemakes, implantable cardioverter defibrillators, CRT and other EP devices with wireless connections.
Feature | EP Lab | January 09, 2017 | Dave Fornell

January 9, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a safety communication today concerning patient...

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