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

NewPace ISSD string subcutaneous ICD system

The NewPace string subcutaneous ICD system.

News | May 16, 2017

May 16, 2017 – A new study examines the effectiveness of the implantable subcutaneous string defibrillator (ISSD), a...

Feature | Pharmaceuticals | May 16, 2017

May 16, 2017 – Results of a groundbreaking clinical trial demonstrate the effectiveness of a novel, fast-acting...

Videos | Pacemakers | May 16, 2017

This video, provided by Medtronic, demonstrates the implantation of Micra transcatheter pacing system (TPS). The...

Guidelines updated for atrial fibrillation ablation at HRS 2017. Boston Scientific's Rhythmia mapping system
Feature | Atrial Fibrillation | May 15, 2017

May 15, 2017 – The Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) in joint partnership with several other electrophysiology societies...

HRS released a consensus statement on MRI for patients with cardiac implantable electronic devices
Feature | May 15, 2017

May 15, 2017 — The Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) released a first-of-its-kind consensus statement in the United States...

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...

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...

Abbott Announces CE Mark for New Cardiac Ablation Catheter
News | Ablation Systems | May 10, 2017

May 10, 2017 — Abbott announced CE Mark of the TactiCath Contact Force...

Biotronik Launches First FDA-Approved CRM Devices with MRI AutoDetect Technology
Technology | Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Devices (CRT) | May 10, 2017

May 10, 2017 —  Biotronik announced the availability of the first U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved...

Biotronik Receives FDA Approval for Sentus ProMRI Quadripolar Left Ventricular Lead
Technology | Leads Implantable Devices | May 09, 2017

May 9, 2017 — Biotronik announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval and the launch of Sentus ProMRI,...

Apple Watch used for tracking patient arrhythmias using an artificial intelligence-based algorithm

Researchers are using the Apple Watch heart rate monitor app to track patient arrhythmias using an artificial intelligence-based algorithm. 

Feature | Wearables | May 11, 2017

May 11, 2017 — A new study shows that the Apple Watch's heart rate sensor, when paired with an artificial...

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...

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