Implantable Cardiac Monitor (ICM)

Implantable cardiac monitors (ICM) are small electrophysiology (EP) devices that used for long-term monitoring of a patient's heart electrical activity to detect arrhythmias. The technology can eliminate the need for a bulks external Holter monitor that requires wire leads attached to the patient. ICMs can be inserted under the skin during and office visit. 

The Angel Medical Systems' AngelMed Guardian System is an implantable cardiac monitor intended to detect and alert patients of a potential heart attack.

 The Angel Medical Systems' AngelMed Guardian System is an implantable cardiac monitor intended to detect and alert patients of a potential heart attack. 

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The Angel Medical Systems' AngelMed Guardian System system components.

Technology | Implantable Cardiac Monitor (ICM) | May 09, 2018

 May 9, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said it recently granted market clearance for Angel...

Videos | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | December 13, 2017

Emanuel Kanal, M.D., director of MRI services and professor of radiology and neuroradiology at the University of...

The Abbott/St. Jude Confirm RX implantable cardiac monitor (ICM) is the first ICM that is compatible with patients' smartphones to eliminate the need for a bedside base unit monitor to transfer data to physicians. Its FDA clearance was in October 2017.

The Abbott/St. Jude Confirm RX implantable cardiac monitor (ICM) is the first ICM that is compatible with patients' smartphones to eliminate the need for a bedside base unit monitor to transfer data to physicians. Its FDA clearance was the No. 1 most popular article on DAIC in October.

Feature | November 03, 2017 | Dave Fornell

November 3, 2017 — Here is the list of the most popular articles and videos on the Diagnostic and Interventional...

Abbott SJM St. Jude Confirm RX implantable cardiac monitor (ICM).

The Abbott Confirm RX implantable cardiac monitor (ICM) is smaller than a computer thumb-drive and in implanted in a simple in-office procedure just under the skin.

Technology | Implantable Cardiac Monitor (ICM) | October 23, 2017

October 23, 2017 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared Abbott’s Confirm Rx Insertable Cardiac...

Left Atrial Pressure Monitor Offers New Hope for Heart Failure Patients
News | Heart Failure | July 14, 2017

July 14, 2017 — A review appearing in the July 18 issue of the...

Biosense webster multielectrode balloon RF ablation catheter

The Biosense Webster multi-electrode balloon RF ablation catheter. Each electrode can have varied power settings to avoid damage to underlying tissues like the esophagus. 

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The NewPace Subcutaneous String ICD in development eliminates the implant of a can in a pocket, as all the components, battery and the lead are incorporated into the single cable-like device.

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The Micra catheter implanted, single-chamber pacemaker.

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Feature | EP Lab | June 22, 2017 | Dave Fornell

Electrophysiology (EP) technology has been advancing rapidly the past few years with new ablation tools to improve...

Abbott SJM Confirm RX Implantable cardiac monitor gains european CE mark approval
News | May 30, 2017

May 30, 2017 — Abbott recently announced European CE mark and first use of the new Confirm Rx Insertable Cardiac...

Medtronic Reveal Linq implantable cardiac monitor

The Medtronic Reveal Linq implantable cardiac monitor is the smallest implantable monitor on the market. It is used as a long-term Holter monitor for 24-hour a day, 365-day a year patient monitoring. The device uses wireless connectivity to download the patient data with a patient bedside base unit to send the information over the internet so it is accessible by physicians.

Feature | Atrial Fibrillation | May 16, 2017

May 16, 2017 - The study using small, subcutaneous implantable cardiac monitors for long-term, 24-hour a day...

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...

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...

Videos | EP Lab | April 10, 2017

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

Videos | ACC | April 03, 2017

DAIC Editor Dave Fornell takes a tour of some of the interesting new technologies from the vendor booths on the expo...

Medtronic, Reveal LINQ ICM, insertable cardiac monitor, FDA clearance, TruRhythm Detection
Technology | Implantable Cardiac Monitor (ICM) | March 15, 2017

March 15, 2017 — Medtronic plc announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for its Reveal...

heart monitoring technology, climbers, high altitudes, Circulation study, cardiac diagnostics, Medtronic, Reveal LINQ
News | Implantable Cardiac Monitor (ICM) | March 14, 2017

March 14, 2017 — Climbing above 4,000 meters can provoke...

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...

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