Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD)

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICD) used to treat tachycardia arrhythmias and heart failure. This includes cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillators (CRT-D).

Online Message Board Advice on ICDs Reflects Inaccuracies
News | Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) | April 13, 2018

April 13, 2018 — Medical advice about implanted cardiac defibrillators obtained via an online message board appears...

Biotronik U.S. to Distribute Aziyo ECM Envelopes
News | Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) | April 12, 2018

April 12, 2018 — Biotronik U.S. and Aziyo announced a strategic agreement allowing Biotronik to distribute Aziyo's...

Videos | Sudden Cardiac Arrest | March 14, 2018

The Zoll LifeVest is a temporary, wearable defibrillator designed as a safety net for patients, especially those...

Can Your Cardiac Device Be Hacked?
News | Cybersecurity | February 27, 2018

February 27, 2018 — Medical devices, including cardiovascular implantable electronic devices, could be at risk for...

Medtronic Recalls CRT-Ds and ICDs Due to Manufacturing Error Preventing Electrical Shock Delivery
News | Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Devices (CRT) | February 26, 2018

February 26, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that Medtronic is recalling certain...

Abbott Announces MR-Conditional Labeling for Quadra Assura CRT-D and Fortify Assura ICD
Technology | Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Devices (CRT) | January 03, 2018

January 3, 2018 — Abbott announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for magnetic resonance (MR)-...

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...

Research team (left to right) Abdul Wase M.D. (principal ivestigator), Marina Brown R.N., Ken Shneider, Thein Aung M.D., Matt Clark, Dawn Hunt and Kimberle Evans R.N., with a Tesla car at Good Samaritan Hospital Dayton, Ohio.  Image courtesy of Joe Carfora.

Research team (left to right) Abdul Wase M.D. (principal ivestigator), Marina Brown R.N., Ken Shneider, Thein Aung M.D., Matt Clark, Dawn Hunt and Kimberle Evans R.N., with a Tesla car at Good Samaritan Hospital Dayton, Ohio. 
Image courtesy of Joe Carfora.

News | November 25, 2017

November 25, 2017 — Sitting in, or standing close to the charging port of a Tesla electric vehicle did not trigger a...

Societies Detail Treatment for Patients With Ventricular Arrhythmias
News | EP Lab | October 30, 2017

October 30, 2017 — The American College of Cardiology, along with the American Heart Association and the Heart...

Boston Scientific Launches Resonate Devices With HeartLogic Heart Failure Diagnostic
Technology | Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) | September 27, 2017

September 27, 2017 — Boston Scientific recently launched the Resonate family of...

Abbott Secures FDA Approval for MRI Compatibility on Ellipse ICD
Technology | Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) | September 22, 2017

September 22, 2017 — Abbott announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for...

Technavio Projects 9 Percent Global Growth for Electrophysiology Therapeutic Devices

Image courtesy of Technavio

News | EP Lab | September 11, 2017

September 11, 2017 — According to the latest market study released by Technavio, the global...

Abbott. St. Jude Medical has updated its firmware to address cybersecurity issues with its Allure Quadra MP and other EP devices

Abbott. St. Jude Medical has updated its firmware to address cybersecurity issues with its Allure Quadra MP and other EP devices.

Feature | EP Lab | August 29, 2017 | Dave Fornell

August 29, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a firmware update that is now available to...

Biotronik Launches DX Technology for U.S. Heart Failure Patients
News | Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Devices (CRT) | July 21, 2017

July 21, 2017 — Biotronik announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval and availability of the Intica...

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