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).

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Interview with Andrew D. Krahn, M.D., FHRS, head of the division of cardiology at St. Paul’s Hospital, and professor of ...

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May 12, 2020 — Medtronic has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for its Cobalt and Crome ...

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May 8, 2020 — Final results from the UNTOUCHED study of the Emblem Subcutaneous Implantable Defibrillator (S-ICD) System ...

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The Boston Scientific Emblem MRI-safe S-ICD system does not require a transvenous lead, leading to fewer complications with this type of ICD.
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May 8, 2020 — A new clinical trial is the first to compare the safety and efficacy of subcutaneous implantable ...

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Valentina Kutyifa, M.D., Ph.D., University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, N.Y., is doing research in the BIO-LIBRA Study to determine it ICD or CRT-D devices work better in men or women with heart failure often present with non-ischemic cardiomyopathy.
Feature | Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Devices (CRT) | Valentina Kutyifa M.D., Ph.D.

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death for women in North America, and women with heart failure often ...

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Earlier this year, Medtronic began a worldwide pivotal study evaluating its investigational Extravascular Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (EV ICD) system to treat dangerously fast heart rhythms. The EV ICD system is designed to deliver lifesaving defibrillation and pacing therapy via a device the same size as traditional, transvenous ICDs, but with a lead (thin wire) placed outside the heart and veins. The future of CRM device technology.
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Cardiac rhythm management (CRM) devices in use today are evolving to raise the bar beyond monitoring and managing ...

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November 6, 2019 — Cleveland Clinic announced the Top 10 Medical Innovations for 2020 at a multimedia presentation last ...

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October 11, 2019 — Medtronic plc announced the start of a worldwide pivotal study evaluating its investigational Extrava ...

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September 18, 2019 — Early use of an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) after primary coronary intervention ...

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July 31, 2019 — The chances of patients experiencing complications after having a cardiac device implanted vary ...

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For patients at risk for sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) who are being evaluated for a permanent implantable cardioverter ...

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A physician explaining an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) to a patient. Image courtesy of Biotronik.
Feature | Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) | Dave Fornell, Editor

This is a brief overview of updates on implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICD), including new technology ...

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May 15, 2019 — A new infection risk scoring system has been developed based on data from the large PADIT Trial.[1] The ...

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May 15, 2019 - Three new studies show that patients who are medically indicated for implantable heart devices, including ...

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