Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD)

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for implantable cardioverter defibrillator, ICD, used to treat tachycardia arrhythmias and heart failure. This includes CRT-Ds.

The FDA wants to regulate cybersecurity of ICDs and other medical devices.

The FDA has concerns about the cybersecurity of implantable medical devices with wireless connections for patient monitoring or adjustments to how the device functions. Changing the function of an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) using wireless access to the device could present a major patient safety issue.

News | Cybersecurity | December 29, 2016 | Dave Fornell

As wearable and implantable patient monitoring or therapy devices become more sophisticated with advanced wireless...

Medtronic, Claria MRI Quad CRT-D SureScan, FDA approval
Technology | Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Devices (CRT) | November 15, 2016

November 15, 2016 — Medtronic plc  has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the Claria MRI ...

SJM, st. Jude Medical, FDA recall, Battery depletion, Recalls ICDs and CRT-D
Feature | Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) | October 25, 2016 | Dave Fornell

October 25, 2016 — St. Jude Medical is recalling 251,346 of its Fortify, Unify and Assura implantable cardioverter...

Medtronic, FDA approval, MRI, MR-conditional scanning, cardiac devices
Technology | EP Lab | October 13, 2016

October 13, 2016 — Medtronic plc is the first company to receive U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval...

EP device cyber security, SJM, St. Jude Medical
News | EP Lab | September 07, 2016

September 7, 2016 — St. Jude Medical Inc. (SJM) has filed a lawsuit against Muddy Waters Consulting LLC, Muddy...

Cybersecurity concerns were raised over the St. Jude Medical (SJM) Merlin@home EP device home monitoring system

St. Jude Medical said recent claims of the cyber attack vulnerability of its [email protected] remote monitoring system and its implantable EP devices are not true.

Feature | EP Lab | August 29, 2016 | Dave Fornell

August 29, 2016 — Investment research firm Muddy Waters Capital released a report Aug. 25 saying it believes St....

S-ICD, subcutaneous implantable cardioverter defibrillator, MRI safe ICD, Emblem
Technology | Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) | August 09, 2016

August 9, 2016 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted market approval for the Emblem MRI Subcutaneous...

Allied Market Research, Congestive Heart Failure Treatment Devices Market report, ICDshea
News | Heart Failure | June 28, 2016

June 28, 2016 — A recent report published by Allied Market Research, titled, "Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)...

Biotronik, CardioStim 2016 Innovation Award, MRI AutoDetect, Ilivia ICDs
News | EP Lab | June 23, 2016

June 23, 2016 — Biotronik announced it was the winner of the Cardiostim Innovation Award in the category “Best...

News | Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) | June 14, 2016

June 14, 2016 — Medtronic plc announced results from several feasibility studies evaluating a new approach to...

Biotronik, CardioMessenger Smart, remote monitoring, ICD, pacemaker
Technology | EP Device Monitoring Systems | June 01, 2016

June 1, 2016 — Biotronik announced the launch of CardioMessenger Smart in the United States. CardioMessenger Smart...

Johns Hopkins, virtual heart modeling tool, VARP, arrhythmias, implanted defibrillator

Examples of how the computer model would classify one patient at high risk for heart arrhythmia and another at low risk. Image courtesy of Royc Faddis/Johns Hopkins University.

News | Cardiac Diagnostics | May 17, 2016

May 17, 2016 — An interdisciplinary Johns Hopkins University team has developed a...

News | Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) | May 09, 2016

May 9, 2016 — Medtronic announced the results of several studies evaluating a novel approach to implantable...

S-ICD, Effortless

The S-ICD system is implanted without use of leads implanted in veins or inside the heart.

Feature | Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) | May 09, 2016

May 9, 2016 — The mid to long-term results from the EFFORTLESS study, the largest subcutaneous implantable...

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