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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May 14, 2019 – Results from new research show that passengers with cardiac implantable electronic devices (CIEDs), such ...

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News | Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD)

May 13, 2019 — Boston Scientific announced acute results from the UNTOUCHED study evaluating safety and efficacy of the ...

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May 13, 2019 – Results from a new survey are the first to report a large discrepancy in patient’s knowledge of their ...

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May 13, 2019 – A first-in-human pilot study of Medtronic's investigational Extravascular Implantable Cardioverter ...

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News | Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Devices (CRT)

April 29, 2019 — Biotronik announced the full commercial launch of the Acticor device family, including Acticor DX and ...

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News | Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Devices (CRT)

April 18, 2019 – Biotronik announced the European market release of what it calls the world’s smallest implantable ...

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Concerto CRT-D and Virtuoso ICD implantable cardiac devices are among several Medtronic electrophysiology devices included in a safety alert because of their lack of cybersecurity measures to avoid hacking, according to the FDA.
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March 22, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a safety communication to alert healthcare providers ...

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Khaldoun Tarakji, M.D., MPH, associate section head, section of electrophysiology and pacing in the Robert and Suzanne ...

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An implanted ICD showing its three venous leads. These multiple CRT leads can cause issues when they need to be replaced and are abandoned with new leads put over them in the SVC, which may require lead extraction.
Feature | EP Lab | Dave Fornell, Editor

To extract or abandon broken or infected implantable, venous electrophysiology (EP) device leads has been a debate for ...

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Medtronic is issuing a software update to address a safety risk caused by cybersecurity vulnerabilities associated with the internet connection between the Carelink 2090 and Carelink Encore 29901 programmers used to download software from the Medtronic software distribution network (SDN) . This update is a voluntary recall correction by the manufacturer to address the safety risk caused by the cybersecurity vulnerability.
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October 17, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has reviewed information about potential cybersecurity ...

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August 9, 2018 — Medtronic plc announced the start of a pilot study of its investigational Extravascular Implantable ...

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ICD Placements Not Meeting Medicare Coverage Criteria Decline After Overuse Investigation Announced
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July 11, 2018 — Placement of implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) not meeting Centers for Medicare and ...

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July 2, 2018 — University of Washington (UW) Medicine cardiologists have developed a tool to predict which heart failure ...

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May 24, 2018 - Medtronic plc announced results from a research study demonstrating the feasibility of a novel approach ...

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Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) live electrophysiology (EP) procedure case at the 2018 annual meeting. #HRS2018
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Here is an aggregation of all the news and late-breaking studies presented at the 2018 Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) Scient ...

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