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).

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 electrophysiology...
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 DX...
Biotronik Hosts Heart Failure Symposium at Europace-Cardiostim 2017
News | Heart Failure | July 13, 2017
July 13, 2017 — Experts in heart failure management gathered in June to discuss varying scientific evidence in their...
Predictive Models May Help Determine Which Patients Benefit From ICDs
News | Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) | July 06, 2017
July 6, 2017 — Two predictive models may help cardiologists decide which patients would most benefit from an...
Medtronic Reactive ATP Therapy Slows Progression of Atrial Fibrillation in Real-World Population
News | Atrial Fibrillation | July 03, 2017
July 3, 2017 — Medtronic recently announced that its Reactive ATP therapy slows the progression of atrial fibrillation...
Videos | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | June 29, 2017
Leyla Elif Sade, M.D., MESC, professor of cardiology at Başkent University, Ankara, Turkey, discusses use of echo for...
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. 

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...
Pacemakers and Other Cardiac Devices Can Help Solve Forensic Cases
News | Pacemakers | June 20, 2017
June 20 2017 — Pacemakers and other cardiac devices can help solve forensic cases, according to a study presented at...
Videos | Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) | June 01, 2017
Lucas Boersma, M.D., Ph.D., FESC, St. Antonius Ziekenhuis, Nieuwegein, The Netherlands, discusses how subcutaneous...
Videos | Leads Implantable Devices | May 25, 2017
Bruce Wilkoff, M.D., director of cardiac pacing and tachyarrhythmia devices at Cleveland Clinic, discusses advancements...
Boston Scientific S-ICD system with the subcutaneous lead
News | Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) | May 17, 2017
May 12, 2017 – Results from the U.S. post-market approval study evaluating “real-world” patients implanted with the...
NewPace ISSD string subcutaneous ICD system

The NewPace string subcutaneous ICD system.

News | May 16, 2017
May 16, 2017 – A new study examines the effectiveness of the implantable subcutaneous string defibrillator (ISSD), a...
Boston Scientific's Resonate X4 CRT-D system
Technology | Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Devices (CRT) | May 09, 2017
May 9, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared Boston Scientific’s Resonate family of...
WiSE CRT System is a wireless cardiac resynchonization therapy device with no lead wires

The WiSE CRT System uses a tiny implant in the left ventricle to synchronize the heart, overcoming limitations of traditional Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy (CRT) in heart failure patients.

News | Heart Failure | May 12, 2017
May 12, 2017 – New study proves safety of novel, wireless pacing system, WiSE CRT (Wireless Stimulation Endocardially...