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).

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 for...
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 Waters...
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. Jude...
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) Treatment...
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 Practice...
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 is a...
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 non-invasive 3-D virtual heart...
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 cardioverter...
ICDs, implantable cardioverter defibrillators, end-of-life deactivation, shocks, ACC 2016
News | Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) | April 03, 2016
April 3, 2016 — Many patients who have an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) are unaware the device can be...
Medtronic, CE Mark, MRI compatibility, CRT-Ds, pacemakers, ICDs

Amplia MRI Quad CRT-D SureScan image courtesy of Medtronic

News | Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Devices (CRT) | March 17, 2016
March 17, 2016 — Medtronic plc announced that it received CE (Conformité Européenne) Mark for the first and only...