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).

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...

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...

Boston Scientific, Acuity X4 quadripolar left ventricular leads, FDA approval, ENABLE MRI study
Technology | Leads Implantable Devices | March 04, 2016

March 4, 2016 — Boston Scientific has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the...

Biotronik, Itrevia 7 HF-T CRT-D device, Japan approval, full-body MRI scanning
News | Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Devices (CRT) | February 25, 2016

February 25, 2016 — Biotronik announced that its Itrevia 7 HF-T...

Biotronik, CE approval, Ilivia ICDs and CRT-Ds, ProMRI, MRI AutoDetect
News | Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) | February 03, 2016

February 3, 2016 — Biotronik announced CE approval for its new Ilivia...

St. Jude Medical, Optisure leads, FDA Class 1 Advisory, ICDs
News | Leads Implantable Devices | January 25, 2016

January 26, 2016 — St. Jude Medical Inc. is recalling the Optisure implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD)...

zoll lifevest
Technology | Sudden Cardiac Arrest | December 22, 2015

December 22, 2015 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has cleared the Zoll LifeVest Wearable Cardioverter...

Technology | Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) | December 22, 2015

December 22, 2015 — Biotronik received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for use of its latest family...

St. Jude Medical, Quadra Asssura CRT-D, Quadra Assura MP, MR conditional labeling, CE Mark
News | Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Devices (CRT) | December 14, 2015

December 14, 2015 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced CE Mark approval for...

University Hospitals, Emblem S-ICD System, sudden cardiac arrest, SCA patients
News | Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) | December 08, 2015

December 8, 2015 — At Ahuja Medical Center, University Hospitals (UH) cardiologists recently implanted the Boston...

Biotronik, CLS, B3 clinical trial, atrial fibrillation, AF patients, stroke risk
News | EP Lab | December 08, 2015

December 8, 2015 — Biotronik announced the first patient enrollments to the B3 clinical trial. The study will...

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