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.

Boston Scientific, CE Mark, MRI conditional labeling, CRT-Ds, ICDs

X4 CRT-D system image courtesy of Boston Scientific

News | EP Lab | October 30, 2015

October 30, 2015 — Boston Scientific Corp. has received CE Mark on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) conditional...

Biotronik, NORDIC ICD trial, defibrillation testing, DF testing, shock efficacy
News | Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) | September 24, 2015

September 24, 2015 — Biotronik announced the publication of NORDIC ICD (NO Regular Defibrillation testing In...

Medtronic, Evera, ICD, MR-conditional, MRI, FDA approval
Technology | Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) | September 14, 2015

September 14, 2015 — Medtronic received the first U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for an...

Medtronic, OPTILINK, OptiVol, ICD, pulmonary congestion, ESC 2015
Feature | Heart Failure | September 01, 2015

September 1, 2015 — Automated alerts for excess fluid accumulation in the lungs did not improve outcomes for...

Itrevia 7 HF-T QP, Biotronik, CRT-D, first U.S. implantations, CLS algorithm
Feature | Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Devices (CRT) | July 28, 2015

July 28, 2015 — Biotronik announced the first patients have been successfully implanted with Itrevia HF-T QP cardiac...

Boston Scientific, Emblem, S-ICD, UNTOUCHED study, TV-ICDs, MADIT-RIT study
Feature | Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) | July 02, 2015

July 2, 2015 - Boston Scientific has initiated a worldwide study to evaluate the rate and causes of shocks for...

defibrillators, older heart patients, Duke Medicine study, Tracy Wang
Feature | Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) | June 23, 2015

June 23, 2015 - Heart attack patients age 65 and older who have reduced heart function might still benefit from...

CIEDs, UCSF, UC San Francisco, defibrillator, pacemaker, monitoring, SCD
News | Remote Monitoring | June 22, 2015

June 22, 2015 - The current monitoring of patients with...

PRAETORIAN trial, first U.S. patients, ICD, subcutaneous, S-ICD, defibrillators
News | June 02, 2015

June 2, 2015 — The Valley Hospital has been selected as the United States Coordinating Center for the international...

Blog | May 22, 2015

There were several technology takeaway messages for the future of electrophysiology (EP) at the Heart Rhythm Society...

News | May 21, 2015

May 21, 2015 — Clinical trial results showed that full-body magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans do not affect the...

Greatbatch Medical, Myopore Sutureless Myocardial Pacing Lead
Technology | May 19, 2015

May 19, 2015 — A new epicardial pacing lead...

HRS, remote monitoring, RM, standard of care, CIEDs
Feature | EP Lab | May 15, 2015

May 15, 2015 — A new expert consensus statement by the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) recommends...

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