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).

The Unify ICD is one of the SJM devices in an FDA warning letter
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April 14, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) sent a warning letter to Abbott/St. Jude Medical (SJM) this ...

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An electrophysiology EP ablation procedure to treat a heart arrhythmia
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May 16, 2017 — Here is a list of the late-breaking clinical trials presented at the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) 2017 ...

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April 12, 2017 — Biotronik announced the European launch of a new lead for tachycardia therapy that features a helical ...

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A discussion with Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) President Michael Gold, M.D., Ph.D., director of cardiology and associate ...

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Technology | Implantable Cardiac Monitor (ICM)

February 14, 2017 — Biotronik has developed an online tool that streamlines the workflow for physicians selecting the ...

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January 23, 2017 — Over 93 percent of heart attack patients are receiving stents within the guideline-recommended ...

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January 18, 2017 — A new study published in Circulation has found there is a 23 percent risk in reduction of all-cause ...

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The FDA confirmed the cybersecurity vulnerabilities of St. Jude ICDs, pacemakes, implantable cardioverter defibrillators, CRT and other EP devices with wireless connections.
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January 9, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a safety communication today concerning patient ...

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As wearable and implantable patient monitoring or therapy devices become more sophisticated with advanced wireless ...

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Technology | Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Devices (CRT)

November 15, 2016 — Medtronic plc  has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the Claria MRI Quad ...

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SJM, st. Jude Medical, FDA recall, Battery depletion, Recalls ICDs and CRT-D
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October 25, 2016 — St. Jude Medical is recalling 251,346 of its Fortify, Unify and Assura implantable cardioverter ...

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October 13, 2016 — Medtronic plc is the first company to receive U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for ...

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September 7, 2016 — St. Jude Medical Inc. (SJM) has filed a lawsuit against Muddy Waters Consulting LLC, Muddy Waters ...

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Cybersecurity concerns were raised over the St. Jude Medical (SJM) Merlin@home EP device home monitoring system
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August 29, 2016 — Investment research firm Muddy Waters Capital released a report Aug. 25 saying it believes St. Jude ...

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