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).

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 of...
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 magnetic resonance (MR) conditional labeling...
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 evaluate...
LivaNova, Platinum, ICD, CRT-D, launch, Europe and Japan

Image courtesy of LivaNova PLC

News | Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) | November 04, 2015
November 4, 2015 — LivaNova PLC, formerly Sorin Group, launched Platinum, a new range of implantable cardiac...
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 implantable...
CeRtiTuDe cohort study, cardiac resynchronization therapy, CRT-D, CRT-P, ESC 2015
News | Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Devices (CRT) | September 03, 2015
September 3, 2015 — Most patients with a cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) pacemaker would not benefit from the...
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 heart...
Biotronik, CE approval, 3T MRI scanning, pacemakers, ICDs
News | Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) | August 03, 2015
August 3, 2015 — Biotronik announced CE approval of 3 Tesla (T) magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanning with...
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 patients...
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 cardiac implantable electronic devices (CIEDs) may be...