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).

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...
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 has been cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as an...
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 remote monitoring (RM)...
Geneva Healthcare, Geneva Healthcare Suite 2.0, HRS, patient engagement
Technology | May 15, 2015
May 15, 2015 — Geneva Healthcare will showcase a set of new features on The Geneva Healthcare Suite – a technology...
St. Jude Medical, ICD, MRI-conditional, CE mark, Europe, pacemakers

St. Jude Medical's Ellipse ICD

News | May 15, 2015
May 15, 2015 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced CE Mark approval of expanded labeling for its Ellipse implantable...
Accreditation for Cardiovascular Excellence, standards, EP, ICDs, guidelines
News | May 15, 2015
May 15, 2015 — Accreditation for Cardiovascular Excellence (ACE) has just released the first-ever electrophysiology (EP...
News | May 11, 2015
May 11, 2015 — The Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) has released the list of its 12 late-breaking electrophysiology (EP)...
Boston Scientific, investors, cardiology, growth, expansion
News | May 11, 2015
May 11, 2015 — Boston Scientific Corp. presented an overview of its continued business momentum and long-term growth...
ScottCare, Ambucor, HRS, 2015, ECG, remote monitoring
News | May 08, 2015
May 8, 2015 — The ScottCare Corp. announced it will highlight Ambucor, the company’s employable labor service division...
Biotronik, DX, ICD, Inventra, Itrevia, FDA, ultra-high energy
Technology | April 27, 2015
April 27, 2015 — Biotronik announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved its DX line of...