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Biotronik Launchs His-Bundle Pacing Tools
News | Pacemakers | June 16, 2020
June 16, 2020 - Biotronik has today announced its commitment to giving physicians additional tools to pace in the His-...
New Research on Tempo Temporary Pacing Lead to Be Featured at TCT 2019
News | Leads Implantable Devices | September 20, 2019
September 20, 2019 — BioTrace Medical Inc. announced the company’s key activities at the 31st annual Transcatheter...
Abbott Recalls Ellipse Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators Due to Exposed Aluminum Wires
News | Leads Implantable Devices | August 05, 2019
August 5, 2019 — Abbott is recalling the Ellipse Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators (ICDs) because electrical...
BioTrace Medical's Tempo Lead Obtains CE Mark for Temporary Intracardiac Pacing
News | Leads Implantable Devices | May 13, 2019
May 13, 2019 — BioTrace Medical Inc. announced the company’s Tempo Lead has obtained CE Mark certification in Europe...
FDA Approves Attain Stability Quad MRI SureScan Lead from Medtronic
Technology | Leads Implantable Devices | May 06, 2019
May 6, 2019 — Medtronic has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the Attain Stability Quad MRI...
Videos | EP Lab | February 27, 2019
This is a virtual heart with the same electrophysiology characteristics as the real patient being developed to help...
Seth Worley, M.D., senior consultant, section of cardiac electrophysiology, MedStar Heart and Vascular Institute, developed tools and techniques to optimize transvenous left ventricular (LV) lead implantation, including the I-CRT approach. Here he holds the tools that he personally developed for left ventricular lead implantation to treat heart failure. Photo courtesy of MedStar Heart and Vascular Institute at MedStar Washington Hospital Center.

Seth Worley, M.D., senior consultant, section of cardiac electrophysiology, MedStar Heart and Vascular Institute, developed tools and techniques to optimize transvenous left ventricular (LV) lead implantation, including the I-CRT approach. Here he holds the tools that he personally developed for left ventricular lead implantation to treat heart failure. Photo courtesy of MedStar Heart and Vascular Institute at MedStar Washington Hospital Center.

Feature | EP Lab | January 21, 2019 | Matthew S. McKillop, M.D., FACC, FHRS, and Seth J. Worley, M.D.
Interventional cardiac resynchronization therapy (I-CRT) describes the repurposing of a set of tools and techniques...
An implanted ICD showing its three venous leads. These multiple CRT leads can cause issues when they need to be replaced and are abandoned with new leads put over them in the SVC, which may require lead extraction.

An implanted ICD showing its three leads in the venous system. 

Feature | EP Lab | January 13, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor
To extract or abandon broken or infected implantable, venous electrophysiology (EP) device leads has been a debate for...
Medtronic Begins Pilot Study of Investigational Extravascular ICD System
News | Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) | August 09, 2018
August 9, 2018 — Medtronic plc announced the start of a pilot study of its investigational Extravascular Implantable...
Medtronic Study Confirms Feasibility of New Extravascular Approach to ICD Therapy
News | Leads Implantable Devices | May 24, 2018
May 24, 2018 - Medtronic plc announced results from a research study demonstrating the feasibility of a novel approach...
ENHANCE CRT Pilot Study Evaluates Alternative Approach for Non-Left Bundle Branch Block Patients
News | Leads Implantable Devices | May 18, 2018
May 18, 2018 — Data on the effectiveness of cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) in patients with non-left bundle...
Novel Antibiotics Can Help Lower EP Device Infection Rates. Pictured here is an ICD. Implantation of pacemakers, ICDs and the related cardiac leads opens patients to infection risk.

Implantation of pacemakers, ICDs and the related cardiac leads opens patients to infection risk.

News | EP Lab | May 17, 2018
May 10, 2018 – A new study is the first to test the clinical effectiveness of incremental peri-operative antibiotics as...
Nihon Kohden Launches Augmented Reality Electrophysiology Training App at HIMSS18
Technology | Advanced Visualization | March 06, 2018
March 6, 2018 – Nihon Kohden announced the launch of the Nihon Kohden Dimensions Augmented Reality (AR) App to...
Spectranetics Initiates Class I Recall for Bridge Occlusion Balloon Catheter
News | EP Lab | September 27, 2017
September 27, 2017 — Spectranetics is recalling its Bridge Occlusion Balloon Catheter due to the possibility of a...
Biosense webster multielectrode balloon RF ablation catheter

The Biosense Webster multi-electrode balloon RF ablation catheter. Each electrode can have varied power settings to avoid damage to underlying tissues like the esophagus. 

Feature | EP Lab | June 22, 2017 | Dave Fornell
Electrophysiology (EP) technology has been advancing rapidly the past few years with new ablation tools to improve...