Pacemakers

closed loop stimulation, DDD-CLS, ACC17, SPAIN trial
Feature | Pacemakers | March 22, 2017

March 22, 2017 — Patients with recurrent fainting episodes (syncope) who received a pacemaker delivering a pacing...

Micra leadless pacemaker, CMS, medicare reimbursement
News | Pacemakers | March 10, 2017

March, 10, 2017 - Medtronic announced that the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has approved...

Biotronik, ProMRI Configurator tool, MR-conditional cardiac devices, ProMRI SystemCheck
Technology | Implantable Cardiac Monitor (ICM) | February 14, 2017

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

Abbott, St. Jude Medical, FDA approval, MR-conditional labeling, Assurity pacemaker, Tendril pacing lead
Technology | February 02, 2017

February 2, 2017 — Abbott announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for magnetic resonance (MR)-...

cybersecurity of ICDs, cyber security of medical devices, cybersecurity vulnerability of pacemakes, implantable cardioverter defibrillators
Feature | EP Lab | January 09, 2017 | Dave Fornell

January 9, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a safety communication today concerning patient...

cybersecurity of ICDs, cyber security of medical devices

The FDA has concerns about the cybersecurity of implantable medical devices with wireless connections for patient monitoring or adjustments to how the device functions. Changing the function of an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) using wireless access to the device could present a major patient safety issue.

News | Information Technology | December 29, 2016 | Dave Fornell

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

transcatheter aortic valve replacement, pacemakers, implantation, post-TAVR implantation, worse outcomes, study
News | EP Lab | November 09, 2016

November 9, 2016 — Patients who undergo minimally invasive heart valve replacement, known as...

EP device cyber security, SJM, St. Jude Medical
News | EP Lab | September 07, 2016

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

Videos | Heart Failure | September 02, 2016

The Respicardia Remede System is a pacemaker-like implantable device designed to improve cardiovascular health by...

Respicardia, Remede, pacemaker for sleep apnea, central sleep apnea treatment

The Respicardia Remede System is a pacemaker-like implantable device designed to improve cardiovascular health by restoring natural breathing during sleep in patients with central sleep apnea.

News | Heart Failure | September 02, 2016

September 2, 2016 — Results from an international, randomized study show that an implanted nerve stimulator...

Medtronic, Micra TPS pacemaker, transcatheter pacing system, global clinical trial, one-year results, ESC 2016
News | Pacemakers | August 29, 2016

August 29, 2016 — Medtronic plc announced new long-term results from the Medtronic Micra Transcatheter Pacing System...

Merlin, Merlin@home, SJM, St. Jude Medical Merlin, cybersecurity

St. Jude Medical said recent claims of the cyber attack vulnerability of its [email protected] remote monitoring system and its implantable EP devices are not true.

Feature | EP Lab | August 29, 2016 | Dave Fornell

August 29, 2016 — Investment research firm Muddy Waters Capital released a report Aug. 25 saying it believes St....

Medtronic, Micra TPS pacemaker, Global Clinical Trial, Cardiostim 2016
News | Pacemakers | June 09, 2016

June 9, 2016 — Medtronic plc announced new results from the Medtronic Micra Transcatheter Pacing System (TPS) Global...

Medtronic, Micra TPS, transcatheter pacing system, pacemaker, Jersey Shore University Medical Center, New Jersey first
News | Pacemakers | June 06, 2016

June 6, 2016 — Jersey Shore University Medical Center, part of Meridian CardioVascular Network, is the first...

Biotronik, CardioMessenger Smart, remote monitoring, ICD, pacemaker
Technology | EP Device Monitoring Systems | June 01, 2016

June 1, 2016 — Biotronik announced the launch of CardioMessenger Smart in the United States. CardioMessenger Smart...

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