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Khaldoun Tarakji, M.D., MPH, associate section head, cardiac electrophysiology, Heart and Vascular Institute at ...

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August 9, 2021 — Boston Scientific is recalling INGENIO family of pacemakers and CRT-Ps due to the risk of incorrect ...

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July 27, 2021 — Medtronic announced new data from the landmark WRAP-IT study published in Heart Rhythm,[1] demonstrating ...

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In the past decade there has been a proliferation of clinical-grade wearable monitors and implantable devices such as pacemakers, ICDs, implantable cardiac monitors, and new pacemaker-like devices that can control hypertension. In the near future, these devices will be tied into a body-wide internet of things for specific patients that can transmit patient data to clinicians wirelessly to enable an integrated, more robust form of telecardiology and telemedicine.
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Cardiovascular diseases are among the leading causes of death for people over 65 years old in North America and Europe ...

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June 2, 2021 — Implicity, a leader in remote patient monitoring software and cardiac data management solutions ...

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May 14, 2021 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is advising patients and caregivers to keep any consumer ...

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May 14, 2021 — Abbott is recalling a subset of Assurity and Endurity pacemakers built using specific manufacturing ...

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April 19, 2021 — Former Vice President Mike Pence is recovering after having a pacemaker successfully implanted to ...

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April 2, 2021 — Today, the American College of Cardiology (ACC) launched the Electrophysiology (EP) Device Implant ...

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Integrating data from an array of implantable EP devices from different vendors can be difficult or require disconnected silos of data for different vendors. One solution that was recently introduced to integrate data from various vendors is the Optimize EP software, which allows viewing data from all device vendors in one platform to streamline workflows.
Feature | EP Lab | By Maninder Bedi, M.D.

A few weeks ago, a patient of mine experienced a cardiac event — his heart stopped. Completely. However, his implantable ...

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February 2, 2021 – Optimize EP, a digital health company focused on transforming cardiac care by improving the current ...

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Robert Kowal, M.D., chief medical officer of the Medtronic cardiac rhythm and heart failure division, said there has ...

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Chest X-ray, posteroanterior view, of a 79-year-old man with history of a previous pacemaker, with abandoned right atrial and right ventricular pacing leads on the right side at time of new cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillator implant on the left side. Arrows indicate a nodular opacity in the right midlung concerning for mass. Find more images of patients in this study in Radiology: Cardiothoracic Imaging.
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October 27, 2020 – Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) examinations can be safely performed in patients with non-MR ...

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