Pacemakers

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for pacemakers used to treat bradycardia.

Biotronik Entovis Pacemaker Syster MRI FDA Approval
Technology | May 08, 2014
May 8, 2014 — The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Biotronik approval for its Entovis pacemaker system...
Nanostim Leadless Pacemaker Scripps Health Implant
News | April 30, 2014
April 30, 2014 — Scripps Health became the first health care provider in Southern California to implant the...

The Reliance 4-Front lead is not currently available for sale in the United States.

News | April 28, 2014
April 28, 2014 — Boston Scientific Corp. has conducted the first implant in the clinical trial of the next-generation...
First U.S. Patient MRI Scan Clinical Study MRI-Compatible Pacemaker Accent MRI
News | April 21, 2014
April 21, 2014 — Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, Calif., is the first hospital in the nation to...
News | April 14, 2014
April 14, 2014 — Biotronik recently announced CE approval for its new Eluna pacemaker series. The new generation of...
Technology | March 26, 2014
March 26, 2014 — St. Jude Medical Inc. has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the ...
Boston Scientific Ingevity Leads MRI Systems Pacemakers CRT EP Lab
News | March 21, 2014
March 21, 2014 — Boston Scientific Corp. received CE marking and launched in Europe the Ingevity family of magnetic...
St. Jude Medical Nanostim Leadless Pacemaker EP Lab Clinical Trial
News | March 18, 2014
March 18, 2014 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced the first enrollments in the company’s LEADLESS Pacemaker...
Medtronic SureSan EP Lab Pacemaker MRI Systems Pacing Revo Advisa
Technology | March 03, 2014
March 3, 2014 — The Medtronic SureScan pacing systems are now approved for MRI scans positioned on any region of the...
Medtronic Micra Transcatheter Pacing System TPS EP Lab Clinical Trial Study
Feature | February 20, 2014
February 20, 2014 — Medtronic Inc. announced the first U.S. implant of the Micra Transcatheter Pacing System (TPS). The...
St. Jude Medical Nanostim Leadless Pacemaker EP Lab Clinical Trial
News | February 20, 2014
February 20, 2014 — St. Jude Medical selected Dignity Health Sequoia Hospital's Heart and Vascular Institute and...
St. Jude Medical Nanostim Leadless Pacemaker EP Lab
Feature | February 06, 2014
February 6, 2014 — The first U.S. implant was announced for St. Jude Medical’s LEADLESS II pivotal trial, designed to...
Biotronik ProMRI Clinical Study Pacemaker EP Lab Magnetic Resonance Imaging
News | January 29, 2014
January 29, 2014 — Biotronik enrolled the first patients in an expansion of their ongoing ProMRI trial to test its...
St. Jude Medical Nanostim Leadless Pacemaker EP Lab
News | January 28, 2014
January 28, 2014 — Prof. Richard Schilling implanted St. Jude Medical Inc.’s Nanostim retrievable leadless pacemaker at...

An example of GE Healthcare's XD Clear true 3-D echo visualization software. The images are seen in actual 3-D with use of a pair of glasses, and depth perception is enhanced with the use of false lighting and shadowing.

Feature | January 20, 2014 | Dave Fornell
The Cardiovascular Research Foundation’s Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) 2013 offers many new insights...