Pacemakers

Videos | EP Lab | May 26, 2017

DAIC Editor Dave Fornell takes a tour of some of the most innovative new electrophysiology (EP) technology at the...

Videos | Leads Implantable Devices | May 25, 2017

Bruce Wilkoff, M.D., director of cardiac pacing and tachyarrhythmia devices at Cleveland Clinic, discusses...

Videos | Pacemakers | May 23, 2017

Vivek Reddy, M.D., director of cardiac arrhythmia services and professor of medicine, cardiology, Mount Sinai...

micra leadless pacemaker
Feature | Pacemakers | May 16, 2017

May 16, 2017 - The preliminary results for the Medtronic Micra Transcatheter Pacing System (TPS) Post-Approval...

Videos | Pacemakers | May 16, 2017

This video, provided by Medtronic, demonstrates the implantation of Micra transcatheter pacing system (TPS). The...

Videos | EP Lab | April 10, 2017

A discussion with Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) President Michael Gold, M.D., Ph.D., director of cardiology and...

Biotronik, Edora series, pacemakers, CRT-Ps
Technology | Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Devices (CRT) | March 23, 2017

March 23, 2017 — Biotronik announced the European launch of the Edora series, its smallest series of...

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...

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