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Periodontitis, a gum infection, linked to increased risk of AF

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Researchers have found a significant correlation between periodontitis and fibrosis scarring to an appendage of the heart’s left atrium that can lead to atrial...

Findings show implantable cardioverter defibrillators preservation of arrhythmia shock function not...

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The prospective cohort study of 626 patients with non-magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-conditional implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) suggests said ICDs remain suitable to treat detected...

BioVentrix receives FDA expanded access program approval for ischemic heart failure...

BioVentrix, a privately held medical device company focused on the development of less invasive therapies to directly treat the dilated left ventricle and reverse...

Digital cardiovascular care company tenacio launches US OptiCor AF patient management...

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tenacio, a company focused on digitising cardiovascular care to improve patient outcomes and reduce healthcare costs, has announced its OptiCor patient management platform is...

Varian receives IDE for RADIATE-VT cardiac radioablation clinical trial

Varian, associated with Siemens Healthineers, announced today that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved an investigational device exemption (IDE) for the pivotal...

RA Medical Systems finalises merger with Catheter Precision

Ra Medical Systems announces the completion of its previously-announced stock-for-stock merger transaction with Catheter Precision, a company focused on the cardiac electrophysiology market. MedTech veteran...

Biobeat receives FDA clearance for remote stroke volume and cardiac output...

  Biobeat, a global leader in wearable remote patient monitoring solutions for the healthcare continuum, announced today that its wearable remote patient monitoring devices have...

CardiacSense receives FDA clearance for medical watch

CardiacSense, a digital health company that developed the world's most advanced, medically certified wearable device for monitoring vital signs, announced receipt of US Food...

Systematic review and meta-analysis finds P-wave duration to increase risk of...

In their updated meta-analysis of 4,175 patients, Stergios Intzes together with a team from the Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupoli, Greece and the Heart...

HeartBeam granted European patent for signal transformation from VECG to 12-lead...

HeartBeam, a cardiac technology company that has developed a 3D-vector electrocardiogram (ECG) platform for heart attack detection, has announced that a patent that enables...

Cardiac Insight’s Cardea SOLO wearable ECG system selected for Stanford Medicine...

Cardiac Insight, a specialist in prescription-based wearable cardiac sensors and automated electrocardiogram (ECG) analysis software for cardiac arrhythmia diagnosis, has announced that researchers at...

Sudden cardiac arrest data collected in ESCAPE-NET project to improve prevention...

Primary care visits rise sharply in the weeks immediately preceding a sudden cardiac arrest, according to results from the ESCAPE-NET project. The project is...

Measurement of left atrial mechanical function found to improve stroke prediction

A cohort study of more than 4,500 persons without a history of atrial fibrillation (AF) or stroke has found that measuring left atrial mechanical...

Field Medical and CardioNXT to collaborate on 3D integrated PFA therapy

  Field Medical and CardioNXT have announced a strategic collaboration to provide the first-of-its-kind focal pulsed field ablation (PFA) therapy integrated with 3D mapping &...

Biotronik announce first patient enrolment for BIO-CONDUCT Solia S pacing lead...

Biotronik announce the first patient enrolment in BIO-CONDUCT, an US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) trial examining the use...

New simulations show weak electrical pulses could treat atrial and ventricular...

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With numerical simulations, researchers have demonstrated a new way to time weak electrical pulses that can stop certain life-threatening arrhythmias. Publishing their work in...

New clinical project to use AI ECG data analysis to investigate...

Based in the USA, Weill Cornell Medicine has initiated a new clinical project together with the Mwanza International Trials Unit located in the Lake...

Medtronic completes enrolment in pulsed field ablation catheter trial for patients...

Medtronic has announced enrolment completion and final treatment in the SPHERE Per-AF, a US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) trial....

Study reveals low reconnection rate with large antral lesion at PW...

A first-of-its-kind analysis on electrophysiological findings in patients with recurrent atrial tachyarrhythmia (ATa) following pulmonary vein isolation (PVI) using the novel pentaspline pulsed-field ablation...

“More research needed” before smartwatches are promoted for heart rhythm disorder...

More scientific evaluation is needed to develop and validate consensus recommendations to ensure that benefits will outweigh risks for consumers who use smartwatches in...

Catheter ablation shown to reduce mortality and hospitalisation in patients with...

An analysis of randomised controlled trials (RCTs) has found catheter ablation reduces mortality and heart failure hospitalisations in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) and...