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Swiss parliament votes to accept US FDA-approved medical devices

The Swiss Federal Assembly has voted in favour of accepting medical devices with US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) marketing authorisation in Switzerland. A motion...

Abbott to receive multiple CES 2023 awards for neurostimulation and pacemaker...

Abbott has been recognised by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) with three Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2023; 5–8 January, Las Vegas, USA) Innovation Awards...

CVRx launches new version of neuromodulation device intended to treat heart...

CVRx—the developer of the “world’s first” US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved neuromodulation device to treat the symptoms of heart failure—has launched its new...

Medtronic names Laura Mauri as new chief scientific, medical and regulatory...

Medtronic has announced that Laura Mauri has been appointed as the company’s chief scientific, medical and regulatory officer. This appointment adds to Mauri's prior responsibilities...

Remote blood pressure monitoring beneficial for stroke survivors in under-resourced areas

A new strategy using telehealth to monitor blood pressure at home for several months immediately after a stroke had a positive impact on patient engagement and blood...

FDA issues two final guidances for including patient perspectives in medical...

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued two final guidances providing recommendations for including patient perspectives in medical device clinical studies.   As...

US physicians “among nation’s first” to implant neurostimulator technology for advanced...

Doctors at St David's Medical Center in Austin, USA recently implanted a new neurostimulator technology in patients to help treat advanced heart failure—and are...

EHRA 2021: Subcutaneous ICDs maintain cardioversion efficacy of 98% across five-year...

pier lambiase subcutaneous icds
Subcutaneous implantable cardioverter defibrillator (S-ICD) devices have demonstrated a cardioversion efficacy rate of 98% over a period of at least five years in the...

EHRA 2021: Efforts should be made to increase participation in atrial...

emma svennberg atrial fibrillation screening
Further efforts should be made to increase participation in atrial fibrillation (AF) screening—particularly in elderly populations, where systematic screening for AF can help to...