Tag: arrhythmia

US$170m funding for Acutus Medical

A company providing what a press release calls “next-generation electrophysiology technology solutions” has announced that it now has US$170m financing. The press release reports...

Carnation Ambulatory Monitor wins “Best New Diagnostic Technology”

The Carnation Ambulatory Monitor (Bardy Diagnostics) has received the “Best New Diagnostic Technology” award in the 2019 MedTech Breakthrough Awards programme. In a press...

Personal ECG cleared for detection of three common arrhythmias

The KardiaMobile device from AliveCor has received two additional Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k)-cleared indications for arrhythmias that are not atrial fibrillation—for bradycardia,...

Study finds the heart can terminate atrial fibrillation itself after local...

The heart is capable of terminating arrhythmias itself after local gene therapy, potentially avoiding the need for patients to undergo painful electric shocks, according...

IMPLANTED suggests link between physical activity and atrial arrhythmias in heart...

Low level of daily physical activity was associated with a higher risk of atrial arrhythmias in heart failure patients with implantable devices. A low...

EPD obtains European regulatory approval for its cardiac mapping and navigation...

EPD’s Cardiac Mapping and Navigation System  has received CE mark approval.  The system helps electrophysiologists navigate the heart by generating an accurate 3D map,...

Acesion Pharma receives approval for Phase I study in atrial fibrillation

Acesion Pharma, a Danish biotech company developing novel treatments for atrial fibrillation (AF), the most common cardiac arrhythmia, announced it has received approval to...

FDA clears first medical device accessory for Apple Watch

AliveCor has added another personal electrocardiogram (ECG) technology product to their range, announcing the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have cleared the Kardia Band...

Heart For Heart initiative launched to improve smartphone detection of arrhythmia

Happitech, Arrhythmia Alliance and Bug Labs are to announce the launch of the Heart for Heart e-health initiative. This programme asks people to participate...