Tag: defibrillator

ZOLL Medical completes acquisition of Cardiac Science

ZOLL Medical has confirmed that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Cardiac Science Corporation, a leading provider of automated external defibrillators (AEDs), related services,...

Cardialen Closes US$17 Million Series B Financing for implantable defibrillator

Cardialen, a medical device company developing a low-energy implantable defibrillation therapy designed to more gently restore normal heart rhythm, has announced the closing of...

Class I recall: HeartStart MRx defibrillator by Philips Electronics

Philips is recalling the HeartStart MRx defibrillator due to a defect in the device's gas discharge tube. The gas discharge tube has micro cracks...
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Flexible battery could revolutionise implanted devices

Experts at Queen’s University Belfast, Belfast, UK, have designed a flexible battery that could provide an alternative to the rigid batteries that usually power...

US FDA approves Medtronic’s Claria MRI Quad cardiac resynchronisation therapy defibrillator

Medtronic has received US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the Claria MRI Quad cardiac resynchronisation therapy defibrillator (CRT-D) SureScan device for patients...

Short episodes of atrial fibrillation may not increase risk of stroke

People with pacemakers or defibrillators who experience only short episodes of atrial fibrillation have a very low risk of stroke, suggesting that anticoagulants in...