Tag: HRS 2020

CONVERGE IDE trial results presented at HRS 2020 Science

AtriCure has announced results from the CONVERGE IDE clinical trial, which showed an 18% difference in favour of the hybrid Convergent procedure as compared...

HRS 2020 Science: UNTOUCHED study finds improved inappropriate shock rate using...

Findings from the UNTOUCHED study, presented online in a late-breaking trial session at HRS 2020 Science, showed that patients receiving subcutaneous implantable cardioverter defibrillator...

Medtronic shares results of BlueSync and Micra TPS CED studies

Medtronic has announced results from late breaking clinical trials, presented online at HRS 2020 Science, evaluating the MyCareLink Heart mobile app and the Micra...

Contact force sensing catheters “safe and effective” in persistent AF ablation

Contact force (CF) sensing catheters have been shown to be safe and effective in persistent atrial fibrillation (AF) ablation, according to the findings of...

Boston Scientific announces positive PINNACLE FLX study results

Boston Scientific has announced positive 12-month results from the PINNACLE FLX clinical trial assessing the safety and efficacy of the next-generation WATCHMAN FLX Left...

HRS 2020 Science: PRAETORIAN trial demonstrates non-inferiority of S-ICDS compared to...

Subcutaneous implantable cardioverter defibrillators (S-ICDs) are as protective as transvenous implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) in the prevention of sudden cardiac death, but have a better...

Results of PULSED AF trial presented at HRS 2020 Science

Initial results of the PULSED AF trial, the first-in-human results for paroxysmal or persistent atrial fibrillation (AF) treated with pulsed field ablation (PFA) were...
New ESC guidelines on SVTs

Heart Rhythm Society launches white paper on AF centres of excellence

The Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) has released a white paper announcing the rationale and core components for Atrial Fibrillation (AF) centres of excellence (CoE),...

Sex and race disparities found in ICD interventions for cardiac patients

Results of a clinical trial show stark disparities in the use of life-saving implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) interventions based on sex and race, suggesting...