Tag: pacemaker

Late-breaking presentation at Heart Rhythm 2018 shows potential for more patients...

An investigational algorithm, utilising the accelerometer signal in the Micra Transcatheter Pacing System (TPS) (Medtronic) may restore AV synchrony, improving cardiac function in patients...

LEADLESS: Miniature pacemaker effective at three years, but battery to be...

A miniature leadless pacemaker was safe and effective at three years in the first-in-human LEADLESS study, according to a research letter published in Circulation. However,...
MRI-compatible pacemaker

3T MRI CE mark announced for MRI-compatible pacemaker

Abott has announced Conformité Européenne (CE) Mark for 3 Tesla (T) magnetic resonance-conditional labelling for both the Assurity MRI pacemaker and the Tendril STS...
Flexible battery

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 Biotronik’s Edora HF-T QP MR-condition CRT-P

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved Biotronik’s Edora HF-T QP magnetic resonance (MR)-conditional cardiac resynchronisation therapy pacemaker (CRT-P). The device—which features MRI...

Biotronik’s Evity quadripolar CRT-P released in Japan

Biotronik’s Evity cardiac resynchronisation therapy pacemaker (CRT-P) has been launched in Japan. It is the company’s highest performing CRT-P, with a battery life of...

Pacemakers and other cardiac devices can help solve forensic cases

Pacemakers and other cardiac devices can help solve forensic cases, according to a study presented at EHRA EUROPACE - CARDIOSTIM 2017. Devices revealed the...

Biotronik launches Edora pacemaker series with MRI AutoDetect technology

Biotronik has announced the availability of the Edora line of devices, the company's first available pacemaker series featuring the company's magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)...

Medtronic receives FDA approval for MR-conditional quadripolar CRT pacemakers

Medtronic has received US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for a portfolio of quadripolar cardiac resynchronization therapy-pacemakers (CRT-Ps) that are designed to improve...

Biotronik launches Edora MR-conditional pacemakers

Biotronik has launched the Edora range of high-functioning, small-size pacemakers and cardiac resynchronisation therapy pacemakers (CRT-Ps). The new devices are equipped with features designed to improve...

US Medicare to cover leadless pacemakers

The US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have made the decision to cover leadless cardiac pacemakers, as outlined in the agency's final...

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...

First European implantation of Biotronik E3-series pacemaker performed in UK

Following recent CE mark approval for Biotronik’s E-Series pacemakers, a UK patient has become the first in Europe to be implanted with the streamlined...