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EHRA 2023: Electric vehicle chargers found to be safe for patients...

High power electric vehicle chargers are safe for patients with pacemakers and defibrillators, according to a study published in EP Europace, a journal of...

The first 60 years of cardiac pacing

Sixty years ago, the first pacemaker implant was made in Stockholm, Sweden (Senning & Elmqvist) on 8 October 1958. The patient had atrioventricular block...

Treating sleep apnoea in pacemaker patients improves AF therapy

This video has been sponsored by LivaNova. Sleep apnoea is a major chronic disease that can have cardiovascular consequences. Around 40–50% of people with atrial...

Pacemakers safely reused in Mexico highlight potential of recycling CIEDs

Recycling or reusing cardiac implantable electronic devices (CIEDs) could bring down costs for low-income or uninsured patients. A small study presented at the 30th...

Biotronik receives CE mark for 3 Tesla full-body MRIs with newest...

Biotronik has received CE mark approval for 3 tesla (T) full-body scans with its latest range of magnetic resonance (MR) conditional pacemaker systems, including...

Pacemaker function may be impacted by electric appliances

Electric and magnetic fields generated from everyday household appliances, electrical tools and more, used in very close proximity to the body, can interfere with...
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Medtronic gets FDA approval for MRI compatible cardiac rhythm and heart...

Medtronic has announced US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for its suite of cardiac rhythm and heart failure devices and leads to be...