Implantable Devices
May 20, 2016
Procyrion envisions their Aortix device as a less-invasive approach that would keep heart failure patients ambulatory while under treatment. Marie Thibault...
May 19, 2016
Marie Thibault The study included older transcatheter aortic valves from Edwards Lifesciences, not the latest Sapien 3, pictured here. As many as half of...
May 05, 2016
In an interview, a senior Boston Scientific executive shares new information on the company's competing device to Medtronic's Micra and St. Jude Medical's...
May 05, 2016
Despite the demonstrated value of the technology, remote monitoring is being used on far fewer patients implanted with cardiac devices.   Arundhati Parmar...
May 05, 2016
Marie Thibault HeartWare's MVAD, shown here in a photo taken before the CE Mark trial was halted, is undergoing bench testing. MVAD, HeartWare’s next-...
May 04, 2016
A new study finds a direct link between pacemaker-related sleep apnea and atrial fibrillation. Arundhati Parmar   Results of a new study show that...
May 03, 2016
Marie Thibault Medtronic's Visia AF MRI SureScan and Visia AF single-chamber ICDs received FDA approval. FDA has approved a two-for-one technology, the Visia...
Apr 26, 2016
Marie Thibault Boston Scientific's Accolade MRI and Essentio MRI pacemakers, as well as the Ingevity MRI pacing leads received FDA approval.  FDA...
Apr 20, 2016
The medtech company has been hurting because it doesn't have a MRI-compatible cardiac device in the U.S., and now the first launch is delayed.  Arundhati...
Apr 18, 2016
Fractyl Laboratories obtains CE Mark for an ablation device that aims to transform how diabetes patients maintain glycemic control. Arundhati Parmar A startup...