Implantable Devices
Jun 16, 2016
Aspire Bariatrics gets FDA approval for an endoscopic device that prevents extra calories from being absorbed by the body.  Arundhati Parmar Moderately...
Jun 10, 2016
Marie Thibault Medtronic is developing the EV-ICD to avoid transvenous leads, like Boston Scientific's S-ICD, above, but management says the new device will...
Jun 08, 2016
Marie Thibault The Axonics Sacral Neuromodulation System includes the smallest and first rechargeable implant for sacral neuromodulation. Rechargeable...
May 24, 2016
Marlou Janssen calls Biotronik the best-kept secret in cardiac rhythm management. In this Q&A, she reveals the new technologies that will change that....
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...