Boston Scientific Announces Expanded Investment and Exclusive Acquisition Option Agreement with Farapulse, Inc.

Agreement expands company’s access to pulsed field ablation technology MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Sept. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced it has signed an investment agreement with an exclusive option to acquire Farapulse, Inc., a privately-held company developing a pulsed field ablation (PFA) system for the treatment of atrial fibrillation […]

Acutus Medical Announces FDA Clearance of Second-Generation AcQMap 3D Imaging & Mapping Catheter

Design Features Improve Handling and Deliverability to Enhance Efficiency CARLSBAD, Calif., Sept. 17, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Acutus Medical (Nasdaq: AFIB) today announces FDA 510(k) clearance of the second-generation AcQMap® 3D imaging and mapping catheter which builds on its predecessor, improving handling and deliverability. This flagship 3D mapping and navigation catheter combines […]

CardieX Granted Patent in Europe for Key Brachial Cuff Blood Pressure Technology

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — CardieX Limited (ASX: CDX) (CardieX, the Company) announced today that CardieX subsidiary ATCOR was granted a new patent by the European Patent Office (EPO) for the Company’s proprietary SphygmoCor® technology used in cuff-based blood pressure devices. EPO Patent Number EP2566387 further protects the company’s intellectual property in […]

Flexible Electronics for Wearable Cardiac Monitoring Technologies, IDTechEx Report Investigates

BOSTON, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — In today’s digital age, focus on digital health and the quantified self have led to the rapid rise of heart rate monitoring technologies through wearables such as fitness trackers and smartwatches. Such devices have already proven their ability in detecting hidden heart conditions such as tachycardia […]

Medtronic TYRX™ Absorbable Antibacterial Envelope Is Cost Effective for Patients at Increased Risk of Infections

Economic Analysis of the WRAP-IT Patient Population in Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology Long-Term Results from WRAP-IT, Data on Impact of Infections Also Published DUBLIN, Sept. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT), the global leader in medical technology, today announced new data from the landmark WRAP-IT study, showing the TYRX™ Absorbable Antibacterial Envelope […]

BioSig Releases PURE EP Study Abstract with Data Presented at European Society of Cardiology’s ‘ESC Congress 2020’

Positive responses confirm that the PURE EP signals are preferred to conventional sources of intracardiac signals in a blinded, independent analysis. Abstract concludes PURE EP™ System is able to produce reliable and high-quality signals when compared to the available standard of care systems. Westport, CT, Sept. 15, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) […]

Fitbit Receives Regulatory Clearance in Both the United States and Europe for ECG App to Identify Atrial Fibrillation (AFib)

With FDA 510(k) clearance and CE mark, the Fitbit ECG App may help prevent serious complications like stroke by allowing users to spot check for signs of AFib from their wrist SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fitbit (NYSE:FIT) has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), as well as Conformité Européenne (CE) marking […]

Kardium Marks First Commercial Procedures of Globe® Mapping and Ablation System

Early successes in roll-out of world’s most complete solution for atrial fibrillation VANCOUVER, British Columbia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Kardium Inc. announced the first commercial procedures with the Globe Mapping and Ablation System. The Globe System is the most complete solution for the treatment of atrial fibrillation (AF) – the world’s most common heart rhythm disorder, […]

CoreMap Wins National Science Foundation Phase I SBIR Award

Grant Will Support Continued Development of CoreMap’s Technology to Enable Curative, Patient-Specific Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation BURLINGTON, Vt., Sept. 08, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CoreMap, Inc. announced today that it has been awarded a Phase I Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support development of […]

iRhythm Technologies Announces NHS Funding After Winning Artificial Intelligence in Health and Care Award

Company selected from over 500 applicants in first-of-its-kind Digital Health Technologies Pilot SAN FRANCISCO and LONDON, Sept. 08, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — iRhythm Technologies (NASDAQ: IRTC), a leading digital health care solutions company focused on the advancement of cardiac care, has today been named a winner of the Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Health and Care Award. […]