Rhythm

CardioFocus Announces Impressive Results From Pivotal Confirmatory Study With The Breakthrough HeartLight® X3 System

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., May 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — CardioFocus, Inc., a medical device company dedicated to advancing ablation treatment for atrial fibrillation (AFib), today announced the presentation of results from its pivotal confirmatory study evaluating the HeartLight X3 System for the treatment of AFib. The results, which demonstrated superior procedural times and impressive procedural […]

Stereotaxis Announces Next Generation Robotic Magnetic Navigation System and Imaging System

Innovative robotic surgery system, Stereotaxis Genesis™ RMN, enriches robotic magnetic navigation with increased efficiency, reduced size, and enhanced lab experience Genesis RMN System to be available in combination with Stereotaxis Imaging Model S, a next-generation x-ray system offered as part of a complete robotic electrophysiology lab solution Combined technologies greatly […]

Philips announces collaboration with Medtronic to further advance the image-guided treatment of atrial fibrillation

May 9, 2019 Philips’ integrated solution will combine the unique KODEX-EPD dielectric imaging and navigation system, dielectric imaging sensors, clinical software, and services to support cryoablation procedures performed with the Medtronic Arctic Front Advance™ cryoablation technology Amsterdam, The Netherlands – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) today announced a collaboration with Medtronic to further advance […]

Duration of External ECG Monitoring is Critical to Detecting Atrial Fibrillation

MINNEAPOLIS, May 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Preventice Solutions announced today the presentation of data showing the critical impact the length of the monitoring period has when using ambulatory remote ECG monitoring to detect atrial fibrillation (AF). While the Preventice BodyGuardian® Remote Monitoring System has the capability and reimbursement to support patient monitoring for […]

Acutus Medical Expands AFib Offerings; Announces Strategic Acquisition and New Partnerships in Monitoring and Therapy

SAN FRANCISCO, May 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Today at the 40th annual Heart Rhythm Scientific Sessions, Acutus Medical announced the agreement to acquire Rhythm Xience, Inc., and new strategic partnerships with Peerbridge Health, Cardiac Designs and MedFact. Acutus’ expanded portfolio builds on the organization’s unprecedented mapping and visualization technology platform. Acutus is committed to helping […]

Stereotaxis and Osypka Enter Strategic Collaboration to Advance Robotic Catheter Technology

Development of next generation robotically-navigated magnetic ablation catheter fully owned by Stereotaxis Catheter designed to enhance patient care, improve therapy delivery, simplify catheter navigation, and strengthen commitment to open ecosystem Entered into additional business agreements to support a long-term broad collaboration in electrophysiology ST. LOUIS and RHEINFELDEN, Germany, May 09, […]

BIOSENSE WEBSTER ANNOUNCES INITIAL RESULTS FROM FIRST IN-HUMAN STUDY OF NOVEL HIGH POWER-SHORT DURATION ABLATION CATHETER FOR ATRIAL FIBRILLATION

Researchers Report QDOT MICRO Radiofrequency Ablation Catheter Demonstrates Safety and Achieves Pulmonary Vein Isolation with Shorter Procedure and Fluoroscopy Times SAN FRANCISCO — May 9, 2019 – Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies* today announced that Biosense Webster, Inc.’s QDOT MICRO, a novel catheter that facilitates high power-short duration radiofrequency […]

Murj Announces the Future of Cardiac Device Analytics

SANTA CRUZ, Calif., May 08, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Murj, the digital healthcare company for Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) cardiac implantable electronic device (CIED) management announced today the availability of Murj Analytics. This new offering features powerful intelligence for cardiac device clinicians seeking to provide comprehensive population management through improved clinical, workforce […]

BioCardia Receives FDA Clearance for AVANCE Steerable Introducer for Transseptal Access to Heart

SAN CARLOS, Calif., May 08, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — BioCardia®, Inc. [OTC: BCDA], a leader in the development of comprehensive solutions for cardiovascular regenerative therapies, today announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance of the AVANCE™ steerable introducer product family, designed for introducing various cardiovascular catheters into the heart, including […]

Study Finds Micro-AF is a Predictor of Clinical AF, Provides Guidance on ECG Monitoring Duration

PLANO, Texas, May 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — MediLynx Cardiac Monitoring, LLC today announced new research connecting short episodes of Atrial Fibrillation called micro-AF (4 beats <29) with the presentation of clinical AF (>30 seconds). The study showed that 83% of patients with micro-AF also had a clinical AF episode during prolonged registration, and […]