Rhythm

Italian Boy Becomes Youngest Patient Bridged To Transplant With The SynCardia Total Artificial Heart

The smaller 50cc Total Artificial Heart helped rejuvenate the critically-ill 12-year-old’s vital organs until a matching donor heart became available two weeks later. TUCSON, Ariz.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–A 12-year-old boy at Bambino Gesù Children’s Hospital in Rome, Italy, has become the world’s youngest patient to be bridged to a heart transplant with […]

EBR Systems Awarded Favorite Innovation For Wise CRT At 2017 EHRA Europace Cardiostim Congress

SUNNYVALE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–EBR Systems, Inc., developer of the world’s smallest, wireless, implantable device for cardiac pacing, today announced that WiSE CRT received the Favorite Innovation Award for its second-generation system at the 2017 EHRA Europace Cardiostim congress in Vienna, Austria. Cardiostim Innovation Awards are selected by an international panel of […]

Medtronic (MDT) Release: New Data Reveal Medtronic CRT Devices Improve Therapy Delivery And Reduce Healthcare Costs

DUBLIN and VIENNA – June 20, 2017 – Medtronic plc (NSYE: MDT) Medtronic Press Release: today announced new data showing that use of its cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) devices – with its proprietary AdaptivCRT(TM) and EffectiveCRT(TM) algorithms – results in lower healthcare system costs, and improves therapy delivery in heart […]

Datascope Corp./MAQUET Issues Worldwide Voluntary Recall of the System CS100, CS100i and CS300 Intra-Aortic Balloon Pumps for Potential Electrical Test Failure Code

WAYNE, N.J., June 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Datascope Corp. is voluntarily performing a worldwide field correction of certain Intra-Aortic Balloon Pumps (IABPs) sold by Datascope Corp. for a potential electrical test failure code. AFFECTED PRODUCT PART NUMBER CS100i IABP CS100 IABP CS300 IABP 0998-UC-0446HXX; 0998-UC-0479HXX 0998-00-3013-XX;  0998-UC-3013-XX 0998-00-3023-XX;  0998-UC-3023-XX This […]

Medtronic Exclusive Reactive ATP(TM) Therapy Slows Progression of Atrial Fibrillation in Real-World Patient Population

Nsadaq GlobeNewswire DUBLIN and VIENNA – June 18, 2017 – Continuing its leadership in the detection, reduction, and treatment of atrial fibrillation (AF), Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) today announced that its Reactive ATP(TM) therapy slows the progression of AF in patients with implanted cardiac devices. A robust, real-world analysis of […]

BIOTRONIK Launches Edora Pacemaker Series with MRI AutoDetect Technology

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore., June 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — BIOTRONIK today announced the availability of the Edora line of devices, the company’s first available pacemaker series featuring BIOTRONIK’s MRI AutoDetect technology. Edora SR-T is the smallest MR conditional pacemaker with automated MRI detection capability available in the US with a volume of […]

Aziyo Continues Building New Breed of Regenerative Medicine Company

SILVER SPRING, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aziyo Biologics, Inc. a fully integrated regenerative medicine company, today announced it has completed an asset purchase agreement with CorMatrix� Cardiovascular, Inc. for the purchase of all CorMatrix  commercial assets and related intellectual property. With the acquisition, Aziyo will: Add 5 commercially marketed products Double topline revenue Add […]

Medical Device Company TandemLife Set to Simplify Life Support

PITTSBURGH–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TandemLife announced today the commercial release of its TandemLife Priming Tray, a new product designed to simplify and speed up the process of putting critically-ill patients on extracorporeal life support, providing healthcare professionals with a vital window of opportunity to accurately assess a patient’s condition and provide appropriate care. […]