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Janssen Collaborates with Premier Inc. on Unique Study to Improve Stroke Risk Management among Hospitalized Patients with Atrial Fibrillation

NEWS PROVIDED BY Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.  | 03 Apr, 2017, 08:00 ET TITUSVILLE, N.J., April 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Janssen) today announced it has collaborated with Premier Inc. on the first and largest study of its kind to address an unmet medical need for hospitalized patients with atrial fibrillation […]

InfoBionic Names Industry Veteran Stuart Long Chief Executive Officer

BOSTON, April 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — InfoBionic (www.infobionic.com) today announced that Stuart Long was named Chief Executive Officer, underscoring the Company’s commitment to widespread market adoption of its transformative wireless remote patient monitoring platform for chronic disease management. “InfoBionic is redefining the ‘standard of care’ for patients and physicians alike with […]

Medtronic Initiates Global Trial Evaluating Cryoablation to Treat Persistent Atrial Fibrillation

Press Release DUBLIN – March 30, 2017 – Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) today announced first enrollments in the STOP Persistent AF clinical trial. The trial will evaluate the safety and effectiveness of a pulmonary vein isolation-only (PVI) strategy for treating patients with persistent atrial fibrillation (AF), using the Arctic Front Advance(TM) Cardiac […]

New Guidelines Support Use of Cardiac Monitoring for Patients with Unexplained Fainting

Press Release American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association and Heart Rhythm Society Jointly Issue First-Ever Syncope Guidelines that Reinforce Benefits of Continuous Cardiac Monitoring DUBLIN – March 24, 2017 – Newly published guidelines from the American College of Cardiology (ACC), the American Heart Association (AHA), and the Heart Rhythm […]

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 […]

Aegis Medical Innovations Announces FDA Approval of Clinical Trial

VANCOUVER, British Columbia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aegis Medical Innovations Inc. (Aegis) today announced that it has received Investigational Device Exemption approval from the U.S. FDA to initiate a clinical trial in the U.S. for its medical device called the Sierra Ligation System (Sierra). Aegis developed the Sierra technology in partnership with the Mayo […]

Biosense Webster Launches CARTO® 3 System CARTO VISITAG™ Module with Ablation Index, designed to help Electrophysiologists standardize and simplify the treatment of Atrial Fibrillation

DIAMOND BAR, California, March 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Biosense Webster, a Division of Johnson & Johnson Medical NV/SA, a worldwide leader in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiac arrhythmias, announced today the launch of the CARTO VISITAG™ Module with Ablation Index, a new technology providing visual indication based on the […]

Arrhythmia Research Technology, Inc. Reports 2016 Fourth Quarter and Year End Results

FITCHBURG, Mass., March 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Arrhythmia Research Technology, Inc. (NYSE MKT:HRT) (the “Company”), through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Micron Products, Inc., a diversified contract manufacturing organization that produces highly-engineered, innovative medical device components requiring precision machining and injection molding, announced results for its fourth quarter and year ended […]

Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute at St. David’s Medical Center First in Texas and Among First in U.S. to Use FlexAbility™ Ablation Catheter, Sensor Enabled™

AUSTIN, Texas, March 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — On March 1, 2017, the Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute (TCAI) at St. David’s Medical Center was the first in Texas and among the first facilities in the U.S. to use the FlexAbility™ Ablation Catheter, Sensor Enabled™, designed to improve versatility and precision during […]

AliveCor Unveils First AI-Enabled Platform for Doctors to Improve Stroke Prevention Through Early Atrial Fibrillation Detection

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — AliveCor, the leader in FDA-cleared mobile electrocardiogram (ECG) technology, today announced the U.S. release of Kardia Pro, an industry-first artificial intelligence-enabled platform for doctors to monitor patients for the early detection of atrial fibrillation, the most common cardiac arrhythmia that leads to […]