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Biotronik’s DX devices reach 100,000-patient milestone

Biotronik has announced the milestone achievement of 100,000 implanted single-chamber implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) equipped with DX Technology.
Cardiac Rhythm News

Element Science receives CE Mark for the Jewel patch-wearable cardioverter defibrillator

Element Science has announced that it has received CE mark certification and UK Conformity Assessed (UKCA) marking for its novel patch-wearable cardioverter defibrillator (P-WCD) from its notified body, the BSI Group.
Cardiac Rhythm News

CRT-D Offers Persistent Survival Benefit in Long-term RAFT Results

The survival benefit of a cardiac resynchronization therapy-defibrillator (CRT-D) lasts for several years in patients with mild-to-moderate symptoms of heart failure (HF), a reduced ejection fraction, and a wide QRS complex, according to extended follow-up of the RAFT trial.
tctMD by Todd Neale

Tributes paid following death of electrophysiology pioneer and former HRS president Bruce Wilkoff

Tributes have poured in from across the world of cardiology following the death of Bruce Wilkoff, a pioneer of cardiac electrophysiology and former president of the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS), who passed away early in January aged 69.
Cardiac Rhythm News

Magnetic Stimulation Appears Safe With ICDs

The risk of damage to, or heating of, implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) is low during transcutaneous magnetic stimulation (TCMS) or transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS)
Medscape Medical News by Pauline Anderson