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FDA approves world’s first dual-chamber leadless pacemaker system

The FDA’s approval was based in part on late-breaking clinical data, presented at Heart Rhythm 2023, the Heart Rhythm Society’s annual meeting held in May
Michael Walter | July 05, 2023 | Cardiovascular Business | Heart Rhythm

Study Finds More Accurate Pacemaker Placement with 3D Echocardiography

A promising new research study conducted by Children’s Hospital Colorado in Aurora, Colo., found that three-dimensional (3D) echocardiography resulted in more accurate pacemaker lead placement when compared to X-ray technology. The study was presented during the American Society of Echocardiography’s (ASE) 34th Annual Scientific Sessions, held June 23-26 in National Harbor, MD.
News | ASE | July 05, 2023

Heart Rhythm Society Guideline Addresses Cardiac Physiologic Pacing for Heart Failure

Indications and issues concerning cardiac resynchronization therapy, conduction system pacing
ConsultQD / Heart, Vascular and Thoracic / Electrophysiology, Jun. 29, 2023

Shockwave Lithotripsy May Ease Transvenous Lead Extraction

Pacemaker and defibrillator leads encased in dense calcifications may be easier to remove after pretreatment with the Shockwave intravascular lithotripsy system, preliminary results from a single center suggest.
tctMD, Todd Neale JUNE 23, 2023

Cleveland Clinic cardiologists make history, become first in world to implant new heart failure device

Bruce Wilkoff, MD and Niraj, Varma MD, PhD from Cleveland Clinic have performed the first heart procedure of its kind, successfully implanting a new dual cardiac device in a patient presenting with heart failure symptoms.
Michael Walter, May 19, 2023, Cardiovascular Business