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Another halt for St. Jude Medical's European Nanostim trial

May 26, 2015 by Brad Perriello

St. Jude Medical calls another halt to its Nanostim clinical trial in Europe after serious adverse events surfaced in several patients.

Another halt for St. Jude Medical's Nanostim trial

Biotronik launches home CRM monitoring, MRI-safe devices in Japan

May 26, 2015 by Mark Hollmer

Biotronik is launching a smartphone-like device in Japan designed to wirelessly transmit pacemaker and defibrillator data to patients' physicians and a refreshed line of MRI-safe ICDs that use the system.

Biotronik launches home CRM monitoring, MRI-safe devices in Japan

HRS 2015: Boston Scientific, St. Jude Medical come out looking good

May 26, 2015 by Fink Densford

Analyst: Boston Scientific and St. Jude Medical stand out at the annual meeting of the Heart Rhythm Society in Boston.

HRS 2015: Boston Scientific, St. Jude Medical come out looking good

The outlook for ablation and cardiac rhythm management technologies is looking up, according to Leerink Partners analyst Danielle Antalffy, writing after reviewing the latest offerings from medical device companies at the annual Heart Rhythm Society meeting in Boston recently.

Boston Scientific readies leadless pacer program

May 21, 2015 by Brad Perriello

Boston Scientific is gearing up to pair a leadless pacemaker with its S-ICD system, CRM chief medical officer Dr. Ken Stein tells MassDevice.com.

Boston Scientific readies leadless pacer program

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HRS 2015: Biotronik’s Iforia ICD safe for MRI

May 15, 2015 by Fink Densford

Data from a new study shows Biotronik’s Iforia ProMRI implantable cardioverter defibrillator is safe to use with 1.5T MRI scanners.

HRS 2015: Biotronik’s Iforia ICD safe for MRI

Biotronik's Iforia ProMRI implantable cardioverter defibrillator is safe for use in 1.5T MRI scanners, researchers announced today at the Heart Rhythm Society's annual meeting in Boston.

HRS 2015: Study recommends case-by-case eval of recalled Riata defib leads

May 15, 2015 by Fink Densford

A Canadian study of patients implanted with St. Jude Medical's recalled Riata leads concludes that extraction and revision should be handled on a case-by-case basis.

HRS 2015: Study recommends case-by-case eval of recalled Riata defib leads

HRS 2015: CardioFocus's visually-guided laser balloon noninferior to standard ablation

May 15, 2015 by Fink Densford

A pivotal study shows the non-inferiority of the Heartlight visually-guided laser ablation balloon made by CardioFocus, compared to standard ablation and cryoablation in treating paroxysmal atrial fibrillation.

HRS 2015: CardioFocus's visually-guided laser balloon noninferior to standard ablation