Category: Cardiac Rhythm Management
Cyberonics agrees to an all-stock acquisition of Italian medical device maker Sorin that's worth about $1.4 billion.
German cardiac device-maker Biotronik says 2 studies have confirmed its ProMRI pacemaker systems are safe to use with certain MRI procedures.
German cardiac device-maker Biotronik announced that 2 studies have confirmed its ProMRI pacemaker systems are safe to use with certain MRI procedures.
The studies tracked 226 patients with ProMRI Evia/Entovis SR-T and DR-T pacemaker systems for up to 1 month after they received MRI scans of either the head or lower lumbar region. Neither study reported any serious adverse events.
Medtronic says its fiscal 3rd-quarter profits jumped nearly 30% as it tops Wall Street's forecast, without any contribution from Covidien.
Hansen Medical wins FDA approval to expand the protocol for an atrial fibrillation study of its Sensei robot-assisted surgery platform to include devices made by St. Jude Medical and J&J's BioSense Webster subsidiary.
Sorin Group wins Japanese regulatory approval for a next-generation pacemaker implant that's safe for MRI scans.
Sorin Group (BIT:SRN) said it gained regulatory approval in Japan for a next-generation pacemaker implant safe for MRI scans.
Medtronic launches a European post-marketing study that will look at 12-month data in patients treated with its Arctic Front Advance cryoablation balloon as a treatment for early persistent atrial fibrillation.
Boston Scientific claims the title for longest-lasting implantable cardioverter defibrillator, saying its newly released line of extended longevity ICDs designed to double the battery capacity of other devices.