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3. Edwards’ Sapien XT heart valve wins reimbursement in Japan
Japan’s federal reimbursement agency approves reimbursement for Edwards Lifesciences’ Sapien XT transcatheter aortic heart implant.
2. Boston Scientific lands FDA wins for cardiac ablation devices
Boston Scientific ropes in a pair of regulatory wins from the FDA with clearance for its Zurpaz sheath and pre-market approval for the IntellaTip MiFi XP high-resolution catheter.
1. Receptionists Down Under use AliveCor’s mobile iECG to screen patients ahead of exams
AliveCor’s smartphone heart rhythm imaging system is simple and efficient enough that some doctors down under have tasked their receptionists with capturing rhythms before a patient sees the doctor.