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2014-10-09 12:30:04

First in Texas: Baylor Heart and Vascular Hospital Team Implants Device as Part of Clinical Study DALLAS, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cardiologists on the medical staff at Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital (BHVH) today implanted an investigational cardiac pacemaker the size of a multivitamin. The first implantable pacemakers, developed in the late-1950s, were nearer the size of a transistor radio. Cardiologists on the BHVH medical staff implanted...

2014-09-23 08:30:52

PubMed-indexed case report---with matching video---by surgeons at Texas Children's Hospital and Cincinnati Children's Hospital concludes that the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart can be modified for use in patients whose hearts have congenital abnormalities. TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A case report and matching animated video demonstrate the successful implantation of a SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart into a patient with congenital heart disease where his major...

2014-09-19 23:00:40

Following the $9.8 million Federal settlement in May 2014, Medtronic has agreed to pay 46 states and the District of Columbia to resolve allegations of illegal kickbacks to doctors brought by Whistleblower Adolfo Schroeder. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 C. Brooks Cutter of Kershaw, Cutter & Ratinoff LLP announced today that Medtronic Inc., the nation’s largest medical device manufacturer, has reached an agreement with 46 states and the District of Columbia to settle a...

2014-09-12 04:20:45

DALLAS, September 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MarketReportsOnline.com adds External Defibrillator Market in India 2014 and Cardiac Pacemaker Market in India 2014 research reports, of 77 pages and 56 pages respectively, to its store. The report titled Cardiac Pacemaker Market in India 2014 [http://www.marketreportsonline.com/353891.html ] analyses how the market for medical devices is gaining prominence within the healthcare sector in India and how cardiac devices has...

Batteryless Cardiac Pacemaker Powered By Heart Motion
2014-09-02 03:59:00

European Society of Cardiology A new batteryless cardiac pacemaker based on an automatic wristwatch and powered by heart motion was presented at ESC Congress 2014 today by Adrian Zurbuchen from Switzerland. The prototype device does not require battery replacement. Mr Zurbuchen, a PhD candidate in the Cardiovascular Engineering Group at ARTORG, University of Bern, Switzerland, said: "Batteries are a limiting factor in today's medical implants. Once they reach a critically low energy...

2014-08-25 23:06:45

Cardiologists with Baptist Heart Specialists at Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville are the first in Florida to implant the world’s smallest pacemaker, which does not require wires to connect to the heart. Jacksonville, Florida (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Cardiologists with Baptist Heart Specialists at Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville are the first in Florida to implant the world’s smallest pacemaker, which does not require wires to connect to the heart. One-tenth the size of a...

2014-08-04 12:26:00

LONDON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Cardiac Monitoring And Diagnostic Devices - Emerging Markets (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa And South Korea), 2012-2018 http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_devices/cardiac_monitoring_diagnostic_devices_emerging_markets_brazil_russia_india_china_south_africa_south_korea_2009_2015.html Global Market Watch: The Cardiac Monitoring and Diagnostic Devices market is expected to...

2014-08-04 12:25:49

LONDON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Cardiac Rhythm Management (CRM) Devices - Emerging Markets (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa And South Korea), 2012-2018 http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_devices/cardiac_rhythm_management_crm_devices_emerging_markets_brazil_russia_india_china_south_africa_south_korea_2009_2015.html Global Market Watch: BRICSS Cardiac Rhythm Management Devices sector forecasts to reach at...

2014-07-31 12:29:06

ALBANY, New York, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Electrodes for Medical Devices Market (Diagnostic Electrodes - ECG, EEG, EMG, ERG and Fetal Scalp Electrodes, Therapeutic Electrodes - TENS, Pacemakers, Defibrillators, Electrosurgical and Other Electrodes) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," the global electrodes market for medical devices was valued at USD...

2014-07-30 10:03:22

The JAMA Network Journals Dr. Nicole R. Fowler and her fellow researchers have found that patients with dementia were more likely to receive a pacemaker then patients without cognitive impairment. Older adults with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and dementia can have co-existing cardiac illnesses and that makes them eligible for therapy with devices to correct rhythm abnormalities. But the risks and benefits need to be weighed carefully with patients, families and clinicians. The...


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