Latest Catheter ablation Stories
Utilizing Cardiac Hybrid Operating Room allows for state-of-the-art, collaborative approach to care. NORFOLK, Va., Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sentara Heart Hospital is breaking new ground in cardiac care and treatment.
WATERLOO, Belgium, November 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- According to data published last week in Circulation Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, patients with a common heart rhythm disorder, called atrial fibrillation, who were treated with catheter ablation using the NaviStar(R)ThermoCool(R) Catheter, reported markedly fewer symptoms and substantially improved quality of life than patients treated with antiarrhythmia drugs at one year. Atrial fibrillation, or AFib as it is more commonly...
The world's first remote heart procedure, using a robotic arm alongside 3-D mapping, is due to take place at Glenfield Hospital in Leicester.
New techniques now being used at UCLA allow doctors to more precisely target certain areas of the heart to stop ventricular arrhythmias â€” serious abnormal rhythms in the heart's lower chambers â€” in high-risk patients.
Study highlights: -- A medical procedure (catheter ablation) that uses a heat pulse to destroy malfunctioning heart muscle cells successfully treats a common form of irregular heartbeat, known as atrial fibrillation, in patients younger than 45. -- Compared with older patients, those under 45 suffered fewer major complications and were less likely to later require medication to control their irregular heartbeat. -- Researchers' findings suggest that catheter ablation may be an appropriate...
ST. LOUIS, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Stereotaxis, Inc. (Nasdaq: STXS) highlighted significant new additions to the body of evidence demonstrating exceptional clinical outcomes achieved with its NiobeÂ® Magnetic Navigation System in ventricular tachycardia (VT) ablation.
WATERLOO, Belgium, July 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Biosense Webster, Inc., a worldwide leader in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiac arrhythmias, announces that more than 10 patients have now been enrolled in the CLARITY-study ("CLARITY-AF"), comparing the efficacy, safety and efficiency of CARTO(R) 3 System guided radiofrequency ablation using the NAVISTAR(R) THERMOCOOL(R) catheter versus fluoroscopy guided radiofrequency ablation using the Pulmonary Vein Ablation catheter(R) (PVAC(R),...
RALEIGH, N.C., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- nContact Surgical, Inc.
CLEVELAND, June 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DATATRAK International, Inc.
New research presented at National Heart Rhythm Society Sessions shows ablation treatment can eliminate serious risks associated with atrial fibrillation.
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