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2008-10-07 15:00:41

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute (TCAI) at St. David's Medical Center has been selected as one of only a few sites in the nation to participate in an FDA-approved clinical trial for a new device to treat persistent atrial fibrillation. TCAI, an international treatment, training and research center specializing in heart rhythm disorders, is a partnership between St. David's Medical Center and Texas Cardiovascular Consultants. "This is just another...

2008-09-12 12:00:35

Lebanon Cardiology Associates, PC, has been providing care for patients in Lebanon County since 1988. Offering our patients innovative and state of the art treatment including cardiac imaging, interventional cardiology, electrophysiology, peripheral vascular disease, and heart failure. LCA now offers advanced cardiac heart rhythm evaluation, intracardiac arrhythmia ablation (including atrial fibrillation) and implantation of pacemakers and defibrillators. The Invasive Electrophysiology...

2008-09-09 12:00:42

Good Samaritan Hospital (www.gshleb.org) was among the first in the nation to implant a TELIGEN(TM) implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD). This advanced device is used to treat sudden cardiac death, which is the abrupt loss of heart function, usually due to an electrical rhythm dysfunction in the lower chambers of the heart that causes the heart to pump blood ineffectively. GSH is among the first to bring this new technology to Central Pennsylvania. Dr. Jeffrey L. Williams, MD,...

2008-07-31 18:00:49

WEST CHESTER, Ohio, July 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AtriCure, Inc. , a medical device company and a leader in cardiac surgical ablation systems, today announced that it will present at the following investor conferences during August: -- The BMO Focus on Healthcare Conference, Wednesday, August 6, 2008 at the Millennium Broadway Hotel in New York. David J. Drachman, President and Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to present at 9:00 a.m. Eastern time. -- The...

2008-06-27 09:03:10

eCardio Diagnostics launches an extended monitoring device, the eTriggerPLUS, in conjunction with an extended monitoring service (EMS). Extended monitoring devices provide real-time data analysis allowing physicians to capture daily ECG information through pre-defined and programmable intervals. The eTriggerPLUS is the first generation of extended monitoring devices offered by eCardio. The single component device contains proprietary features such as the eTimer(SM) Automatic Data Capture...

2008-06-20 09:00:57

WEST CHESTER, Ohio, June 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AtriCure, Inc. , a medical device company and a leader in cardiac surgical ablation systems, today announced that its minimally invasive platform was highlighted during Cardiostim, a world congress in cardiac electrophysiology and cardiac techniques. On June 18, Dr. Kenneth Ellenbogen, Vice Chairman of Cardiology and Director of Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology and Pacing at the Medical College of Virginia, chaired a symposium entitled...

2008-01-17 12:00:54

CLEVELAND, Jan. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Bruce D. Lindsay, M.D., currently Professor of Medicine and Director of Cardiac Electrophysiology at Washington University in St. Louis, has been appointed Director of Electrophysiology at the Cleveland Clinic Heart and Vascular Institute. "We are pleased to have such an established leader in the field of electrophysiology join our team and continue to develop this talented department of physicians who have deep skills in treating delicate and complex...

2007-03-14 12:01:06

Onset Medical Corporation announced today that the Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") has granted clearance to begin marketing the Company's SoloPathTM transseptal access catheter in the United States. SoloPath utilizes Onset's patented Controlled Deployment Technology ("CDT") to allow percutaneous access to the chambers of the left heart and surrounding vasculature. Controlled Deployment Technology The Company has developed several unique product platforms based on its CDT,...

2007-03-05 06:01:30

A recently completed multi-center, peer-reviewed study has found that cardiac arrhythmias, one of the most common yet potentially dangerous heart conditions affecting more than four million Americans1, often go undetected despite medical monitoring, resulting in more than 780,000 hospitalizations and contributing to approximately 500,000 deaths each year2. The first of its kind study, to be published in the March issue of the Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology, compared the...

2005-06-06 23:27:25

Pacemakers and defibrillators for the survival of patients suffering from heart insufficiency Studies recently carried out at the University Hospital of the University of Navarra show that cardiac resynchronisation therapy using pacemakers and defibrillators improves the survival and quality of life of patients suffering from heart insufficiency and disorders of the blood-flow system. Cardiac resynchronisation One of the advances for heart insufficiency developed over the past few years has...


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