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2014-07-02 08:27:52

COMMACK, N.Y., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It is a great honor for Avery Biomedical Devices, Inc. (ABD) to announce the appointment of the world-renowned Thoracic and Cardiovascular surgeon, Mark E Ginsburg, M.D., to its Board of Directors. Dr. Ginsburg, with over 34 years of experience, is currently practicing at two facilities: NY Presbyterian Hospital and Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center. Dr. Ginsburg has been implanting the Avery Breathing Pacemaker since the late 1980's...

Self-powered Artificial Cardiac Pacemaker Developed By Researchers
2014-06-23 03:49:58

The Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) As the number of pacemakers implanted each year reaches into the millions worldwide, improving the lifespan of pacemaker batteries has been of great concern for developers and manufacturers. Currently, pacemaker batteries last seven years on average, requiring frequent replacements, which may pose patients to a potential risk involved in medical procedures. A research team from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and...

2014-05-09 12:26:46

Vivek Reddy, MD, of The Mount Sinai Hospital Presents 12-Month Follow-Up Study Results in Late-Breaking Clinical Trial Presentation at Heart Rhythm 2014 NEW YORK, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Vivek Reddy, MD, Director of Arrhythmia Services for The Mount Sinai Hospital, reported his promising 12-month follow-up data showing the world's first leadless pacemaker is demonstrating overall device performance comparable to conventional pacemakers. Dr. Reddy presented the one-year...

First Implant Of World’s Smallest, Minimally Invasive Cardiac Pacemaker
2014-05-05 03:35:43

Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation The Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation (MHIF) today announced its first implant of the world’s smallest pacemaker: the Medtronic Micra™ Transcatheter Pacing System (TPS) in the Midwest. The device was implanted by Dr. Charles Gornick as part of the global pivotal clinical trial. One-tenth the size of a conventional pacemaker, and comparable in size to a large vitamin, the Micra TPS pacemaker is delivered directly into the heart through a...

2014-04-29 23:11:01

UVA technique tailors pacemaker-defibrillator installation for best outcomes. Charlottesville, VA (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Important new research from the University of Virginia Health System explains why patients with heart failure do or do not respond to a very effective form of treatment, cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT). The research successfully identified which patients would benefit and enables doctors to create an unprecedented map of a patient’s heart to guide the...

2014-04-23 16:29:55

Pacemaker placed in patient's heart without any chest incision SAN DIEGO, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scripps Health became the first health care provider in Southern California to implant the investigational Nanostim(TM) leadless pacemaker, the world's first wireless pacemaker totally implanted in the heart, as part of the Leadless II Clinical Trial. Developed for patients with bradycardia - a heart rate that is too slow - the Nanostim(TM) is placed directly in a patient's heart...

2014-04-02 16:31:53

DUBLIN, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/nw8j2g/global_and ) has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Pacemaker Industry Report 2014" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/nw8j2g/global_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The Global and Chinese Pacemaker Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth research report on the...

2014-04-01 12:32:58

LONDON, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:MediPoint: Cardiac Rhythm Management - Global Analysis and Market ForecastsMediPoint: Cardiac Rhythm Management - Global Analysis and Market ForecastsSummaryCardiac rhythm management (CRM) comprises any method of treatment aimed at regulating the heart's rhythm, including medication, medical devices, and occasionally surgery. There can be a number of reasons why CRM is needed, all of...

Battery-Sized, Wireless Pacemaker Was Safe And Effective In Early Testing
2014-03-25 09:39:38

American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report A new small, wireless self-contained pacemaker appears safe and feasible for use in patients, according to a small study in the American Heart Association journal Circulation. Although traditional pacemakers pose minimal risk, patients are still vulnerable to some short- or long-term complications, said Vivek Y. Reddy, M.D., lead author of the study and director of the Cardiac Arrhythmia Service at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York...

2014-03-06 23:00:36

DeepResearchReports.com adds “2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Pacemaker Industry” report to its research database. The study provides Global and China Pacemaker 2009-2017 statics. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 “2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Pacemaker Industry” is a professional and in-depth research report on the China Pacemaker market. The report provides basic Pacemaker information including Pacemaker definition, classification, application,...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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