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Latest Sensei robotic catheter system Stories

2010-09-21 15:00:00

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...

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2010-09-15 09:25:00

Researchers from North Carolina State University are developing a new computerized catheter that could make the surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation faster, cheaper and more effective – while significantly decreasing radiation exposure related to the treatment.

2010-08-31 11:11:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Atrial Fibrillation (A Fib) -- a type of heart rhythm disorder that affects the electrical system, or "wiring," of the heart muscle -- is often referred to as the "silent killer," and can suddenly trigger a massive, debilitating stroke or even death.

2010-07-08 03:59:00

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),...

2010-05-14 06:30:00

RALEIGH, N.C., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- nContact Surgical, Inc. (nContact) announced today the presentation of data collected from 43 patients as a result of a closed chest convergent atrial fibrillation (AF) procedure at the Heart Rhythm Society 2010 Conference in Denver, Colorado.

2010-05-13 09:36:00

DIAMOND BAR, California, May 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Biosense Webster, Inc. will underline its leadership position in the electrophysiology market and underscore its commitment to electrophysiologists and their catheter ablation practices at the 2010 Heart Rhythm Meeting.

2010-05-13 09:34:00

WATERLOO, Belgium, May 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - State-of-the-Art Irrigated Ablation Catheter Offers a Unique Design and Industry Leading Cooling Efficiency Biosense Webster, Inc., a worldwide leader in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiac arrhythmias, announced today the completion of the first clinical cases with the new THERMOCOOL(R) SF Irrigated Ablation catheter in the European Union, following recent CE Mark approval.

2010-04-08 12:30:00

WATERLOO, Belgium, April 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Biosense Webster announces that this week it has obtained its first Ethics Committee approval for the CLARITY study, comparing the 1-year 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), Ablation Frontiers, Medtronic) in patients with paroxysmal atrial...

2010-04-08 09:00:00

WATERLOO, Belgium, April 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Biosense Webster announces that this week it has obtained its first Ethics Committee approval for the CLARITY study, comparing the 1-year 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), Ablation Frontiers, Medtronic) in patients with paroxysmal atrial...

2010-01-26 16:01:45

Catheter treatment works dramatically better than drugs for common heart rhythm disorder.


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