AI Cardiology Digital Health

Digital player launches monitoring device for cardiac arrythmias

Released on December 5, 2019

Digital healthcare company iRhythm has launched its Zio service in the UK to support the identification and clinical diagnoses of cardiac […]

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Cardiology Structural Heart

Study reveals long-term outcomes of Boston Scientific Watchman patients

Released on December 5, 2019

A long-term followup study on Boston Scientific’s (NYSE:BSX) Watchman heart implant shows low risk of hemorrhagic stroke and a high percentage of patients […]

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Cardiology

TransMedics touts first U.S. ‘reanimated’ heart transplants

Released on December 5, 2019

TransMedics (NSDQ:TMDX) announced today that the doctors at two hospitals performed the first U.S. heart transplants using donor hearts that were resuscitated […]

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Cardiology FDA

FDA: Abiomed Impella RP survival rate steady when appropriate patients are implanted

Released on December 3, 2019

The survival rate of right-heart failure patients treated with the Abiomed (NSDQ:ABMD) Impella RP heart pump remained about the same during the latest […]

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Cardiology Funding

Impulse Dynamics Nets $80.3M to Push Heart Failure Device

Released on December 3, 2019

Investors are getting behind Impulse Dynamics’s implantable device that helps treat heart failure. The Mount Laurel, NJ-based company raised $80.3 million […]

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Cardiology CE Mark

VivaLNK’s Tiny Reusable and Wearable ECG Cleared in Europe

Released on December 3, 2019

VivaLNK, a Silicon Valley company, won the European CE Mark for its VivaLNK multi-vital medical wearable sensor and accompanying software development […]

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Cardiology Surgery

Philips performs millionth procedure on Azurion advanced image-guided therapy platform

Released on November 30, 2019

Royal Philips (NYSE:PHG) announced today that the millionth procedure performed with its Azurion image-guided therapy platform took place at GZA Ziekenhuizen in […]

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Cardiology FDA

Medtech in a Minute: LivaNova Nixes TMVR, FDA Tackles EtO, and More

Released on November 27, 2019

FDA Wants Medtech to Cut Back on EtO Use FDA is encouraging manufacturers to reduce the amount of paper included in […]

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Cardiology FDA

Attune Pushing for New Label Indication

Released on November 22, 2019

Attune Medical is hoping to get a label expansion for its device to reduce thermal injury to the esophagus during cardiac […]

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Cardiology Structural Heart

Pulmonary hypertension common in MitraClip patients, increasing mortality risk: JAMA Cardiology

Released on November 21, 2019

Dive Brief: A retrospective cohort study has linked pulmonary hypertension to increased mortality and readmission for heart failure in patients treated […]

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Cardiology FDA

Transcatheter device to treat heart failure gets breakthrough tag

Released on November 21, 2019

Dive Brief: FDA granted breakthrough device designation to BioVentrix’s heart failure technology, the company said Tuesday. The device is designed to […]

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Cardiology Structural Heart

LivaNova to shutter mitral valve replacement line

Released on November 20, 2019

Dive Brief: LivaNova will end its transcatheter mitral valve replacement program as part of a broader restructuring of its heart valve […]

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