A company release states that this new line of ablation catheters is designed to provide physicians with high resolution, precise, multidimensional information through sophisticated micro-sensors at the tip of the catheter.
On 8 May, St Jude Medical announced the CE mark approval of its next-generation Ellipse and Assura portfolio of implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) and cardiac resynchronisation therapy defibrillators (CRT-Ds).
Thomas Vogtmann reviews expert consensus and guidelines on the adoption of remote monitoring, and discusses how clinical practice might change for the better as a result of its increased usage. He gave this talk at the XV International Symposium on Progress in Clinical Pacing in Rome, Italy
Cardiac Rhythm News speaks to Mark S Kremers, chairman, ICD Registry Steering Committee, on the results from the latest US ICD registry led by the Heart Rhythm Society and the American College of Cardiology Foundation. In this registry, Kremers said: “about 90% of all ICDs implanted in the USA are tracked”.
Gregory YH Lip, Birmingham, UK, talked to Cardiac Rhythm News about the highlights of his career, including his mother as his biggest influence, and the recent update to the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) guidelines for the management of atrial fibrillation.
Anne Gillis, current president of the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS), talked to Cardiac Rhythm News about her career achievements, her plans for the HRS and the role of the society to encourage women into electrophysiology.