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Mobile health devices could detect common heart condition atrial fibrillation, says study

Mobile health devices could detect common heart condition atrial fibrillation, says study

Mobile health (mHealth) devices could help screen and detect a common heart condition atrial fibrillation (AF), according to the new study. Atrial fibrillation is a heart rhythm disturbance, affecting around one million people in the UK. People with atrial fibrillation are at increased risk of having a stroke and dying, as well as heart failure […]

AtriCure to acquire Californian medical device company SentreHEART

AtriCure acquisition of SentreHEART : Afib device manufacturer AtriCure has agreed to acquire California-based medical device company SentreHEART in a deal worth up to about $300 million. Based in Ohio, AtriCure makes devices for the treatments for atrial fibrillation (Afib) and left atrial appendage (LAA) management. AtriCure’s Isolator Synergy Ablation System is the first and […]

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Boston Scientific’s LUMINIZE RF Balloon Catheter meets objective in AF-FICIENT I trial

Boston Scientific said that its LUMINIZE Radiofrequency (RF) Balloon Catheter (LUMINIZE RF Balloon Catheter), which is intended to be used for isolating pulmonary veins during treatment of patients with atrial fibrillation (AF), has achieved positive safety and efficacy results in the AF-FICIENT I clinical trial. Atrial fibrillation patients are usually treated with anti-arrhythmic drugs and […]

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