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2022
23
June
2022
| 14:02 Europe/Amsterdam
When: Monday, July 4, 2022, at 18:00–19:00 CESTWhere: OnlineTopics: Implementation of Remote Monitoring of Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices (CIEDs) in Clinical Practice – Clinical and Legal Aspects...
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23
June
2022
| 11:48 Europe/Amsterdam
Around 49 million people in the EU suffer from cardiovascular diseases. Here, Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) accounts for the major share of the diseases. In this context, narrowing of vessels by atherosclerotic processes is closely linked to an unhea...
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07
June
2022
| 14:13 Europe/Amsterdam
Cardiac catheterization labs can be complicated workplaces when it comes to occupational safety. Physicians and nursing staff are working in proximity to a radiation source, and some of the most vulnerable areas of the body are not covered by standar...
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03
June
2022
| 14:58 Europe/Amsterdam
Higher quality of life, more biodiversity and a better climate – the advantages of green cities seem obvious. Green living – including breathing clean air – plays an especially crucial role for our heart health and overall well-being. On the occasion...
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17
May
2022
| 09:32 Europe/Amsterdam
Two posters presented at the EuroPCR provided new insights into the safety profile of BIOTRONIK's Magmaris® Resorbable Magnesium Scaffold (RMS). BIOSOLVE-IV study investigator Prof. Dr. Jan Torzewski, Cardiovascular Center Oberallgäu-Kempten, Germany...
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12
May
2022
| 05:49 Europe/Amsterdam
Across healthcare systems, many patients will have their first frontline contact with a nurse—and arrhythmia management is no exception. Nurses perform a wide range of tasks and play an important role, not only in immediate medical care, but in answe...
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28
April
2022
| 08:13 Europe/Amsterdam
New long-term data presented at Charing Cross demonstrated the safety of BIOTRONIK’s Passeo®-18 Lux® paclitaxel drug-coated balloon (DCB) for the treatment of peripheral artery disease (PAD) in infrainguinal arteries. The independent analysis was led...
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26
April
2022
| 09:48 Europe/Amsterdam
The incidence of atrial fibrillation (AF) in patients with implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) is approximately 21 percent (mean annual probability)1 and is often undetected – and therefore untreated. Single-chamber ICDs account for a sign...
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06
April
2022
| 03:45 Europe/Amsterdam
Cardiac pacemaker implantations are now routine interventions. Around three million people worldwide have a pacemaker, and every year 600,000 more receive an implant. Nevertheless, the diagnosis and procedure can look challenging for patients at firs...
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05
April
2022
| 07:18 Europe/Amsterdam
Final results from the BIO|GUARD-MI study show a 31 percent reduction of MACE in a sub-group analysis of patients with non-ST segment elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI). In the primary endpoint analysis of the total patient population, a trend ...
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04
April
2022
| 11:25 Europe/Amsterdam
COMUNICADO DE PRENSA - PARA PERSONAL SANITARIOBIOTRONIK anunció hoy la introducción de una nueva actualización de la aplicación móvil para pacientes con dispositivos cardíacos, diseñada para facilitar el intercambio con el personal clínico e involucr...
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30
March
2022
| 09:20 Europe/Amsterdam
BERLIN, Germany – BIOTRONIK announced today the introduction of a new mobile app update for cardiac device patients which is designed to facilitate exchange with clinical staff and to better engage patients in their care. The Patient App can be used ...
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21
March
2022
| 09:27 Europe/Amsterdam
BIOTRONIK today announced the CE approval for HeartInsight®, its remote heart failure (HF) management solution that accurately identifies patients at higher risk of HF decompensation early on. HeartInsight predicts two out of three HF hospitalization...
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08
March
2022
| 04:39 Europe/Amsterdam
As we mark International Women’s Day 2022, we’re mindful of how much further there still is to go to reach equality in cardiology. There are many facets to that task. As we wrote in a recent blog post, women are still underrepresented in cardiology c...
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04
March
2022
| 07:46 Europe/Amsterdam
More than ten years after BIOTRONIK received approval for its first ProMRI pacemaker, allowing the first cardiac device patients access to MRI scans, we still get many questions from patients about what documents they should bring to a scanning appoi...
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01
March
2022
| 09:27 Europe/Amsterdam
BIOTRONIK today announced final enrollment in the BIOMAG-I clinical trial1 by Prof. Michael Haude, Germany, the study’s coordinating clinical investigator and the principal investigator Prof. Javier Escaned, Spain. The prospective single-arm study as...
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28
February
2022
| 14:27 Europe/Amsterdam
BIOTRONIK today announced five-year data from the BIOFLOW-V trial, which was presented yesterday at the 2022 CRT Conference during a late-breaking-clinical-trial session by Dr. David Kandzari, US Principal Investigator, Piedmont Heart Institute, Atla...
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11
February
2022
| 07:12 Europe/Amsterdam
Cardiovascular research has achieved a lot in the last few decades—but even today the cardiology community is discussing whether the field needs gender-specific guidelines for treating cardiovascular diseases. One of the biggest obstacles is one of t...
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28
January
2022
| 07:47 Europe/Amsterdam
It’s hard to think of information that feels more personal than data about our own health. Yet we’re generating and monitoring more health data now than ever before. Whether it’s specific technology designed to help manage certain medical conditions—...
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05
January
2022
| 08:22 Europe/Amsterdam
An American survey last year found that health-related goals topped the priority list of New Year’s resolutions for 2021. Around half of those surveyed wanted to exercise more or lose weight, while about 40 percent wanted to improve their diets and 1...
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04
January
2022
| 08:27 Europe/Amsterdam
As an avid performer, Wolfgang Koch experienced true stage fright when he collapsed after a performance resulting in him needing a pacemaker. The reason, as it turned out later, was a previously undetected cardiac arrhythmia, whereby his heartbeat is...
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2021
21
December
2021
| 09:41 Europe/Amsterdam
Every month, our dedicated Patient and Technical Services Team in Berlin handles hundreds of enquiries from BIOTRONIK patients in German-speaking countries—in close cooperation with colleagues around the world who answer questions from patients in th...
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15
December
2021
| 18:11 Europe/Amsterdam
The discovery of a high-severity vulnerability known as Log4Shell was disclosed publicly on December 9, 2021, while a related lower-severity vulnerability was disclosed on December 14, 2021. These vulnerabilities are present in a software library use...
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11
November
2021
| 00:10 Europe/Amsterdam
The vast majority of strokes—about 85 percent—are ischemic. Of these, up to a third are cryptogenic, or have no clear cause. Getting these strokes diagnosed quickly and accurately requires consistent and well-functioning teamwork between cardiologist...
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08
November
2021
| 09:09 Europe/Amsterdam
Superiority of the Magmaris® sirolimus-eluting bioresorbable magnesium scaffold with regard to probable or definite scaffold thrombosis compared to a historical control group of Absorb scaffold data was demonstrated for the first time in a prospectiv...
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20
October
2021
| 08:50 Europe/Amsterdam
A recent study found that ninety-four percent of employees say it’s critical or important that the company they work for is ethical. Eighty-two percent even said they would prefer to be paid less and work for a company with ethical business practices...
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08
October
2021
| 09:34 Europe/Amsterdam
While many physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals have full workloads at the best of times, the current COVID-19 pandemic has created an especially heavy burden. An American College of Cardiology survey of just over 1,200 ACC members...
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30
September
2021
| 10:35 Europe/Amsterdam
BIOTRONIK announced today it received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of its Orsiro® Mission bioabsorbable polymer coronary drug-eluting stent system (BP-DES). The company also announced the first US implant and full commercial avail...
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29
September
2021
| 09:06 Europe/Amsterdam
Atrial fibrillation is the most common type of heart arrhythmia and affects about 30 million people worldwide. It occurs when the heart’s two upper chambers beat too slowly, too quickly, or too irregularly to pump blood properly to the heart’s bottom...
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27
September
2021
| 11:03 Europe/Amsterdam
 BIOTRONIK is proud to announce the enrollment of the first patient in the BIONETIC-I study of the safety and efficacy of the Dynetic®-35 cobalt chromium balloon-expandable stent system for the treatment of atherosclerotic peripheral artery disease l...
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