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2021
23
February
2021
| 09:10 Europe/Amsterdam
One thing our ongoing global pandemic hasn’t put on hold is the need to act early when providing emergency cardiovascular care. Heart attacks and strokes are still happening, even as it feels the world around us has slowed down. Heart researchers hav...
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10
February
2021
| 16:18 Europe/Amsterdam
Despite being half the world’s population, women make up less than ten percent of students enrolled in subjects like statistics, mathematics, and engineering. At the same time, only about 30 percent of the world’s researchers are women. Recent UNESCO...
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03
February
2021
| 12:13 Europe/Amsterdam
I più recenti modelli di Apple iPhone includono una matrice di magneti più forte rispetto ai modelli precedenti. Un recente studio1 pubblicato sull’ HeartRhythm journal ha segnalato la sospensione della terapia in un iPhone 12 posto a stretto contatt...
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01
February
2021
| 14:18 Europe/Amsterdam
Den senaste modellen av Apple iPhones har en starkare magnetspänning än de tidigare modellerna. I en nyligen genomförd studie(1) som publicerades i HeartRhythm journal påvisades att terapier avbröts när en iPhone 12 kom i nära kontakt med specifika i...
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01
February
2021
| 10:45 Europe/Amsterdam
Recent data from the investigator-initiated, randomized controlled trial (RCT), BIOLUX AV, showed that the treatment of patients with dysfunctional hemodialysis access (HA), with BIOTRONIK’s Passeo®-18 LuxTM drug-coated balloon (DCB)*, is safe and ef...
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29
January
2021
| 10:56 Europe/Amsterdam
En yeni Apple iPhone serisi, önceki modellere göre daha güçlü bir manyetik etkiye sahiptir. HeartRhythm Journal’da yayınlanan yeni bir çalışma1, bir iPhone 12'nin belirli bir implante edilen kardiyoverter defibrilatör (ICD) cihazıyla yakın teması hal...
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28
January
2021
| 19:14 Europe/Amsterdam
The most recent series of Apple iPhones include a stronger magnetic array than previous models. A recent study1 published in the HeartRhythm Journal reported that therapy was suspended when an iPhone 12 was brought into close contact with specific im...
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18
January
2021
| 08:29 Europe/Amsterdam
Implantable cardiac monitors allow for continuous long-term monitoring of a patient's heart rhythm and remotely transmit detected arrhythmias to the physician. In this interview, Helge Wuttig explains the advantages of this therapeutic method for the...
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2020
09
December
2020
| 10:34 Europe/Amsterdam
Electrophysiologists in Europe will now have access to state-of-the-art, gold-tipped force sensing ablation catheters following the BIOTRONIK announcement today that AlCath Force is CE-market approved. With the release of the unique catheter, a full ...
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02
December
2020
| 20:51 Europe/Amsterdam
As the global medical community continues the hard work of delivering patient care in the middle of an unprecedented pandemic, it is especially important for us as physicians to pay attention to where we might be able to streamline workloads - both f...
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15
November
2020
| 17:56 Europe/Amsterdam
In their short time on the market, bioresorbable vascular scaffolds have generated plenty of discussion within interventional cardiology. According to the authors of “Fading Away or Hope for the Future,” published by the American College of Cardiolog...
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29
October
2020
| 18:07 Europe/Amsterdam
About one in four people globally will have a stroke in their lifetimes. Stroke is the fifth-leading cause of death in the US and accounts for over a million deaths in Europe every year. The most common heart rhythm disorder—atrial fibrillation (AF)—...
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01
October
2020
| 12:49 Europe/Amsterdam
  As we get older, our risk for a variety of cardiovascular conditions increases. It’s a fact that likely doesn’t come as a big surprise to many people—but that doesn’t mean the discussions aging patients need to have with their families and docto...
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29
September
2020
| 08:26 Europe/Amsterdam
Walking about eight kilometres over the course of a week, at an average pace (3 km per hour), cuts the risk of cardiovascular events by almost a third. ...
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17
September
2020
| 08:57 Europe/Amsterdam
Outcomes of the BIO4AMB trial presented at the CIRSE 2020 Summit demonstrated that ambulatory treatment with 4­‑French (4F) devices is a valid and safe option for endovascular treatment of lower extremity peripheral artery disease (PAD). The 4F compa...
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07
September
2020
| 08:45 Europe/Amsterdam
BIOTRONIK today announced European market release of the Passeo®‑35 Xeo PTA (percutaneous transluminal angioplasty) balloon catheter. Compared to other available PTA balloons1, the device offers physicians improved crossability, excellent trackabilit...
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01
September
2020
| 16:12 Europe/Amsterdam
A new study1 presented at this year’s European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress today shows that BIOTRONIK’s exclusive Closed Loop Stimulation (CLS) helps reduce unexplained fainting in patients with recurrent episodes due to skipped heartbeats. ...
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01
September
2020
| 07:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Cardiologists balancing increasing workload pressures and time demands in their clinics, have from today access to a new injectable cardiac monitor (ICM). BIOMONITOR IIIm is equipped with a unique algorithm that significantly reduces false positive a...
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24
August
2020
| 13:06 Europe/Amsterdam
Almost 30 years after the US FDA rescinded a ban on women of “childbearing potential” from participating in clinical studies, women remain underrepresented in many key areas for medical trials—including cardiovascular medicine. This is despite guidan...
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17
August
2020
| 13:35 Europe/Amsterdam
Remote monitoring - when managed appropriately - has always had the potential to streamline workflows for cardiac device specialists and their staffs. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic however, has made the transition to more remote-based follow-up parti...
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29
July
2020
| 16:24 Europe/Amsterdam
Long after the COVID-19 public health crisis is solved, whether through medicine, vaccination or other developments, our current pandemic moment may well be depicted in future medical textbooks as the moment we got over our lingering skepticism of di...
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22
July
2020
| 17:54 Europe/Amsterdam
The true toll COVID-19 has taken on public health around the world is difficult to pinpoint at the moment - but it’s much higher than the official death toll from the virus itself. ...
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14
July
2020
| 09:55 Europe/Amsterdam
BIOTRONIK is proud to announce the availability of its next-generation balloon-expandable cobalt chromium iliac stent system, Dynetic®-35. When compared to leading competitors, the new peripheral stent has up to 14 times greater flexibility and up to...
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08
July
2020
| 16:59 Europe/Amsterdam
This year will long be remembered as the year the COVID-19 pandemic overwhelmed healthcare systems around the world. From postponing elective surgeries to reassigning entire hospital units to coronavirus response, hospitals have gone to unprecedented...
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01
July
2020
| 14:00 Europe/Amsterdam
A major challenge in most specialties of medicine involves moving from vague, diffuse symptoms to accurate diagnosis. This can be particularly challenging in cardiology. ...
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19
June
2020
| 20:50 Europe/Amsterdam
CardioMessenger devices form an essential part of BIOTRONIK’s remote monitoring system, enabling the secure transmission of critical patient and device data to the treating physician. As the company that pioneered remote monitoring, we have taken cyb...
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16
June
2020
| 12:50 Europe/Amsterdam
BIOTRONIK has today announced its commitment to giving physicians additional tools to pace in the His-Bundle, coinciding with the launch of its His-Bundle Pacing (HBP) tools in a limited number of centers starting now with a full launch later in 2020...
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20
May
2020
| 16:00 Europe/Amsterdam
BIOTRONIK and Acutus Medical today announced a new alliance to provide a comprehensive portfolio of electrophysiology, mapping, ablation and accessory products for catheter-based treatment of cardiac arrhythmias across select markets, including Europ...
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13
May
2020
| 13:30 Europe/Amsterdam
Results just published in Circulation Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology confirm that BIOTRONIK Home Monitoring® provides safe and cost-effective remote management of pacemaker patients,1 indicating that it can safely replace the common practice of rou...
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06
May
2020
| 09:24 Europe/Amsterdam
According to recently presented TICO trial data, patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) treated with BIOTRONIK’s Orsiro® drug eluting stent (DES) benefit from stopping aspirin three months after stenting and continuing only with ticagrelor monot...
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