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2021
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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23
September
2021
| 08:53 Europe/Amsterdam
BIOTRONIK is proud to announce the completion of enrollment of the investigator-initiated BIOPACT randomized controlled trial (RCT). This non-inferiority study evaluates the safety and efficacy of paclitaxel drug-coated balloons (DCBs), comparing the...
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17
September
2021
| 09:02 Europe/Amsterdam
Surgery to implant a pacemaker or other type of implantable device can feel a bit unsettling. As with any surgery, it can come with many questions for a patient to sort out. However, pacemaker surgery is not an uncommon procedure. Statisticians now e...
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15
September
2021
| 09:28 Europe/Amsterdam
BIOTRONIK is pleased to announce the expansion of the Fortress® reinforced introducer sheath line, which is now available in 7- and 8F-compatible sizes in the United States and countries that recognize European CE Mark approval.  The Fortress introdu...
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07
September
2021
| 08:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella remarked earlier this year that the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic saw “two years of digital transformation in two months.” As the world moved to working, shopping, and socializing online, necessity drove many aspec...
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24
August
2021
| 09:02 Europe/Amsterdam
Countries like Germany and Switzerland have a long history of apprenticeships and degrees that integrate vocational training into their programs, enabling high school graduates to become familiar with both the practical and theoretical aspects of the...
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20
August
2021
| 11:58 Europe/Amsterdam
BIOTRONIK has today announced an important online symposium hosting the principal investigator of the TRUST Trial1, the latest study calling for a reform to the current clinical standards for in-person patient evaluations (IPE), as part of this year’...
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18
August
2021
| 09:01 Europe/Amsterdam
A study published in EUROPACE this week confirms that heart failure (HF) decompensation can be predicted early when monitored using an algorithm that combines existing remote monitoring trends and baseline risk stratification.The multi-center SELENE ...
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05
August
2021
| 13:32 Europe/Amsterdam
What if a computer simulation model of the heart and blood vessel could reduce the need for human or animal data in clinical trials, while speeding up product development? BIOTRONIK and our research partners are looking into exactly that question in ...
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28
July
2021
| 11:30 Europe/Amsterdam
In association with Heart Rhythm 2021, BIOTRONIK today announced that the latest implantable cardiac monitor (ICM), BIOMONITOR IIIm, has been recognized by internationally-renowned research analysts Frost & Sullivan as high-performing across a range ...
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15
July
2021
| 07:18 Europe/Amsterdam
As economically prosperous as the EU is, its population is gradually aging. By 2040, 155 million people in the EU will be over the age of 65. In many ways, this is good news, as well-developed health systems offer Europeans some of the best medical c...
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18
June
2021
| 18:22 Europe/Amsterdam
BIOTRONIK ha anunciado hoy un evento online en el que se debatirán los resultados de un reciente estudio1 centrado en la comparación de los electrodos de estimulación guiados por estilete con los electrodos sin lumen, que son actualmente el estándar ...
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17
June
2021
| 09:30 Europe/Amsterdam
BIOTRONIK has today announced an online event which will discuss insights from a recent study1 that focused on comparing stylet-driven pacing leads with lumen-less leads, that are currently industry standard for left-bundle branch area pacing (LBBAP)...
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16
June
2021
| 12:01 Europe/Amsterdam
MRI scans are an important tool for diagnosing many different illnesses and conditions. With each passing year, more and more patients with implanted pacemakers, defibrillators, cardiac monitors and cardiac resynchronization implants gain greater acc...
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03
June
2021
| 09:15 Europe/Amsterdam
For cardiology patients fitted with an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) or pacemaker, remote monitoring is a blessing: knowing that the implant is being monitored for technical and medical abnormalities during office hours provides enormo...
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20
May
2021
| 13:33 Europe/Amsterdam
More than 200 years after James Lind experimented with citrus fruits as a way to fight scurvy in sailors – in what is thought to be the world’s first clinical trial – we mark May 20 as Clinical Trials Day. On this day, we spotlight and celebrate adva...
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19
May
2021
| 17:21 Europe/Amsterdam
On May 20, 1747, James Lind conducted what’s thought to be the world’s first clinical trial on board Britain’s HMS Salisbury. More than 200 years after Lind experimented with citrus fruits as a way to fight scurvy in sailors, we mark May 20 as Clinic...
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18
May
2021
| 09:00 Europe/Amsterdam
New, long-term follow-up data from the BIOSOLVE-IV real-world registry strengthens the clinical evidence for BIOTRONIK’s Magmaris® Resorbable Magnesium Scaffold (RMS) as a therapy option for patients with coronary artery disease. Prof. Jan Torzewski,...
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12
May
2021
| 10:22 Europe/Amsterdam
BIOTRONIK has today announced a virtual live event series, for implanting cardiologists, kicking off next week. The series will explore the clinical applications of the newest suite of Conduction System Pacing (CSP) tools, released by the company.The...
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10
May
2021
| 15:14 Europe/Amsterdam
Well into its third decade of clinical use, cardiac resynchronization therapy still isn’t able to help all patients with a relevant indication. One 2017 study found that up to 30 percent of patients are “non-responders.” Technology, like BIOTRONIK’s ...
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21
April
2021
| 09:08 Europe/Amsterdam
BIOTRONIK has today unveiled the newest suite of tools for the more specialized implanting procedures in the His-bundle cardiac conduction system. The company will present the tools to cardiologists this week as part of European Heart Rhythm Associat...
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20
April
2021
| 08:18 Europe/Amsterdam
BIOTRONIK has announced a satellite symposium taking place at this week’s European Heart Rhythm Association’s (EHRA) online congress: ‘Less is more: Do we still need an atrial lead for atrial sensing?’. Expert physicians will discuss key outcomes fro...
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06
April
2021
| 12:31 Europe/Amsterdam
Congestive Heart Failure is a common, costly, and potentially fatal condition affecting more than 64 million people globally. It is also the leading cause of both hospitalization and readmission amongst older adults. For some patients, a pacemaker ca...
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