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2023
17
January
2023
| 06:28 Europe/Amsterdam
With 2023 upon us, BIOTRONIK employees are no exception to the kind of motivated goal-setting we often see at this time of year. Whether it’s more sports, a more mindful approach to everyday life, or to quit smoking—it’s important to have as much sup...
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02
January
2023
| 09:39 Europe/Amsterdam
While in office as US Vice-President, Dick Cheney had the remote monitoring function of his pacemaker turned off over concerns a malicious hacker could access his device. In 2012, an episode of the TV drama Homeland depicts a faraway terrorist hackin...
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2022
15
December
2022
| 06:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Whether it’s from our engaged team at BIOTRONIK, inspiring patients, or expert physicians—one thing is clear from our most read BIOTRONIK blog stories of 2022: real stories, from real people, touch hearts.This year’s most read list covers personal an...
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28
November
2022
| 06:00 Europe/Amsterdam
The clinical evidence is clear. Yet its full promise remains untapped. We’re talking about remote monitoring—a solution that, despite increasing demand, is not yet being implemented across the globe. This is partly due to a patchwork of varying reimb...
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25
November
2022
| 09:00 Europe/Amsterdam
BIOTRONIK announced the presentation of one-year results from the investigator-initiated BIOPACT RCT this week by Principal Investigator Dr. Koen Deloose at the Paris Vascular Insights 2022 congress. The randomized controlled non-inferiority trial ev...
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14
October
2022
| 12:37 Europe/Amsterdam
2022 has been a surprising year at times when it comes to studies of what we eat and how it affects heart health.Although there have been numerous publications looking at this relationship this year—a few stood out to us, and they may have interestin...
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29
September
2022
| 06:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Digital Health brings opportunities to advance patient care but also new challenges. In addition to a marked increase in data volume in the clinical space and increased patient involvement in care, digital technology’s role in the care space has chan...
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23
September
2022
| 05:00 Europe/Amsterdam
September is Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month, a time to share information and help raise awareness about this complex condition.Detection of atrial fibrillation (AF) is crucial for timely, adequate management, but it still poses a challenge for c...
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20
September
2022
| 15:41 Europe/Amsterdam
BIOTRONIK announced the presentation of new full-cohort 2-year BIOSOLVE-IV data. In a poster session at the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) Conference 2022, principal investigator Prof. Dr. Johan Bennett presented the recent findings ...
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20
September
2022
| 15:29 Europe/Amsterdam
In the “TCT Innovation” session Prof. Michael Haude, BIOMAG-I Coordinating Clinical Investigator, presented the new BIOMAG-I study results at the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) 2022. The multi-center study assesses the angiographic, ...
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05
September
2022
| 11:50 Europe/Amsterdam
After starting enrollment in 2019, Dr. Valentina Kutyifa announced the first results of the BIOTRONIK-supported BIO-LIBRA trial at the Annual Heart Rhythm Society meeting (HRS 2022). In a field where women are underrepresented in past cardiovascular ...
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22
August
2022
| 09:51 Europe/Amsterdam
Developing heart problems and even the need for an implant to get one's heart back to its proper rhythm poses new challenges not only for the patients, but also for their families. Heide Hestermann and Matthew Monk explain how relatives can best supp...
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01
August
2022
| 12:42 Europe/Amsterdam
More than 1.7 million cardiac implantable electronic devices are implanted worldwide each year. Young implant wearers in particular have many questions about whether and how their life will change after the procedure. One of the most important ones: ...
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26
July
2022
| 17:06 Europe/Amsterdam
BIOTRONIK announced that it received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of its innovative Pulsar®-18 T3 peripheral self-expanding stent system for an improved implantation procedure for endovascular treatments. The company also announce...
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14
July
2022
| 15:16 Europe/Amsterdam
With much of the world experiencing a hot summer, it’s a great time to get away. But what should pacemaker and implanted device patients keep in mind when packing? One of BIOTRONIK’s own knows firsthand....
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06
July
2022
| 09:37 Europe/Amsterdam
BIOTRONIK announced the presentation of two studies on the performance of its drug-coated balloon catheter Passeo®-18 Lux® at this year’s LINC congress in Leipzig, Germany. The BIO REACT study was designed to better understand when and where a stent ...
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05
July
2022
| 10:14 Europe/Amsterdam
A BIO-RESORT subgroup analysis of outcomes in small coronary vessels (<2,5mm) evaluated the efficacy and safety of three contemporary DES including BIOTRONIK’s ultrathin struts drug-eluting stent (DES) Orsiro® at 5 years. The results of the analysis ...
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04
July
2022
| 11:59 Europe/Amsterdam
Continuing a company tradition that started a decade ago, BIOTRONIK employees at the company’s headquarters mounted their bicycles in early July to race through Berlin as a team during VeloCity Berlin—an event that sees teams come together for either...
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30
June
2022
| 09:32 Europe/Amsterdam
When: Tuesday, July 12, 2022, at 18:00–19:00 CESTWhere: OnlineTopics: New Tools and Technologies to Improve Outcome of AF Ablation...
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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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