Articles tagged with 'Story' | BIOTRONIK

BIOTRONIK - Archive (Story)

2023
29
September
2023
| 06:00 Europe/Amsterdam
With being able to listen in while getting something else done – such as running, commuting or cooking – podcasts offer up great ways for us to keep up with what’s going on in every field imaginable – and cardiology is no exception.An estimated 465 m...
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26
September
2023
| 12:37 Europe/Amsterdam
The Largest Clinical DX Evaluation to DateThe MATRIX3 study evaluated the utility of the DX ICD system (atrial signal detection via a floating dipole integrated in the ICD lead) for remotely monitoring AHRE and the evolution of their duration. In add...
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05
September
2023
| 14:01 Europe/Amsterdam
 As a company whose main mission is to save and improve lives around the world, BIOTRONIK is no stranger to being of service and helping to create a better world. But alongside our responsibility to patients and the medical community, we also have a ...
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26
July
2023
| 13:44 Europe/Amsterdam
 With summer upon us in much of the world, many are getting ready to take some well-earned time off. Why not use this time to catch up on tasks or squeezing in a bit of reading to keep up with industry developments and trends? But what reading should...
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27
June
2023
| 06:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Pioneering spirit and passion for innovation – that's what BIOTRONIK stands for. This is also shown by the company’s flagship innovations: from the first German pacemaker to the GoldTip ablation catheter, a real innovation in electrophysiology that i...
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10
May
2023
| 09:30 Europe/Amsterdam
What does the future of remote cardiac care look like? Leading medical experts from five countries discussed this question and trends in remote care at the roundtable organized by BIOTRONIK at the annual congress of the European Heart Rhythm Associat...
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06
April
2023
| 11:08 Europe/Amsterdam
With a new season upon us, spring is a great time to recommit to regular exercise and take advantage of the many benefits it offers. As more studies continue to show, exercise is one of the best things you can do for your health, and even a small amo...
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30
March
2023
| 12:37 Europe/Amsterdam
It’s a cold, but sunny February morning in Berlin that sees a patient group make the trip from Leipzig in Saxony up to Berlin to visit BIOTRONIK’s headquarters and factory. The mood is lively, with employees just as enthused as visitors. ...
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07
March
2023
| 17:14 Europe/Amsterdam
Women’s History Month is the perfect time to celebrate the incredible achievements of the women who have shaped the field of cardiology. Although women remain underrepresented in cardiology, we can take inspiration from the trailblazing women who hav...
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16
February
2023
| 06:00 Europe/Amsterdam
To date not all German companies are complying with their human rights obligation in their supply chains. In fact, only about one in five companies fulfills mandatory requirements. With the new Supply Chain Act, also know as the Act on Corporate Due ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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