This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet
Cardiac surgical system cleared via 510(k) Aug. 3 uses cryoablation technology to treat arrhythmias including atrial fibrillation. The device uses specially designed malleable cryoprobes to create long linear lesions through the heart wall to block abberant electrical signals, the firm explains
You may also be interested in...
CryoCath anticipates that its five-year exclusive global supply and market access agreement with Endocare will allow for the development of a cryoablation device that can be used in keyhole surgery.
Russia says it will make the first deliveries of its $10-per-dose Sputnik V vaccine in January, while international regulators say vaccine trials should continue for as long as possible to generate longer-term evidence on their benefits and risks. A UK research body has stressed that drugs repurposed for COVID-19 also need to undergo thorough safety and efficacy testing as reports suggest the UK regulator could approve a vaccine within days.