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Medtronic paces ahead

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

Firm's Adapta, Versa and Sensia pacemakers offer "managed ventricular pacing" and "atrial capture management" to provide stimulation only as needed, the company said upon announcing the launch of the products. The technology has been shown to eliminate 99% of unnecessary pacing, reducing the risk of developing co-morbidities such as heart failure and atrial fibrillation, Medtronic says. The firm has been looking forward to this launch as a means of reasserting its hold on a vulnerable cardiac rhythm management market (1"The Gray Sheet" Feb. 27, 2006, p. 14)...

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