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St Jude starts testing bipolar lead for CRT (cardiac resynchronisation therapy) devices

This article was originally published in Clinica

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St Jude Medical has started tests of its next-generation left-heart pacing lead for use with its cardiac resynchronisation therapy (CRT) devices for treating heart failure. The QuickSite 1056T bipolar lead, which at 5.5 French is as small in diameter as the firm's approved QuickSite 1056K unipolar lead, incorporates important advances that improve its manoeuvrability and implantation, said the St Paul, Minnesota firm.

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