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St Jude makes US and EU progress with HF (heart failure) ICDs (implantable cardioverter defibrillator):

This article was originally published in Clinica

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St Jude Medical has gained the green light from the US FDA to begin a clinical study of its implantable device for treating heart failure (HF). The Epic HF model V-338 implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD), which combines pacemaker therapy, defibrillation therapy, and left-heart stimulation, will be assessed in patients suffering from both heart failure and ventricular tachyarrhythmias. In a separate announcement, the St Paul, Minnesota firm said that it had CE-marked for sale in Europe another HF device from its Epic product line - the Epic HF model V-339 ICD. St Jude already markets in Europe a HF device called Genesis.

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