EU OKs EP MedSystems' 30 Joule Alert Companion:
This article was originally published in Clinica
EP MedSystems has CE-marked for sale in Europe its 30 Joule ALERT companion, a biphasic low energy defibrillation device designed to be used with catheters for internal defibrillation of the heart. Around 100 ALERT systems, consisting of catheters and supporting electronic platform for low energy defibrillation are in use in Euerope, says EP MedSystems. The Mount Arlington, New Jersey firm, adds that current ALERT Companion devices can be upgraded from their energy output of 15 Joules to 30 Joules.