Medtronic’s Micra Transcatheter Pacemaker Improves Cardiac Function In MARVEL 2
New clinical trial results show accelerometer-based atrial sensing with an automated, enhanced algorithm delivered by Medtronic’s leadless ventricular pacemaker can significantly improve atrioventricular synchrony in patients with sinus rhythm and atrioventricular block.
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HRS 2018 Wrap-Up: Tendril Lead Failures; Metaanalysis Of Contact-Force Catheter; LuxCath's OmniView; More Micra Results
The 2018 Heart Rhythm Society scientific sessions in Boston covered a variety of presentations of new electrophysiology clinical data, including a report on the failure of St. Jude's Tendril leads, a meta-analysis of contact-force catheters for atrial-fibrillation ablation, and new data on Medtronic's Micra leadless pacemaker.