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FDA Clears Medtronic's And Boston Scientific's Remote Cardiac Monitors, Approves Abbott’s Bluetooth-Compatible ICDs

Executive Summary

Medtronic will launch the LINQ II remotely programmable, insertable cardiac monitor in the US and Europe this summer following FDA clearance. Boston Scientific plans to launch its LUX-Dx monitor later this year. The agency also approved Abbott's Gallant ICD and CRT-D devices, which communicate with Abbott's myMerlinPulse mobile app.

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