Topic: atrial fibrillation
Withings has unveiled a new hybrid smartwatch with hardware designed to detect both atrial fibrillation and sleep apnea.
After Novartis’ near $10 billion buyout of The Medicines Company, many thought cardiovascular therapies were hot again.
Working with a joint venture established by BMS and Pfizer, Fitbit also plans to help develop educational content regarding atrial fibrillation.
iRhythm estimates that, of the patients who suffer a stroke due to afib, about one-in-five were previously unaware of their heart rhythm disorder.
Acutus Medical will acquire Rhythm Xience alongside a handful of new partnerships as expands its portfolio beyond its heart mapping platform.
AliveCor has secured an FDA clearance for its personal device offering six leads, providing more detailed views into heartbeats and arrhythmias.
The cryoablation therapy will featuring an integrated, real-time guidance system for the treatment of atrial fibrillation.
One of the splashier medtech moments of 2018 to come out of an FDA 510(k) decision was the agency’s de novo clearance of the latest Apple Watch and its software allowing on-demand electrocardiograms for the mass-market consumer.
AliveCor has secured two additional FDA clearances for its personal electrocardiogram, allowing it to detect bradycardia and tachycardia arrhythmias.
IRhythm’s ECG patch was able to improve atrial fibrillation diagnoses and lower numbers of ER visits by shifting patients to outpatient settings.