epicardial lead

epicardial lead

Myocardial lead Cardiology A pacing lead placed on the epicardium. See Lead.
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Echocardiography and cardiac computed tomography angiography were ordered to evaluate patency of his cardiovascular structures, given his history of congenital heart disease, prior pulmonary artery stenosis requiring arterioplasty, retained epicardial lead, and the symptoms described.
NASDAQ:NPTH) has launched the FASTAC FLEX epicardial lead implant tool after the first human use of the FasTac(R) Flex tool occurred in April.
Based on more recent discussions with customers it now appears that the Fastac Flex will be launched through the customers' sales forces at the same time the Myopore Rx(TM), Enpath's new steroid eluting epicardial lead, is available for sale in the US, which the company anticipates will be in the first quarter of 2005.
It also helps in optimizing epicardial lead placement during cardiac resynchronization therapy.
Activation time, repolarization time, and activation-recovery interval (ARI) as a marker of local repolarization duration, were determined in each epicardial lead as the minimum of the potential time derivative during the QRS, maximum of the potential time derivative during ST-T, and the period between the two, respectively.
We believe these new surgical tools will enable surgeons to routinely perform small-incision cardiac procedures, including multi-vessel coronary revascularizations, epicardial lead placements, heart valve replacements and repairs and surgical ablation.
Minimally invasive left ventricular epicardial lead placement: surgical techniques for heart failure resynchronization therapy.
introduction of the Marquis(R) VR single-chamber defibrillator and a new epicardial lead implant device which provides physicians with an alternative means to place leads in patients with difficult-to-access venous anatomies.
Kappa(R) 900 pacemaker system -- Marquis(R) DR and VR implantable cardioverter-defibrillator systems -- Medtronic CareLink(TM) Network -- CareLink(TM) 2090 programmer -- RF Contactr(TM) ablation catheter -- Epicardial Lead Implant Tool -- InSync ICD(R) cardiac resynchronization system for heart failure -- InSync Marquis(R) ICD (in Europe) -- Attain(TM) Over-the-Wire left-heart lead -- LifePak(R) 20 automated external defibrillator (AED) -- LifePak(R) CR Plus AED (for home use)
NYSE:MDT) today announced the market release in the United States of the Epicardial Lead Implant Tool, the world's first device that allows physicians to use minimally invasive surgical technique to place leads on the surface of the heart during challenging pacemaker and defibrillator implants.
Watson, vice president and general manager of the Medtronic Leads Business, said, "The Model 4965 is the world's first epicardial lead with steroid-eluting technology.