Paul MN) was cleared to market its Across Transseptal Access System, aimed at improving control and simplifying the procedure used to access the left atrium of the heart
ProRhythm's proprietary balloon catheter to treat tissue in the left atrium of the heart
is used in an AF ablation procedure commonly called pulmonary vein isolation.
Finally, the wire is threaded into the right atrium of the heart
Benign primary hemangioma of the right atrium of the heart
Once swallowed, the electrode slides out of the capsule, allowing the physician to make an electrical connection with the esophageal wall--only 1 centimeter away from the left atrium of the heart
The LAA is a tube-shaped appendage connected to the left atrium of the heart
that can potentially hold static blood during an episode of AF, increasing the likelihood of clot formation.
These Phase II results show that this novel treatment approach has the potential to reduce stress to the heart and to reduce enlargement of the left atrium of the heart
, which occurs in patients with heart failure," said Dr Scott Solomon, Professor of Medicine at Harvard University and Director of Noninvasive Cardiology at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, USA.
OptiSense is an insulated wire that enables pacemakers to receive a better read on signals from the right atrium of the heart
The Atrial Fibrillation (AF) ablation procedure, commonly called Pulmonary Vein Isolation, utilizes ProRhythm's proprietary balloon catheter that is inserted through a vein in the leg of the patient and advanced into the left atrium of the heart