David Slotwiner is Chief of the Division of Cardiology at New York Presbyterian Queens and an Assistant Professor of Medicine and faculty of the School of Health Policy and Research at Weil Cornell Medical Center in New York.
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The Kansas City Heart Rhythm Symposium is the first EP-focused medical education event for the neighboring four state regions. A variety of topics will provide specialists and generalists an update on the evolution of disease processes, diagnostic tools, therapeutic strategies and ethical issues in the advancement of patient care.
On February 26, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a recall of 48 individual Medtronic ICDs and CRT-Ds, identified by the devices' serial numbers.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a Medical Device Safety Communication announcing a firmware update that addresses 2 previously reported safety concerns. The update includes a battery performance alert and improved cybersecurity for certain high voltage implantable cardiac devices (ICDs and CRT-Ds). Abbott has sent a medical device advisory to physicians making them aware of the firmware update.
Medtronic Extends Voluntary Recall to Include 752 ICDs and CRT-D Units Due to Lack of Electrical Shock Delivery
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On June 21, Medtronic announced an urgent medical device recall affecting approximately 2,770 (209 confirmed active in the U.S.) EnTrust ICDs due to the potential for loss of high voltage and ATP therapy as they near elective replacement indicator (ERI) stage.
This symposium is designed for electrophysiologists, electrophysiology fellows-in training, cardiologists, and others interested in cardiac arrhythmias. It is our intent to present the latest results of basic and clinical research and information about ablation, imaging technologies and device therapies. This year’s event offers expanded case presentation sessions and interactive discussion, as well as the latest guidelines, didactic lectures and debate by national and international experts in the field.
On February 15, 2018, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released an updated National Coverage Determination (NCD) for Implantable Cardiac Defibrillators (ICD). This 20-minute complimentary webinar provides an overview of the update policy and the requirement of a shared decision making.
On February 15, 2018, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released the updated ICD Coverage Policy.