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FDA Advisors Say Yes to Optimizer Smart Device in Heart Failure

GAITHERSBURG, Md. — An FDA advisory committee panel set aside their misgivings and voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday to recommend approval for cardiac contractility modulation (CCM) therapy with Impulse Dynamics’ Optimizer Smart Implantable Pulse Generator. Meeting to evaluate a product that is the first to receive a “breakthrough device” designation from the FDA, the Circulatory Systems… Read More »

Device a 'Game Changer' for Severe Heart Failure?

Sept. 24, 2018 — A tiny clip may be a big advance for millions of Americans battling severe heart failure, new research announced on Sunday suggests. Researchers say a device, called a mitral clip, inserted into the heart greatly lowered death rates for these patients. “It’s a huge advance,” Dr. Howard Herrmann, who directs interventional… Read More »

Heart Failure Treatment

by bill barber Searching for an effective congestive heart failure treatment is something that millions of Americans do regularly. After all, their life may depend on it. Nevertheless, there is no congestive heart failure treatment which can cure the condition, only those that are geared towards management. There are probably few words that pet owners… Read More »

Heart Failure Treatment

by markfchristopher There are probably few words that pet owners dread more than ‘canine heart disease’. It will lead to the dog’s eventual demise if nothing is done. While there are really no cures for inborn animal heart problems, canine congestive heart failure treatments are available that will help lengthen the lifespan of your dog,… Read More »