TYRX™ Absorbable Antibacterial Envelope

Infections Down With Antibacterial Envelope for ICD/CRT

Clinical use of antibacterial envelope mesh cuts infection rate for ICD/CRT implants The TYRX™ Absorbable Antibacterial Envelope and the TYRX™Neuro Absorbable Antibacterial Envelope are the first commercially available implantable medical devices designed to stabilize Cardiac Implantable Devices  [CRTs and ICDs] and Implantable Neurostimulators [INSs] and to help reduce their infection. Medtronic PLC has signed up […]

Iron deficiency in heart failure patients contributes to poor outcomes

Iron Deficiency in Heart Failure Patients Contributes to Poor Outcomes

Patients admitted with acute heart failure who exhibit iron deficiency (ID) tend to have a longer and more expensive hospital stay and a greater likelihood of readmission, according to analysis of Hospital Episode Statistics (HES) in England presented at the British Cardiovascular Society (BCS) conference in Manchester. The research, which looked at data over three […]

Press Release :: Heart Failure Nurse's 200km Charity Challenge for Heart Failure Patients

Press Release :: Heart Failure Nurse’s 100km Charity Challenge for Heart Failure Patients

Newham University Hospital Heart Failure Nurse to walk 100K to raise funds for The Pumping Marvellous Foundation, the UK’s Heart Failure Charity Heart Failure Nurse to Walk the London 2 Brighton 100K Challenge for Heart Failure Patients Preston, Lancashire, May 2017 – Over May Bank Holiday Weekend 2017, Heart Failure Nurse at Newham University Hospital, […]

New Nano-Polymer Could Prevent Heart Failure

New Nano-Polymer Could Prevent Heart Failure

New Biomedical Polymer Reduces Arterial Plaque and Inflammation Researchers at Ben-Gurion University and the Sheba Medical Center have developed a new therapy to treat atherosclerosis and prevent heart failure with a new biomedical polymer that reduces arterial plaque and inflammation in the cardiovascular system. Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease causes 56 million deaths annually worldwide, according to […]

AED Drone Delivery Service in Florida. Archer First Responders

AED Drone Delivery Service

Florida medical device CEO shares plans for AED drone delivery service Archer First Response Systems, an automated AED drone delivery defibrillator system for cardiac arrest victims and other life-threatening emergencies, hosted its soft launch event and live demonstration at 12 p.m. on Thursday, May 4, 2017 at TrailMark, a master planned community in St. Augustine Fla. […]

The Goodwill Partnership

PMF Joins The Goodwill Partnership

The Pumping Marvellous Foundation becomes the 55th charity partner to join TGP [The Goodwill Partnership]   London 8th May 2017:  The Goodwill Partnership teams up with The Pumping Marvellous Foundation, the UK’s patient led Heart Failure charity.   The Pumping Marvellous Foundation was founded in 2013 by a Heart Failure patient focused on the improvement […]

Early Success with HVAD LATERAL trial Medtronic

Early Success with HVAD LATERAL Trial

Clinical Trial of Medtronic Heart Pump HVAD Delivers Positive Results with Less-Invasive Implant Procedure   Medtronic plc announce results of the ENDURANCE Supplemental trial in a late-breaking clinical trial session of the 2017 International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) Scientific Meeting in San Diego. The study evaluated the company’s HVAD(TM) System as a […]