Data supports Attain's quad leads featuring steroid on the electrodes
When it comes to ventricle pacing leads the consensus seems to be that four electrodes really are better than two. Further supporting that theory, new data presented at the American Heart Association (AHA; Dallas) meeting last week favors the Attain Performa LV quadripolar leads from Medtronic (Minneapolis).
Elections and other events
There s rarely a lack of activity on the policy and regulatory fronts in the world of med tech, and the past couple of weeks are no exception. Let s talk about a few of those developments.
Cleveland Clinic's Top 10 heavy on pharma, with sprinkle of devices
CLEVELAND The Cleveland Clinic unveiled the wildly popular Top Ten list of medical innovations on the last day of its Medical Innovations Summit on Wednesday, the closing day of the four-day-long conference. The list of breakthrough devices and therapies, in its 9th year at the event, was selected by a panel of Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists.