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Boston Scientific Lux Dx FDA clearance

Boston Scientific Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for the LUX-Dx Implantable Cardiac Monitor System

Boston Scientific has received FDA 510(k) clearance for its LUX-Dx Insertable Cardiac Monitor (ICM) System, a new, long-term implantable diagnostic device to detect arrhythmias associated with conditions such as atrial fibrillation (AF), cryptogenic stroke and syncope. Read more Fitbit Launches Large-Scale Study To See If Its Wearables Can Detect Atrial Fibrillation The new LUX-Dx ICM […]
Fitbit Heart Study

Fitbit Launches Large-Scale Study To See If Its Wearables Can Detect Atrial Fibrillation

Fitbit launched a large-scale study, which aims to validate the use of its wearables to help detect atrial fibrillation, or AFib, the most common form of heart rhythm irregularity. Called the Fitbit Heart Study, it’s part of the Company’s broader strategy to make easy-to-use tools that accelerate the detection of a range of conditions more […]
FibriCheck AFib app

FibriCheck Unveils New Smartwatch App that Monitors Users’ A-Fib During Sleep

FibriCheck, a Belgium-based heart rhythm app maker, announced the first smartwatch app that automatically monitors users’ heart rhythms during their sleep. The app, which can be integrated into any brand of smartwatch, automatically detects both silent and intermittent Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) at night, dramatically reducing the risk of stroke in people over 40. Read more […]
Eko AFib detection algorithm

Eko’s AI-Powered AFib and Heart Murmur Detection Algorithms Get FDA Clearance

Eko, a maker of expensive digital stethoscopes, has received the first FDA clearance for its devices to use AI algorithms to automatically detect atrial fibrillation (AFib) and heart murmurs. Read more Bristol-Myers Squibb-Pfizer Alliance and Fitbit Collaborate on AFib Diagnosis Atrial Fibrillation is a quivering or irregular heartbeat, sometimes caused by a heart valve problem, […]
AliveCor ECG

AliveCor Raises $5.8 Million in New Funds, SEC Filing Reveals

Mobile ECG maker AliveCor has raised $5.78 million in new funds, according to an SEC filing. First spotted by Exits & Outcomes’ Brian Dolan, the filing lists the company’s total offerings at $9.1 million, leaving roughly $3.4 million left on the table to be sold to potential investors. This investment grows on the Mayo Clinic […]
Optimizer Smart System for CCM Therapy

Impulse Dynamics receives FDA approval for the First Ever Optimizer Smart System for Delivering...

Pacemakers are designed to monitor and record the rate and rhythm of the heart and make sure the heart rate doesn’t get too slow. An ICD acts as a pacemaker, but it can also detect dangerously fast heart rates, called ventricular tachycardia or ventricular fibrillation, and stop them. However, these devices don’t do anything to […]