Ablation

US Cardiac electrophysiologists meet reimbursement reality and don’t like it.

By ANISH KOKA It’s been a while but Anish Koka, a one time regular writer on THCB and occasional THCB Gang member, is back publishing up a storm on his Substack channel. You may recall that his political and clinical views don’t always mesh with some of the wooly liberals we feature on THCB (cough, …

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Medtronic Receives the US FDA’s Approval for DiamondTemp Ablation System to Treat Atrial Fibrillation

Shots: The approval is based on DIAMOND-AF trial assessing the safety and efficacy of the DTA system vs contact force-sensing ablation system in 482 patients with recurrent, symptomatic, PAF whose condition is unresponsive to drug therapy Results: patient complication rate (96.7% vs 93.4%); primary effectiveness (79.1% vs 75.7%); procedural efficiencies with shorter total RF times, …

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