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CE Mark for Accolade pacemakers from Boston Scientific

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Last updated:19th Oct 2014
Published:19th Oct 2014
Source: Pharmawand

Boston Scientific Corporation has received CE Mark approval for the Accolade pacemaker family. When implanted with the company's Ingivity leads, Accolade pacemakers are the first to enable patients to receive full-body MRI scans in both 1.5 Tesla and 3.0 Tesla systems. In addition, the Boston Scientific ImageReady technology offers the most flexible MRI options, allowing higher energy scan sequences, and featuring a programmable MRI timer designed to improve patient workflow.

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In addition to the CE mark approval and launch of the Accolade pacemaker family, Boston Scientific received CE Mark approval for the Visionist and Valtitude CRT-Ps with quadripolar pacing technology. When paired with the Acuity X4 pacing leads, these systems offer many options to reach and pace the target location in the left ventricle, potentially improving the patient response to CRT therapy. Dr. Stuart Harris, Clinical Director of the Essex Cardiothoracic Centre, Basildon, UK, performed the first implant of the Visionist X4 system.

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