Medtronic Launches Full-Body MRI-Compatible Defibrillator In Europe
This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet
Medtronic announced the European launch its Evera MRI SureScan ICD system, the only implantable defibrillator approved to be compatible with full-body magnetic resonance imaging.
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The pacing lead which has been in wide use since its introduction more than a decade ago joins Medtronic’s growing line of products approved for use with MRIs.
Viva is the first of Medtronic’s U.S. CRT-Ds to incorporate the proprietary AdaptivCRT algorithm designed to more readily adapt to a patient’s condition and optimize therapy. The firm also launched its Evera ICD last week.