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Boston Scientific’s S-ICD subcutaneous implantable cardioverter defibrillator performed well in the EFFORTLESS registry, with clinical event rates and inappropriate shock rates similar to those reported for conventional ICDs in a real-world context.
A percutaneous intravascular cardioverter-defibrillator matched a conventional ICD in a randomized comparison of defibrillation thresholds. The authors of the study believe the PICD could reduce many of the complications associated with conventional defibrillators.
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Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, a long time investor in health care services companies, signaled its intent to invest more deeply in the device sector with the acquisition of a majority position in spinal company K2M Inc.
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