FDA Approves BIOTRONIK’s Ilesto 7 ICD/CRT-D Series

From: Herald Online

BIOTRONIK, a leading manufacturer of cardiovascular medical technology, announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted approval for its Ilesto 7 implantable cardioverter-defibrillator/cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillator (ICD/CRT-D) series. The Ilesto devices exemplify the principled engineering for which BIOTRONIK is known. The devices are smaller, thinner and lighter without compromising clinical capabilities.

“BIOTRONIK lives up to its reputation for excellence in design and manufacturing with the introduction of the Ilesto family, and the new Ilesto DX device. Physicians depend on complete and timely information, and Ilesto DX with BIOTRONIK Home Monitoring®certainly delivers. With this device, physicians can receive atrial information to ensure diagnostic accuracy and identify previously undetected atrial fibrillation. They also receive peace of mind that there is less risk of complications due to the single lead,” said Paul Woodstock, executive vice president of sales and marketing at BIOTRONIK, Inc., USA. “Ilesto’s smaller footprint will be more comfortable as well, which may present a win-win solution for patients and physicians alike.”

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