logo
  

Abbott's New Leadless Pacemaker System Meets Main Goal In Pivotal Trial

Abbott Laboratories (ABT) said that its new leadless pacemaker system met primary endpoints in pivotal trial.

The company noted that the new, late-breaking data from the Leadless II IDE study confirmed the company's investigational Aveir leadless pacemaker achieved the pre-specified primary endpoints in treating patients with certain types of abnormal heart rhythms.

Abbott noted that its Aveir system is the world's only leadless pacemaker specifically designed to be retrieved when the device needs to be replaced or if a patient's therapy needs to be changed. The leadless pacemaker is currently being evaluated for the FDA approval.

For comments and feedback contact: editorial@rttnews.com

Business News

Editors Pick
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or CDC has ended recommendations for social distancing and quarantine with a view to minimize covid-19's impact on persons, communities, and health care systems. The agency also ended recommendation for test-to-stay in schools, CNN noted. Healthcare major Johnson & Johnson, which is in the middle of a talcum powder fiasco, said it is discontinuing talc-based JOHNSON'S Baby Powder globally in 2023. The company plans to transition to an all cornstarch-based baby powder portfolio. According to the company, the commercial decision to use cornstarch in all its baby powder products was made after conducting an assessment of its portfolio Walt Disney's streaming service Disney+ is rolling out its much-anticipated new ad-supported subscription plan for Disney+ in the U.S. as part of its bid to stem the loss and make its streaming business profitable after the services posted a hefty operating loss of more than $1 billion in the third quarter. It is also raising pricing for its bundled subscription plans with Hulu, ESPN+ and live TV.
Follow RTT