cardiac implant

VHVI reaches milestone in cardiac monitor implants

Vanderbilt has reached a new milestone in implanting CardioMEMS remote cardiac monitoring devices.

‘Envelope’ reduces cardiac implant infections

Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute is the first in the United States to use a new fully resorbable “envelope” that encloses implantable cardiac devices, such as pacemakers and internal cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs), and helps prevent surgical site infections.