Friday, February 6, 2009

NaviStar ThermoCool radiofrequency ablation catheter

The FDA has approved the NaviStar ThermoCool radiofrequency ablation catheter for atrial fibrillation (also known as afib). Although there are various types of ablation catheters, this is the first one to receive the indication for afib. As technology allows medical device companies to create innovative devices, I often wonder what surgery and bedside procedures will be like 10 years from now.

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