New Device Approval - Medtronic® Attain Starfix Model 4195 Lead - P060039
MedSun: Newsletter #29, October 2008

FDA has recently approved the Medtronic Attain StarFix Model 4195 lead. Using this lead in conjunction with an implanted pacing device and other leads, helps the heart chambers pump more efficiently by coordinating the timing of contractions. This improved coordination may reduce the symptoms of heart failure and is called cardiac resynchronization therapy, or CRT.

Additional Information:

New Device Approval – Medtronic Attain Starfix Model 4195 Lead – P060039. FDA. July 11, 2008.
http://www.fda.gov/MedicalDevices/ProductsandMedicalProcedures/DeviceApprovalsandClearances/Recently-ApprovedDevices/ucm074045.htm


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