Posts Tagged ‘subcutaneous ICD’


September 13th, 2013

Entering New Territory with the Subcutaneous ICD


John Ryan poses questions to Martin Burke, the lead investigator of the pivotal trial for the subcutaneous ICD (S-ICD).

April 27th, 2012

Cameron Health’s Subcutaneous ICD Sails Through FDA Advisory Panel

The FDA’s Circulatory System Devices panel voted 7-1 on Thursday that the benefits of the Cameron Health subcutaneous ICD system (S-ICD) outweigh the risks in appropriately selected patients. Unlike all previous ICDs, the S-ICD is much easier to implant because it is does not require threading a lead to connect the device to the heart. Panel member Rick Lange […]

April 23rd, 2012

FDA Posts Results of Cameron Subcutaneous ICD Pivotal Trial

In preparation for Thursday’s meeting of the FDA’s Circulatory System Devices advisory panel, the FDA has released the results of the pivotal trial for the Cameron Health subcutaneous ICD system (S-ICD). The results have not been previously available. Unlike previous ICDs, which require threading a transvenous lead to the heart, the S-ICD system contains no leads to connect the device to […]