Posts Tagged ‘wireless monitoring’

September 2nd, 2013

Automatic Wireless Monitoring Shows Benefits in Chronic Heart Failure

The In-Time trial is the first to show that home monitoring of HF patients may be beneficial.

November 23rd, 2011

CardioMEMS CHAMPION Trial Undergoes Scrutiny From Wall Street Ahead of Next Month’s FDA Panel

Note to readers: An earlier version of this story stated that the FDA may be concerned about the conduct of the CHAMPION trial. This statement could be construed as an implication of ethical misconduct or negligence on the part of the trial sponsors or investigators. I apologize if I conveyed this impression in the earlier story. […]

February 9th, 2011

Trial Finds Benefit in Wireless Pulmonary Artery Monitoring in HF

Results of a new trial suggest that an implanted device that provides continuous wireless sensing of pulmonary artery pressures can reduce hospitalizations in patients with heart failure (HF). In a report published online in the Lancet, William Abraham and members of the CHAMPION (CardioMEMS Heart Sensor Allows Monitoring of Pressure to Improve Outcomes in NYHA Class III Patients) Trial Study Group randomized 550 patients […]