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|Stereotaxis Announces Expanded European Labeling for Navigation in the Pericardial Space|
“We pursued this indication to further enhance our ability to help treat the most challenging arrhythmias,” said
The pericardium is a fluid filled sac surrounding the heart. While cardiac ablation is typically performed on the endocardial surface from within the heart chambers, the cardiac tissue in the ventricles is sometimes too thick to allow for the creation of transmural lesions from the endocardial surface alone. There is growing recognition that epicardial ablation, ablation of the heart muscle from outside the heart in the pericardium, is valuable for more effective treatment of a broad range of complex arrhythmias. Navigation in the pericardial cavity entails unique challenges and conventional catheter technologies may not provide the reach and precision required to consistently be able to treat these arrhythmias.
“The Niobe system performs flawlessly during pericardial navigation,” said Dr.
“I appreciate the flexibility that using robotic magnetic navigation provides,” said Professor
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Martin C. Stammer