Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology  reports on the five key takeaways from Heart Rhythm Society’s annual conference


Stryker Sustainability Solutions as well as Innovative Health represented an exception to this with their offering of single-use device reprocessing. The idea for their services is to lower the cost of procedures without compromising safety and functionality of devices. These vendors offer a process to clean, test and sterilize devices.

Reprocessing of expensive EP devices may offer a significant step forward in driving cost savings. The value of this was illustrated with the recent FDA clearance for the reprocessing of the Abbott ViewFlex catheter, one of the commonly-used yet complex-to-reprocess EP devices in the industry today.