FDA clears Medtronic pacemaker

|About: Medtronic plc (MDT)|By:, SA News Editor

The FDA approves Medtronic's (MDT +0.1%) newest cardiac resynchronization therapy-pacemaker, Viva CRT-P, for patients with heart failure or atrioventricular block. The pacer incorporates the company's proprietary AdaptivCRT alogrithm which preserves normal heart rhythms while automatically adjusting to the patient's needs, creating a customized therapy for each individual.