FDA News: FDA approves device, Optimizer Smart system, for treating moderate to severe chronic heart failure

23Mar - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News

SILVER SPRING, MD (STL.News) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration yesterday approved the Optimizer Smart system for treating patients with chronic, moderate-to-severe heart failure who are not suited for treatment with other heart failure devices such as cardiac resynchronization therapy to restore a normal timing pattern of the heartbeat.  The FDA gave the device a Breakthrough Device designation because it treats a life-threatening disease, heart failure, and addresses an unmet medical need in patients who fail to get adequate benefits from standard treatments and have no alternative treatment options.

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