Volume 2 - Issue 2, Winter 2008 - Industry News: An Overview of the Latest Updates from Technology & Industry

Physio-Control Receives FDA Clearance for Life Pak 20e Defibrillator/Monitor Within the US

Physio-Control, a wholly owned subsidiary of Medtronic Inc. received clearance from the FDA on October 3, 2008 to market the LIFEPAK 20e defibrillator / monitor within the US. It is an enhancement of the LIFEPAK 20 with a more powerful lithium-ion battery doubling ECG monitoring time. It is a non-evasive way to monitor the oxygenisation of a patient’s haemoglobin and has been developed so it can be easily transported helping hospitals meet JCAHO standards for having resuscitation services readily available in all facility areas.

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Physio-Control, a wholly owned subsidiary of Medtronic Inc. received clearance from the FDA on October 3, 2008 to market the LIFEPAK 20e defibrillator / mo

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