EPD obtains European regulatory approval for its Cardiac Mapping and Navigation System

Tortola, BVI, February 26, 2018

EPD’s Cardiac Mapping and Navigation System received CE mark approval. The system helps electrophysiologists navigate the heart by generating an accurate 3D map, while imaging and pinpointing the exact location and orientation of catheters in the heart during diagnostic and therapeutic procedures for cardiac arrhythmias.

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DURABLE-I ground-breaking clinical study results presented at the 2017 AF Symposium

Orlando, January 31 2017

Results from EPD’s DURABLE-I clinical trial, whose principal investigator is Professor Evgeny A Pokushalov, were presented for the first time at the 2017 AF Symposium by Professor Karl-Heinz Kuck, Head of the Department of Cardiology at the Asklepios Klinik in Hamburg, Germany. The presentation, “DURABLE-I Study: Real-time gap detection during AF ablation using dielectric sensing”, […]

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EPD Meets Another Significant Milestone, Completing Its First Human Experience

Tortola, April 28, 2016

EPD has completed its first human procedure, having successfully tested its revolutionary D700 Dielectric Sensing System at the Meshalkin State Research Institute of Circulation Pathology in Novosibirsk, Russia, headed by Professor Evgeny Pokushalov. The EPD D700 System employs dielectric sensing for guided personalized intra-cardiac navigation, and provides electrode-tissue contact quality, real-time lesion assessment and gap […]

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Efficiency and Efficacy Key to Driving AF Ablation Growth

London, March 7 2016

Prof. Shlomo Ben-Haim, Founder of Hobart Group, authored “How Innovation Can Unleash Tremendous Growth in the $3.4 Billion AF Ablation Market”, published…

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EPD’s real-time tissue characterization technology to be presented at the IDSS

Tortola, February 29 2016

EPD will present its novel real-time D700 tissue characterization technology for permanent transmural ablation at the upcoming 13th International Dead Sea Symposium (IDSS)…

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The Final Chapter in AF Ablation: In-Vivo Tissue Characterization

Ghent, 4 June, 2015

An editorial written by Mattias Duytschaever, Philippe Taghji and Rene Tavernier referring to the seminal paper ‘EFFICAS II: optimization of catheter…

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About atrial fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation (AF) is an abnormal heart rhythm which is characterized by irregular and rapid beating. As the most common arrhythmia, it affects about 3% of the population in North America and Europe and is the second leading cause of stroke.

About EPD Solutions

EPD Solutions (EPD), a member of the Hobart Group companies, is dedicated to improving the efficacy and efficiency of minimally invasive catheter-based procedures performed to treat cardiac arrhythmias.  For more information, please visit

About Hobart Group

The Hobart Group accelerates ideas and develops and commercializes medical technologies, targeting top healthcare markets with significant unmet needs.  Its growing portfolio of companies covers the fields of cardiology, diabetes, oncology, neurology and rehabilitation.  Together, Hobart Group companies employ over 200 scientists, engineers, regulatory and business experts across four continents, benefitting from the group’s financial strength, clinical expertise and extensive international market knowledge across Europe, the US and Asia.  For more information please visit