By Kamran Zamanian, Ph.D, and Simon Trinh, iData Research Inc.

Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is one of the leading causes of death in the U.S. and is responsible for over 300,000 deaths annually.1 As a result of the aging baby boomer population, as well as the increased rate of obesity amongst all age groups, the patient population requiring some form of cardiac treatment continues to increase. For these reasons, upwards of $30 billion is spent annually in the U.S. to manage various types of heart failure through cardiac rhythm management device implantation and ablation procedures.1 Specifically, catheter ablation procedures have become a prevalent method of treating cardiac arrhythmias, and such procedures are expected to…