Vektor Medical names Rob Krummen as CEO

Vektor Medical CEO Rob Krummen [Image courtesy of Vektor Medical]Vektor Medical this week announced that it appointed Rob Krummen as CEO.

Krummen previously served as president and chief operating officer of the San Diego-based company. He was responsible for the clinical, regulatory, engineering and operations and will continue to oversee the efforts while growing the company’s commercial and sales teams as CEO.

The company is developing vMap, a non-invasive cardiac arrhythmia mapping platform that takes less than three minutes to allow clinicians to input case information, upload and markup an ECG and receive a 3D interactive arrhythmia source location map to visualize the heart. Krummen’s appointment comes as the company transitions to a commercial company and focuses on the pilot roll-out of vMap.

“Vektor Medical has a unique opportunity to revolutionize the standard of care for arrhythmias, and I look forward to working hard alongside our b…

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Vektor Medical wins FDA clearance for arrhythmia-identifying ECG mapping system

Vektor Medical announced that it received FDA 510(k) clearance for its novel vMap ECG mapping system for spotting potential arrhythmia sources.

San Diego-based Vektor designed vMap to find hot spots in the form of arrhythmia sources associated with stable or unstable arrhythmias anywhere in the heart. That includes all four chambers, the septal wall and the outflow tracts, in less than three minutes using only ECG data, according to a news release.

The company said the vMap, which will become commercially available to sites across the U.S. after receiving clearance, improves outcomes in ablation procedures.

vMap takes less than three minutes for a clinician to input case information, download and markup an ECG in the system and receive a three-dimensional, interactive arrhythmia hot spot map visualizing both the inside and outside of the heart. Vektor said it can be used as a non-invasive standalone tool or as a complement to tr…

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