Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD)

LVADs, heart failure patients, echocardiography, ASE, recommendations, guideline
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound| August 04, 2015
August 4, 2015 — Over the past several years, advanced...
HeartMate PHP, Thoratec, St. Jude medical

The HeartMate PHP (percutaneous heart pump) is the latest acute hemodynamic support technology released by Thoratec, which recently received CE mark in Europe. The PHP is currently in U.S.clinical trials.

Feature | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD)| July 22, 2015
July 22, 2015 — St. Jude Medical and Thoratec announced that the boards of directors of both companies have unanimously...
Thoratec, HeartMate PHP. CE Mark approval, SHIELD I
Feature | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD)| July 15, 2015
July 15, 2015 - Thoratec announced that the HeartMate PHP (Percutaneous Heart Pump) received CE Mark approval,...
Abiomed, U.S. headquarters expansion, Impella 2.5, RP, jobs
News | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD)| July 09, 2015
July 9, 2015 - During an event with Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker in June, Abiomed announced a...
ECRI Institute, review, Impella RP, Abiomed
News | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD)| June 11, 2015
June 11, 2015 - ECRI Institute recently reviewed published data on Abiomed's Impella RP (Right Percutaneous)...
UH Case Medical Center, Impella RP, first in Ohio, Abiomed, Mobile Learning Lab
News | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD)| June 09, 2015
June 9, 2015 - University Hospitals Case Medical Center physicians in the Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute...
Beaumont Hospital Royal Oak, Impella RP, right-side heart failure, Abiomed
News | June 04, 2015
June 4, 2015 - Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak is one of the first centers in the United States to use a new minimally...
Thoratec, HeartMate II, ROADMAP
News | May 04, 2015
May 4, 2015 — Thoratec Corp. announced results from the ROADMAP Study (Risk Assessment and Comparative Effectiveness of...
Protek Duo, VV ECLS, CE mark, CardiacAssist, veno-venous cannula

Image courtesy of CardiacAssist Inc.

News | April 27, 2015
April 27, 2015 — CardiacAssist Inc. announced that it received a Class 3 CE-mark for its Protek Duo veno-venous cannula...
intraaortic balloon pumps, IABP, ventricular assist devices, VAD, cost effective
News | April 09, 2015
April 9, 2015 — Maquet Cardiovascular USA announced publication of a manuscript comparing the clinical and economic...
expert consensus, SCAI, ACC, HFSA, STS, heart pumps, MCS devices

The Abiomed Impella device

Feature | April 07, 2015
April 7, 2015 — An expert consensus statement released by four leading cardiovascular societies provides new guidance...
SynCardia, Total Artificial Heart, 50cc, FDA, investigational study
News | April 02, 2015
April 2, 2015 — SynCardia Systems Inc. has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval to conduct an...
Impella, FDA, high risk PCI, abiomed

Abiomed's Impella 2.5 now has an FDA indication for high-risk PCI.

Technology | March 25, 2015
March 24, 2015 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted pre-market approval (PMA) clearance for...
News | January 30, 2015
January 30, 2015 — SynCardia Systems Inc. has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval to conduct a...
Thoratec, HeartMate III, VAD, NewYork Presbyterian, trial, ventricular assist

HeartMate III image courtesy of Thoratec

News | January 27, 2015
January 27, 2015 — NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center is one of a select group of medical...
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