Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD)

CardioKinetix, Parachute device, Heart Failure device therapy

The CardioKinetix Parachute device implant shown deployed in the left ventricle of a heart failure patient. The device helps remodel the ventricle to improve the heart's ability to pump blood more efficiently. 

Feature | Heart Failure | September 29, 2016 | Abha Mishra

New cardiovascular device therapies for atrial fibrillation (AF) and heart failure (HF) are rapidly evolving with...

SynCardia, Chapter 11 reorganization, sale, Total Artificial Heart
News | Artificial Heart | September 13, 2016

August 29, 2016 — SynCardia Systems, manufacturer of the...

Carmat, bioprosthetic artificial heart, PIVOTAL study, first implantation, heart failure
News | Artificial Heart | September 09, 2016

September 9, 2016 — Carmat announced that the first implantation of its bioprosthetic...

Carew Medical Wear, Rod Carew, undergarments, LVAD, HeartMate II, American Heart Association
News | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | August 11, 2016

August 11, 2016 — Carew Medical Wear Inc., a custom medical outfit company specializing in...

SynCardia acquired, Versa Capital Management, chapter 11
News | Business | July 07, 2016

July 7, 2016 — SynCardia Systems Inc. announced that it has entered into an...

HeartWare, HVAD, batteries recall
News | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | July 05, 2016

July 5, 2016 — HeartWare Inc. announced a recall of the batteries used on the...

St. Jude Medical, HeartMate 3 LVAS, LVAD, CardioStim-EHRA Europace Innovation Award 2016
News | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | June 29, 2016

June 29, 2016 — St. Jude Medical Inc. recently announced the company received an Innovation Award for its HeartMate...

Feature | Business | April 28, 2016 | Dave Fornell

 

April 28, 2016 — Abbott and St. Jude Medical Inc. announced a definitive agreement for Abbott to acquire St...

Abiomed, Impella, FDA approval, cardiogenic shock
Technology | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | April 11, 2016

April 11, 2016 — Abiomed Inc. announced that it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) pre-market...

SynCardia Total Artificial Heart, TAH-t, documentary, Retro Reports, The New York Times
News | Artificial Heart | March 24, 2016

March 24, 2016 — A new documentary produced by Retro Report for The New York Times looks at the history and modern...

News | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | January 08, 2016

January 8, 2016 — XENiOS announced that its i-COR Synchronized Cardiac Assist system ...

Feature | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | December 28, 2015

December 28, 2015 — National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) in Taiwan and Duke University School of Medicine are...

Heartmate PHP
News | Hemodynamic Support Devices | October 30, 2015

October 30, 2015 — Results from the SHIELD I (Coronary InterventionS in HIgh-Risk PatiEnts Using a Novel...

Videos | Heart Failure | October 30, 2015

Manesh Patel, M.D., associate professor of medicine, and director of interventional cardiology and the cath labs at...

St. Jude Medical, HeartMate 3 LVAD System, CE Mark approval, left ventricular assist device

Image courtesy of St. Jude Medical

News | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | October 28, 2015

October 28, 2015 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced the company has received CE Mark approval for the HeartMate 3 ...

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