Hemodynamic Support Devices

July 18, 2014 — The Freedom portable driver has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for use with the SynCardia temporary total artificial heart as a bridge to transplantation in cardiac transplant candidates who are clinicall...

IABP, recall, datascope, maquet

Datascope Corp./Maquet initiated a voluntary worldwide field correction of some of its intra-aortic balloon pumps (IABPs) due to a potential mechanical failure of the fan assembly associated with the power supply. All customers that may have an IA...

CardiacAssist launched the Protek17 Arterial Cannula, a key component of the TandemHeart temporary circulatory support platform used to rest the heart and circulate blood for patients with severe cardiac dysfunction. Protek17 is designed for impro...

July 19, 2013 — The Mount Sinai Medical Center is the first medical center in New York City to offer the HeartMate II pocket controller, newly approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This latest-generation controller for the...

MYDICAR Celladon Corp. Clinical Trial Heart Failure Treatments LVADs
Celladon Corp. announced that the first patient has been dosed in a clinical trial titled "Investigation of the Safety and Feasibility of AAV1/SERCA2a Gene...
SynCardia Total Artificial Heart SynHall Valves FDA approval
SynCardia Systems Inc. received approval in July from the U.S. Federal Drug Administration (FDA) for the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart with...
August 7, 2014 — The Berlin Heart Group announced they have completed enrollment in their post-approval study, the only condition of the humanitarian...
SynCardia Total Artificial Heart Implant VAD Heart Failure Treatments
For the first time, cardiac surgeons, medical professionals and the public can watch the implantation of the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart in a...
SynCardia Total Artificial Heart SynHall Valves FDA approval
SynCardia SynHall valves, use in the SynCardia Heart, are of the same design, materials and nearly identical manufacturing processes as the
The Freedom portable driver is U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved for use with the SynCardia temporary total artificial heart...
The CardioMEMS Heart Failure System is the firstU.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved heart failure (HF) monitoring device shown...
Boston Scientific Corp. received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for its latest generation of defibrillators and heart...

Articles

Syncardiac, driver, artificial heart
July 18, 2014 — The Freedom portable driver has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for use with the SynCardia temporary total artificial...
Mr. KH is a 58-year-old male with a past medical history of hypertension and tobacco abuse who presented to the  emergency department (ED) with an episode...
Watchman, LAA occluder
Interventional thought leaders at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) 2014 meeting shared their predictions about the cutting-edge technologies emerging...
IABP, Datascope, Maquet, FDA recall
Datascope Corp./Maquet initiated a voluntary worldwide field correction of some of its intra-aortic balloon pumps (IABPs) due to a potential mechanical failure...

Video Center

The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) annual meeting July 10-13 in San Diego...
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A big fly in the ointment for widespread adoption of many new technologies is cost. In today’s cost...
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There were several new cardiovascular ultrasound technology advances highlighted at the American...
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Join Ascendian Healthcare Consulting and GE Healthcare during a webinar Wednesday, July 16 to learn about the access, productivity, and revenue cycle...
The webinar "PET/CT: A New Frontier" discusses potential benefits of digital relative to analog PET/CT. The session will discuss how digital PET can improve...
Centricity Cardio Enterprise, Cardiac PACS, Cardio PACS, CVIS
February is American Heart Month, the perfect time to evaluate the health of your cardiology IT system. 
Join us Feb. 25, 2-3 p.m. Eastern for a live...

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