Artificial Heart

This channel includes news and new technology innovations of artificial hearts. These technologies are used in cardiovascular surgery to temporarily or permanently replace the heart.

The Parasym Salustim device ear clip stimulates the vagus nerve, which was found to reduced AF burden compared with a sham procedure in the TREAT AF trial.

The Parasym Salustim device ear clip stimulates the vagus nerve, which was found to reduced AF burden compared with a sham procedure in the TREAT AF trial. 

News | Atrial Fibrillation | May 13, 2019

May 13, 2019 — A randomized clinical trial effectively used nerve stimulation through an ear clip to reduce...

Transplanting Pig Hearts Into Humans One Step Closer. A pig heart, shown here, is very similar in size and anatomy to a human heart. For this reason, pigs are used extensively in pre-clinical animal testing for new implantable cardiovascular devices. If pig hearts could be used for human transplantation, it would greatly alleviate shortages of donor human hearts.

A pig heart, shown here, is very similar in size and anatomy to a human heart. For this reason, pigs are used extensively in pre-clinical animal testing for new implantable cardiovascular devices. If pig hearts could be used for human transplantation, it would greatly alleviate shortages of donor human hearts.

News | Cardiovascular Surgery | December 11, 2018

December 11, 2018 — The scientific journal...

A patient who received the HeartMate III LVAD system showing off his external battery pack. He served as a patient ambassador in the Abbott booth at ACC 2018. The HeartMate III, with its magnetic levitated pump, showed a big reduction in clotting over previous LVADs in a key late-breaking trial at ACC earlier this year.

A patient who received the HeartMate III LVAD system showing off his external battery pack. He served as a patient ambassador in the Abbott booth at ACC 2018. The HeartMate III, with its magnetic levitated pump, showed a big reduction in clotting over previous LVADs in a key late-breaking trial at ACC earlier this year.

Feature | Heart Failure | October 19, 2018

October 19, 2018 — Abbott announced today that the HeartMate 3 Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) has received U....

Technavio Market Study Shows Donor Shortage and Improved Survival Rate
News | Hemodynamic Support Devices | January 25, 2018

January 25, 2018 – According to the latest market study released by Technavio, the global circulatory support...

CorInnova Awarded 2017 InnoSTARS Prize for EpicHeart Soft Robotic Heart Assist Device
News | Artificial Heart | December 11, 2017

December 11, 2017 — CorInnova Inc. recently announced it was awarded second prize in the “2017 InnoSTARS” life...

CorInnova Awarded Seminal Patent for Minimally Invasively-Delivered Soft Robotic Heart Device
News | Artificial Heart | October 27, 2017

October 27, 2017 — CorInnova Inc. announced it has received notice of allowance of a seminal patent to protect its...

Abbott Receives FDA Approval for HeartMate 3 Left Ventricular Assist System
Technology | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | August 29, 2017

August 29, 2017 — Abbott announced it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for its Full...

St. Jude Medical, HeartMate 3 LVAS, MOMENTUM 3 IDE study results, AHA Scientific Sessions 2016
News | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | December 08, 2016

December 8, 2016 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced results of the MOMENTUM 3 U.S. IDE Clinical Study during a late-...

Syncardiac Freedom Driver, FDA
News | Artificial Heart | October 26, 2016

October 26, 2016 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) provided an update and additional information...

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...

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

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

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...

Bryan Tyo, Baylor University Medical Center, bridge to transplant, Total Artificial Heart
News | Artificial Heart | March 18, 2016

March 18, 2016 — A surgical team at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas successfully performed a heart...

HeartWare, ENDURANCE2 trial, destination therapy, HVAS, HeartWare Ventricular Assist System
News | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | August 11, 2015

August 11, 2015 — HeartWare International Inc. announced that enrollment in the ENDURANCE2 destination therapy...

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