Artificial Heart

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for total artificial hearts (TAH). These technologies are used in cardiovascular surgery to temporarily or permanently replace the heart in advanced heart failure patients.

News | February 03, 2008
February 4, 2008 - The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that after completing a review of...
News | January 22, 2008
January 22, 2008 - Abiomed Inc. received FDA Humanitarian Device Exemption (HDE) supplement approval on system upgrades...
News | December 11, 2007
December 12, 2007 - Over 200 surgeons, biomedical engineers and heart device executives gathered at the University of...
News | July 16, 2007
July 17, 2007 – LDS Hospital will become certified to implant the CardioWest temporary Total Artificial Heart (TAH-t),...
News | December 13, 2006
Physicians at the Center of Cardiac Surgery Erlangen-Nuremberg at Friedrich Alexander Hospital have initiated a new...
Technology | November 15, 2006
The FDA gave Humanitarian Device Exemption (HDE) approval for the AbioCor Implantable Replacement Heart (AbioCor). The...