Hemodynamic Support Devices

This hemodynamic support systems channel includes content on intra-aortic balloon pumps (IABP), percutaneous ventricular assist devices (pVAD) like the Impella or TandemHeart, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), and ventricular assist devices (VAD). This channel also includes use of these devices in support of patients in cardiogenic shock and advanced heart failure

News | Stents

May 13, 2022 — Vascular diseases are public enemy number one: the leading killers worldwide, accounting for nearly a ...

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News | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD)

April 28, 2022 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is alerting healthcare providers to the possibility that ...

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News | Artificial Heart

March 28, 2022 — Carmat, the designer and developer of the world’s most advanced total artificial heart, aiming to ...

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The University of Maryland Medical Center has announced that David Bennett, the 57-year old patient with terminal heart disease who made history as the first person to receive a genetically modified pig’s heart, passed away yesterday afternoon on March 8.
Feature | Heart Failure

The University of Maryland Medical Center has announced that David Bennett, the 57-year old patient with terminal heart ...

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In January, The University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) and the University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) successfully executed a groundbreaking porcine heart transplant procedure in a human. This was the first successful transplant of a genetically modified pig’s heart into a human patient.
Feature | Heart Failure | By Melinda Taschetta-Millane
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News | Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS)

February 9, 2022 — Philips, a global leader in health technology, announced it has expanded its ultrasound portfolio wit ...

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News | ECMO Systems

February 8, 2022 —  Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) is a lifesaving treatment for critically ill neonates ...

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product comparison charts for cardiology and health IT systems
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Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (DAIC) magazine maintains more than 50 comparison charts of product ...

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Videos | Heart Failure

The University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) announced the first successful transplant of a genetically modified pig ...

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The first pig heart to be transplanted into a human is moved from a perfusion transport system to the patient during the groundbreaking procedure January 7, 2022. This is the first human to receive a pig heart transplant. #Pigheart
Feature | Heart Failure | By Dave Fornell, DAIC Editor

January 10, 2022 — The University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) and the University of Maryland Medical Center ...

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The most popular videos in 2021 included the use of ECMO for COVID-19 patients, a demonstration of the Medis QFR angiography image derived FFR system, and the use of remote EP monitoring systems.
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December 26, 2021 — Here is a list of the most popular videos on the DAIC website from the past year in 2021 based on ...

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News | Intra-Aortic Balloon Pumps (IABP)

December 16, 2021 — Datascope/Getinge/Maquet has recalled the Cardiosave Hybrid and Cardiosave Rescue Intra-Aortic ...

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News | Coronavirus (COVID-19)

December 7, 2021 – Critically ill patients with COVID-19 can safely be transported for lifesaving extracorporeal ...

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