Hemodynamic Support Devices

This hemodynamic support systems include intra-aortic balloon pumps (IABP), percutaneous ventricular assist devices (pVAD) like the Impella or tandemheart, and ventricular assist devices (VAD).

News | April 18, 2014

April 18, 2014 — New research presented at the 34th annual meeting of the International Society for Heart and Lung...

News | April 14, 2014

April 14, 2014 — CardiacAssist announced it has received a Class 4 medical device license for its TandemHeart system...

News | April 10, 2014

April 10, 2014 — The largest single-center study of patients implanted with a total artificial heart found the...

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Procyrion Aortix is a catheter-deployed pVAD intended for long-term use in the treatment of chronic heart failure.

Feature | March 18, 2014 | Dave Fornell

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Thoratec HeartMate II LVAS Pocket System Controller Heart Failure Devices VAD
News | March 18, 2014

March 18, 2014 — Thoratec Corp. initiated a voluntary worldwide Medical Device Correction in order to update its...

Procyrion Aortix Ventricular Assist Device Hemodynamic Support Heart Failure
Feature | February 07, 2014
February 7, 2014 — Start-up company Procyrion Inc. is developing a catheter-deployed circulatory assist...

An example of GE Healthcare's XD Clear true 3-D echo visualization software. The images are seen in actual 3-D with use of a pair of glasses, and depth perception is enhanced with the use of false lighting and shadowing.

Feature | January 20, 2014 | Dave Fornell
The Cardiovascular Research Foundation’s Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) 2013 offers many new insights...
News | December 11, 2013

December 11, 2013 – The National Cheng Kung University Heart Science and Medical Devices Research Center (NCKU...

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Feature | December 06, 2013
December 6, 2013 — HeartWare International Inc. has acquired CircuLite Inc., a developer of the Synergy Circulatory...
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News | October 23, 2013
October 23, 2013 — Sunshine Heart Inc. announced its collaboration with Minnetronix for a transcutaneous energy...
News | October 01, 2013

October 1, 2013 — Sunshine Heart Inc. has launched a website dedicated to providing information to patients...

CardiacAssist Protek17 Arterial Cannula for TandemHeart pVAD
Technology | September 19, 2013

September 19, 2013 — CardiacAssist launched the Protek17 Arterial Cannula, a key component of the TandemHeart...

Feature | September 13, 2013 | Dave Fornell

There is no shortage of debate among interventional cardiologists over whether vascular closure devices...

News | August 20, 2013

August 20, 2013 — Cardiac surgeons and cardiologists at the University of Maryland Heart Center are part of a multi-...

Technology | August 08, 2013

August 8, 2013 — Sorin Group has received 510(k) clearance for commercialization of Sorin Connect, Sorin Group’s...

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