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 | March 13, 2013

March 13, 2013 — CircuLite Inc. announced it has received conditional approval from the U.S. Food and Drug...

Feature | February 04, 2013 | Dave Fornell

My job as editor of DAIC is to help readers keep tabs on the latest in cardiovascular technology and trends. With...

News | December 19, 2012

December 19, 2012 — CardiacAssist Inc. announced it has received investigational device exemption (IDE) approval...

News | December 17, 2012

December 17, 2012 — Abiomed Inc. announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Circulatory System Devices...

Blog | December 07, 2012

Two key news items in September made me think about the future direction of hemodynamic support, and that ...

Feature | December 07, 2012 | Dave Fornell

Two key news items in September made me think about the future direction of hemodynamic support, and that...

Technology | December 06, 2012

December 6, 2012 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted premarket approval (PMA) for the HeartWare...

FDA Intra-Aortic Balloon Pumps
Feature | November 08, 2012

November 8, 2012 — A U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory committee is meeting Dec. 5 to discuss how to...

Maquet Sensational Plus IABP
Technology | October 30, 2012

October 30, 2012 — Maquet Cardiovascular received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...

Clinical Trial NIH NCI PET/CT Systems Standardization
News | October 03, 2012

October 3, 2012 — The National Institutes of Health (NIH)/National Cancer Institute (NCI) has awarded a five-year...

Synergy Circulatory Support System CircuLite Inc. Ventricular Assist Device
News | October 01, 2012

October 1, 2012 — CircuLite Inc. announced that the latest data from patients enrolled in the company’s CE mark...

News | September 18, 2012

September 18, 2012 — Abiomed Inc. announced it received confirmation from the American Medical Association (AMA) of...

CircuLite Synenery Circulatory Support System VAD
News | September 12, 2012

CircuLite Inc. announced that it has received CE Marking approval for the Synergy Circulatory Support System, a...

Abiomed Impella CP VAD
Technology | September 11, 2012

September 11, 2012 -- Abiomed Inc. announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug...

The Abiomed Impella heart pump

The Impella percutaneous left ventricular assist devices (pLVAD) is an emerging option for partial or total circulatory support. In several randomized, controlled trials, pLVAD therapy demonstrated a better hemodynamic profile compared to IABP, although this did not translate into improved 30-day survival with use of pLVAD therapy.

Feature | September 11, 2012

September 11, 2012 — Primary results from an ongoing trial by Maquet Cardiovascular using...

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