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

intraaortic balloon pumps, IABP, ventricular assist devices, VAD, cost effective
News | April 09, 2015
April 9, 2015 — Maquet Cardiovascular USA announced publication of a manuscript comparing the clinical and economic...
expert consensus, SCAI, ACC, HFSA, STS, heart pumps, MCS devices

The Abiomed Impella device

Feature | April 07, 2015
April 7, 2015 — An expert consensus statement released by four leading cardiovascular societies provides new guidance...
SynCardia, Total Artificial Heart, 50cc, FDA, investigational study
News | April 02, 2015
April 2, 2015 — SynCardia Systems Inc. has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval to conduct an...
Impella, FDA, high risk PCI, abiomed

Abiomed's Impella 2.5 now has an FDA indication for high-risk PCI.

Technology | March 25, 2015
March 24, 2015 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted pre-market approval (PMA) clearance for...
News | January 30, 2015
January 30, 2015 — SynCardia Systems Inc. has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval to conduct a...
Thoratec, HeartMate III, VAD, NewYork Presbyterian, trial, ventricular assist

HeartMate III image courtesy of Thoratec

News | January 27, 2015
January 27, 2015 — NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center is one of a select group of medical...
absorb, bioresorbable stents

Content that included bioresorbable stents were among some of the most popular stories in 2014. An image of Abbott's Absorb bioresorbable scaffold.

Feature | December 30, 2014 | Dave Fornell
DAIC readers chose the following stories as the most popular content in 2014, based on website analytics. The list is...
Hemodynamic support devices, Resuscitation Devices, Zoll Medical Corp.

Image courtesy of Advanced Circulatory Systems

News | December 30, 2014
December 30, 2014 — Zoll Medical Corp. announced that it will acquire Advanced Circulatory Systems Inc. Founded in 1997...
News | October 09, 2014
October 9, 2014 — CardiacAssist Inc. announced that the first Protek Duo veno-venous extracorporeal life support (VV...
Feature | October 08, 2014
September 16, 2014 – Clinical trial results by Recover Right revealed a survival rate of 73 percent in the total...
St. Vincent Implant Thoratec Corp. HeartMate III VAD
News | October 06, 2014
October 6, 2014 — St. Vincent Heart Center officials announced that the faith-based hospital is the second in the...
heartmate III, tohratec, heart failure, heart failure treatment

HeartMate III

News | September 29, 2014
September 29, 2014 – Thoratec Corporation announced that it has begun to enroll patients in the HeartMate III U.S....
VADs Gain Popularity Artificial Hearts Remain Ideal GlobalData
Feature | September 22, 2014
September 22, 2014 — Robert Littlefield, MSc, GlobalData's senior analyst covering Medical Devices, said: “Since the...
Technology | September 05, 2014
September 5, 2014 — CardiacAssist announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...
News | August 29, 2014
August 29, 2014 — CardiacAssist announced it has received a Class 2 medical device license from Health Canada for its...