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 | January 27, 2012

January 27, 2012 — A miniature, battery-free, wireless, cardiac implant being developed by a University of Michigan...

On Nov. 8, 2011, SynCardia Total Artificial Heart patient Jack Miller became the first politician in the United States to be elected to office without a human heart. On election day, he was able to man the polls and interact with voters using the Freedom portable driver to power his Total Artificial Heart.

Feature | March 19, 2012

Jack Miller, 62, is probably the only politician in America who smiles when people call him “heartless.” Four months...

News | January 11, 2012

January 11, 2012 — HeartWare International, Inc. and Dualis MedTech GmbH, a subsidiary of AVRA Surgical, Inc.,...

Technology | December 19, 2011

December 19, 2011— Newborns, toddlers and teens who suffer from heart failure and need heart transplantation to...

News | November 18, 2011

November 18, 2011 —The Berlin Heart Group announced today that clinical trial data were presented this morning at...

Technology | November 11, 2011

November 11, 2011 — Maquet Cardiovascular announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance and CE...

News | November 09, 2011

November 9, 2011 – Abiomed, a provider of heart support technologies, announced results of an economic study at the...

News | November 08, 2011

November 8, 2011 – Abiomed, a provider of heart support technologies, announced results of an economic study at the...

News | October 17, 2011

October 17, 2011 — Maquet Cardiovascular announced it has signed a three-year, dual-source contract with Premier...

News | October 03, 2011

October 3, 2011 – Maquet Cardiovascular has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Atrium Medical Corp. for $680...

Technology | September 20, 2011

September 20, 2011 — Maquet Cardiovascular announced it has received both 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and...

News | September 08, 2011

September 8, 2011 – SynCardia Systems, manufacturer of the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart, announced...

Feature | September 01, 2011 | Hannah Hickey

September 1, 2011 – Mechanical pumps to give failing hearts a boost were originally developed as temporary measures...

News | August 29, 2011

August 29, 2011 — Recent data suggest post-operative outcomes of severe heart failure patients bridged short-term...

News | August 12, 2011

August 12, 2011 — SynCardia Systems Inc., manufacturer of the temporary Total Artificial Heart (TAH), said Aug. 2,...

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