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

Jordan Merecka (right), received a new heart Oct. 29, after 160 days with a Syncardia Total Artificial Heart.

News | March 05, 2012
March 5, 2012 — SynCardia Systems Inc., manufacturer of the world’s first and only U.S. Food and Drug Administration (...

The Jarvik 2000 heart includes the blood pump inside the natural heart (white arrow), the internal cable (blue arrow), the behind-the-ear connector (green arrow) the belt worn controller (yellow arrow), the belt worn battery (grey arrow), and the external cables (black).

Feature | February 28, 2012
February 27, 2012 – Jarvik Heart Inc. announced conditional U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of its...
News | February 23, 2012
Teleflex Inc. announced a new agreement with HealthTrust Purchasing Group L.P. (HealthTrust), for its Arrow intra-...
News | February 22, 2012
February 22, 2012 — HeartWare International Inc. announced that a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Circulatory...
News | February 16, 2012
February 16, 2012 — Few hospitals have as much experience with the Berlin Heart pediatric ventricular assist device (...
Symphony.

Symphony.

News | February 02, 2012
February 2, 2012 — Abiomed Inc. announced that initial clinical data from the safety study for Symphony was presented...
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 survive...
News | November 18, 2011
November 18, 2011 —The Berlin Heart Group announced today that clinical trial data were presented this morning at the “...
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...