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

Videos | Hemodynamic Support Devices | January 09, 2020
Richard Botto, CVT, RCSA, chief cardiovascular technologist, division of cardiology, cardiac cath lab, and Melissa...
Abbott announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of a new alternative surgical technique for Abbott's HeartMate 3 heart pump that will allow more advanced heart failure patients to avoid open heart surgery. The new, less invasive approach is designed to provide surgeons a choice in surgical method for patients receiving the HeartMate 3 Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD).
News | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | January 07, 2020
January 7, 2020 — Abbott announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of a new alternative surgical...
The Philips Lumify hand-held ultrasound technology is an important component of the mobile ECMO unit. Members of the ECMO team use Lumify for real-time visual guidance when inserting tubes in veins and arteries in a process called ECMO cannulation. #RSNA2019 #RSNA19 #POCUS

The Philips Lumify hand-held ultrasound technology is an important component of the mobile ECMO unit. Members of the ECMO team use Lumify for real-time visual guidance when inserting tubes in veins and arteries in a process called ECMO cannulation. 

Feature | Ultrasound Imaging | November 26, 2019
November 26, 2019 — Physicians from the University of New Mexico (UNM) and local emergency responders recently treated...
Since Maquet/Datascope first recalled all of its  intra-aortic balloon pumps (IABP) due to reports of the batteries failing in November 2018, a year later the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said its has received more than 60 additional medical device reports related to this issue. These included two patient deaths and one serious patient injury.
News | November 19, 2019
November 19, 2019 — Since Maquet/Datascope first recalled all of its  intra-aortic balloon pumps (IABP) due to reports...
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News | Hemodynamic Support Devices | November 04, 2019
November 4, 2019 — Abbott is recalling its CentriMag Acute Circulatory Support System due to a calibration system error...
The new Impella clinical data is detailed in this chart was presented at an October 2019 meeting in Detroit for the management of patients in cardiogenic shock, led by the National Cardiogenic Shock Initiative (NCSI) Study principal investigators. Impella survival rates. Impella RP survival.

The new Impella clinical data is detailed in this chart was presented at an October 2019 meeting in Detroit for the management of patients in cardiogenic shock, led by the National Cardiogenic Shock Initiative (NCSI) Study principal investigators. 

 

News | Hemodynamic Support Devices | October 28, 2019
October 28, 2019 — Nearly two years of real-world outcomes data on Abiomed’s Impella RP heart pump shows that when...
Videos | Hemodynamic Support Devices | October 16, 2019
Jeffrey J. Popma, M.D., director of interventional cardiology clinical services at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center...
Videos | Cardiogenic Shock | October 08, 2019
William O’Neill, M.D., medical director of the Center for Structural Heart Disease at Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit,...
Abiomed Receives FDA PMA Approval for Impella 5.5 With SmartAssist
Technology | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | September 27, 2019
September 27, 2019 — Abiomed’s newest heart pump, the Impella 5.5 with SmartAssist, has received U.S. Food and Drug...
Videos | Hemodynamic Support Devices | September 22, 2019
There was a 77 percent increase in survival in cardiogenic shock patients treated using a new protocol in the National...
CorWave Presents First Successful In Vivo 60-day Study of Neptune LVAD
News | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | September 12, 2019
September 12, 2019 — CorWave announced successful completion of its first 60-day preclinical study to evaluate its...
Videos | Hemodynamic Support Devices | September 12, 2019
A discussion with William O'Neill, M.D., director of the structural heart program, Henry Ford Hospital, and Michele...
Experts Caution Against Catch-all Assumptions About LVADs and Mitral Regurgitation

Paul Tang, M.D., Ph.D., a cardiac surgeon at Michigan Medicine’s Frankel Cardiovascular Center in the OR. Image courtesy of Michigan Medicine.

News | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | August 20, 2019
August 20, 2019 — Left ventricular assist devices (LVADs) have been shown to help leaky mitral valves that create...
In July, the biggest news item was Datascope initiating a Class I recalled of its intra-aortic balloon pumps due to potential battery failure.  Most Popular Cardiology Technology Content in July 2019

In July, the biggest news item was Datascope initiating a Class I recalled of its intra-aortic balloon pumps due to potential battery failure. 

 

Feature | August 02, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor
August 2, 2019 — Here is the list of the most popular content on the Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (DAIC) ...
Procyrion Receives FDA Breakthrough Device Designation for Aortix System
Technology | Heart Failure | July 30, 2019
July 30, 2019 – Procyrion Inc. secured Breakthrough Device designation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...