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).

Videos | TCT | November 05, 2015

DAIC Editor Dave Fornell offers his choices for the most innovative new interventional cardiovascular technologies...

Miracor, PiCSO Impulse System, TCT 2015, cardioprotection during PCI, acute myocardial infarction
News | Hemodynamic Support Devices | November 02, 2015

November 2, 2015 — Miracor Medical Systems GmbH announced that its PiCSO system was highlighted during the 2015...

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News | Hemodynamic Support Devices | October 30, 2015

October 30, 2015 — Results from the SHIELD I (Coronary InterventionS in HIgh-Risk PatiEnts Using a Novel...

Videos | Heart Failure | October 30, 2015

Manesh Patel, M.D., associate professor of medicine, and director of interventional cardiology and the cath labs at...

St. Jude Medical, HeartMate 3 LVAD System, CE Mark approval, left ventricular assist device

Image courtesy of St. Jude Medical

News | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | October 28, 2015

October 28, 2015 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced the company has received CE Mark approval for the HeartMate 3 ...

Aortix device, TCT, Interventional Innovation Shark Tank Competition, catheter-based circulatory heart pump

Image courtesy of Procyrion

News | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | October 06, 2015

October 6, 2015 — The novel Aortix device has earned a spot among the diagnostic and therapeutic modalities accepted...

Procyrion, Aortix device, grand prize, Create the Future Design Contest

Aortix device image courtesy of Procyrion Inc.

News | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | October 05, 2015

October 5, 2015 — Procyrion Inc. of Houston has been awarded the grand prize of $20,000 in the 2015 "Create the...

Freedom Driver, SynCardia, recall, Total Artificial Heart, TAH-t, part failure

Freedom Driver attached to Total Artificial Heart. Image courtesy of SynCardia.

News | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | September 18, 2015

September 18, 2015 — SynCardia Systems initiated a Class I recall of the Freedom Driver Systems used with the...

Thoratec, HeartMate II LVAS, Urgent Device Correction Letter, Pocket System Controller, backup battery
News | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | September 16, 2015

September 16, 2015 — Thoratec Corp. issued a voluntary Urgent Medical Device Correction Letter to all hospitals who...

Maquet, extracorporeal life support, ECLS, cardiogenic shock, bridge-to-life, PLS system

PLS system image courtesy of Maquet

News | ECMO Systems | September 08, 2015

September 8, 2015 — In a new study reported in The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, researchers found...

HeartWare, ENDURANCE2 trial, destination therapy, HVAS, HeartWare Ventricular Assist System
News | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | August 11, 2015

August 11, 2015 — HeartWare International Inc. announced that enrollment in the ENDURANCE2 destination therapy...

Mayo Clinic, LVAD, study, heart failure, restrictive cardiomyopathy, RCM

Thoratec HeartMate II image courtesy of Thoratec

News | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | August 07, 2015

August 7, 2015 — Mayo Clinic is announcing results of a study on the effectiveness of...

FDA, warning, LVADs, left ventricular assist devices, Thoratec, HeartMate II, HeartWare, HVAD
News | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | August 06, 2015

August 6, 2015 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is alerting healthcare providers, patients and...

HeartWare, ventricular assist device, HeartWare VAD, recall, update
News | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | August 05, 2015

August 5, 2015 — HeartWare expanded the Class I recall of its ventricular assist device in mid-June due to concerns...

LVADs, heart failure patients, echocardiography, ASE, recommendations, guideline
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | August 04, 2015

August 4, 2015 — Over the past several years, advanced...

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