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).

CardioKinetix, Parachute device, Heart Failure device therapy

The CardioKinetix Parachute device implant shown deployed in the left ventricle of a heart failure patient. The device helps remodel the ventricle to improve the heart's ability to pump blood more efficiently. 

Feature | Heart Failure | September 29, 2016 | Abha Mishra

New cardiovascular device therapies for atrial fibrillation (AF) and heart failure (HF) are rapidly evolving with...

SynCardia, Chapter 11 reorganization, sale, Total Artificial Heart
News | Artificial Heart | September 13, 2016

August 29, 2016 — SynCardia Systems, manufacturer of the...

Carmat, bioprosthetic artificial heart, PIVOTAL study, first implantation, heart failure
News | Artificial Heart | September 09, 2016

September 9, 2016 — Carmat announced that the first implantation of its bioprosthetic...

Carew Medical Wear, Rod Carew, undergarments, LVAD, HeartMate II, American Heart Association
News | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | August 11, 2016

August 11, 2016 — Carew Medical Wear Inc., a custom medical outfit company specializing in...

SynCardia acquired, Versa Capital Management, chapter 11
News | Cardiovascular Business | July 07, 2016

July 7, 2016 — SynCardia Systems Inc. announced that it has entered into an...

HeartWare, HVAD, batteries recall
News | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | July 05, 2016

July 5, 2016 — HeartWare Inc. announced a recall of the batteries used on the...

St. Jude Medical, HeartMate 3 LVAS, LVAD, CardioStim-EHRA Europace Innovation Award 2016
News | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | June 29, 2016

June 29, 2016 — St. Jude Medical Inc. recently announced the company received an Innovation Award for its HeartMate...

Feature | Cardiovascular Business | April 28, 2016 | Dave Fornell

 

April 28, 2016 — Abbott and St. Jude Medical Inc. announced a definitive agreement for Abbott to acquire St...

Abiomed, Impella, FDA approval, cardiogenic shock
Technology | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | April 11, 2016

April 11, 2016 — Abiomed Inc. announced that it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) pre-market...

SynCardia Total Artificial Heart, TAH-t, documentary, Retro Reports, The New York Times
News | Artificial Heart | March 24, 2016

March 24, 2016 — A new documentary produced by Retro Report for The New York Times looks at the history and modern...

Teleflex, Arrow IAB catheter, intra-aortic balloon pump, worldwide recall
News | Intra-Aortic Balloon Pumps (IABP) | March 11, 2016

March 11, 2016 — Teleflex Inc. announced the worldwide recall of Arrow International...

News | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | January 08, 2016

January 8, 2016 — XENiOS announced that its i-COR Synchronized Cardiac Assist system ...

Feature | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | December 28, 2015

December 28, 2015 — National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) in Taiwan and Duke University School of Medicine are...

MC3 Cardiopulmonary, acquisition, Terumo Cardiovascular Systems, new manufacturing facility, surgical cannula

Image courtesy of MC3 Cardiopulmonary

News | Cardiovascular Surgery | November 10, 2015

November 10, 2015 — MC3 Cardiopulmonary announced it has completed the acquisition and transfer of all assets...

Videos | TCT | November 05, 2015

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

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