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

Abbott Receives FDA Approval for HeartMate 3 Left Ventricular Assist System
Technology | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | August 29, 2017
August 29, 2017 — Abbott announced it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for its Full MagLev...
Videos | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | July 19, 2017
This video educational session, provided in partnership with the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE), is titled...
Pre-PCI Impella 2.5 Insertion Improves Survival in Left Main Coronary Artery Heart Attacks
News | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | June 30, 2017
June 30, 2017 — Abiomed Inc. announced the recent publication of a peer-reviewed retrospective study on hemodynamic...
Italian Boy Becomes Youngest Patient Bridged to Transplant With SynCardia Total Artificial Heart

Andrei, 12, is the world’s youngest patient to be bridged to transplant with the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart. He is pictured after his heart transplant with his surgeon, Antonio Amodeo, M.D., at Bambino Gesù Children’s Hospital in Rome, Italy. Photo courtesy of Business Wire.

News | Congenital Heart | June 22, 2017
June 22, 2017 — A 12-year-old boy at Bambino Gesù Children’s Hospital in Rome, Italy, has become the world’s youngest...
IABP recall for Maquet, Datascope intra-aortic balloon pump CS100 and CS300

The Datascope CS300 IABP console.

News | Hemodynamic Support Devices | June 20, 2017
June 20, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said Maquet/Datascope is voluntarily performing a worldwide...
Abiomed Impella CP pVAD, third-generation CP
Technology | Hemodynamic Support Devices | June 12, 2017
June 12, 2017 — Abiomed Inc. recently released its third-generation Impella CP heart pump at the 2017 meeting of the...
tandemLife Tandemheart priming tray cleared by FDA
Technology | Hemodynamic Support Devices | June 12, 2017
June 12, 2017 — TandemLife began its commercial launch of the TandemLife Priming Tray, a new product designed to...
Videos | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | May 26, 2017
This video, provided in partnership with the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE), is titled "Intraoperative...
Impella CP study to investigate door to left ventricular unloading time
News | May 09, 2017
May 9, 2017 — The first patient has been enrolled in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved prospective...
Heartware HVAD recall for its ventricular assist device from Medtronic
Feature | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | May 05, 2017
May 5, 2017 — Medtronic Mechanical Circulatory Support is expanding its recall of its HeartWare Ventricular Assist...
FDA Clears Teleflex Arrow AC3 Optimus Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump (IABP)
Technology | Intra-Aortic Balloon Pumps (IABP) | May 02, 2017
May 2, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted 510(k) clearance for the Teleflex Inc. AC3 Optimus...
the Impella pVAD improves survival, mortality in AMI heart attack with cardiogenic shock

Early use of the Impella percutaneous ventricular assist device prior to angioplasty may significantly improve survival for patients in cardiogenic shock.

Feature | Hemodynamic Support Devices | April 28, 2017 | Dave Fornell
Recent clinical study data presented at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) 2017 meeting show new treatment...
Videos | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | April 14, 2017
A discussion with William O'Neill, M.D., FACC, FSCAI, medical director of the Center for Structural Heart Disease at...
Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit Cardiogenic Shock Initiative, Impella pump, ACC.17 clinical study
News | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | April 03, 2017
April 3, 2017 — Hospitals can dramatically increase heart attack survival rates in patients suffering cardiogenic shock...
heart-lung machine, ECMO, levosimendan, heart failure drug, cardiovascular surgery outcomes, ACC.17 study
News | Pharmaceuticals | March 28, 2017
March 28, 2017 — When used as a preventive measure during heart surgery, the heart failure drug levosimendan did not...