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

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...
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 Percutaneous...
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 Left...
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 Future...
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 company’s...
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 a...
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 clinical...
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 left ventricular assist devices (...
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 caregivers...