Intra-Aortic Balloon Pumps (IABP)

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for intra-aortic balloon pumps (IABP). IABPs are a type of hemodynamic support device that is inserted into the aorta to help the heart pump blood.

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 intra-aortic balloon catheter kits...
IABP, peer review, Maquet, Journal of Invasive Cardiology
Feature | June 01, 2015
June 1, 2015 — Maquet Getinge Group announced the publication of a manuscript describing the exploration of the...
intraaortic balloon pumps, IABP, ventricular assist devices, VAD, cost effective
News | April 09, 2015
April 9, 2015 — Maquet Cardiovascular USA announced publication of a manuscript comparing the clinical and economic...
IABP, Datascope, Maquet, FDA recall
Feature | May 12, 2014
May 12, 2014 — Datascope Corp./Maquet initiated a voluntary worldwide field correction of some of its intra-aortic...
PVAD, percutaneous VAD, hemodynamic support, aortix

Procyrion Aortix is a catheter-deployed pVAD intended for long-term use in the treatment of chronic heart failure.

Feature | March 18, 2014 | Dave Fornell
Percutaneous ventricular assist (pVAD) devices offer more hemodynamic support than the 40-year-old gold standard of...
News | October 01, 2013
October 1, 2013 — Sunshine Heart Inc. has launched a website dedicated to providing information to patients suffering...

Abiomed introduced the Impella CP (Cardiac Power) pVAD in 2012, which delivers up to 4 lpm of flow.

Feature | May 13, 2013 | Dave Fornell
Since the 1970s, intra-aortic balloon pumps (IABPs) have been the gold standard of minimally invasive hemodynamic...
Blog | December 07, 2012
Two key news items in September made me think about the future direction of hemodynamic support, and that intra-aortic...
Feature | December 07, 2012 | Dave Fornell
Two key news items in September made me think about the future direction of hemodynamic support, and that intra-aortic...
FDA Intra-Aortic Balloon Pumps
Feature | November 08, 2012
November 8, 2012 — A U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory committee is meeting Dec. 5 to discuss how to...
Maquet Sensational Plus IABP
Technology | October 30, 2012
October 30, 2012 — Maquet Cardiovascular received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and...
The Abiomed Impella heart pump

The Impella percutaneous left ventricular assist devices (pLVAD) is an emerging option for partial or total circulatory support. In several randomized, controlled trials, pLVAD therapy demonstrated a better hemodynamic profile compared to IABP, although this did not translate into improved 30-day survival with use of pLVAD therapy.

Feature | September 11, 2012
September 11, 2012 — Primary results from an ongoing trial by Maquet Cardiovascular using intra-aortic balloon pumps (...
Intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP) might help Therapy Aids Cardiogenic Shock Patients
News | Cardiogenic Shock | September 10, 2012
September 10, 2012 — Maquet Cardiovascular LLC announced 30-day results from the large, randomized, multicenter intra-...
Technology | May 16, 2012
May 16, 2012 — Maquet Cardiovascular LLC announced this week that it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food...
News | March 26, 2012
March 26, 2012 — Maquet announced positive long-term mortality results from the Balloon Pump-Assisted Coronary...