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.

News | February 23, 2012
Teleflex Inc. announced a new agreement with HealthTrust Purchasing Group L.P. (HealthTrust), for its Arrow intra-...
Technology | November 11, 2011
November 11, 2011 — Maquet Cardiovascular announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance and CE...
News | October 17, 2011
October 17, 2011 — Maquet Cardiovascular announced it has signed a three-year, dual-source contract with Premier...
News | October 03, 2011
October 3, 2011 – Maquet Cardiovascular has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Atrium Medical Corp. for $680...
Technology | September 20, 2011
September 20, 2011 — Maquet Cardiovascular announced it has received both 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug...
News | August 29, 2011
August 29, 2011 — Recent data suggest post-operative outcomes of severe heart failure patients bridged short-term...
Maquet Datascope CS300 Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump

Maquet Datascope CS300 Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump

Technology | June 15, 2011
  June 15, 2011 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said Maquet Datascope Corp. has issued a class I recall...
News | June 14, 2011
June 14, 2011 – An initial animal study of a next-generation cardiac assist device for heart failure patients using a...
News | May 11, 2011
May 11, 2011 – The Impella percutaneously deployed ventricular assist device showed an overall average hospital charge...
Feature | April 08, 2011 | Dave Fornell
April 8, 2011 — A transcatheter ventricular assist device performed better than intra-aortic balloon pumps (IABP), with...
News | January 03, 2011
January 3, 2011 – Arrow International, a division of Teleflex Medical, issued a class I recall, advising customers to...
News | December 07, 2010
December 7, 2010 – A study comparing a transcatheter ventricular assist device (VAD) to intra-aortic balloon pumps (...

Maquet recently introduced a 50 cc balloon for its IABP system.

Feature | February 26, 2010 | Dave Fornell
The intra-aortic balloon pumps (IABPs) have been the gold standard for minimally invasive circulatory support for 40...

The TandemHeart system takes oxygenated blood from the left atrium using a pump strapped to the patients thigh and flows it into the femoral artery. The device requires a 17 Fr. transseptal puncture.

Feature | November 18, 2009 | Dave Fornell
Intra-aortic balloon pumps (IABPs), introduced in the 1970s, have been considered the standard of care for short-term...
Technology | October 22, 2009
October 22, 2009 – MAQUET Cardiovascular LLC said today it received European CE mark for the company's MEGA 8 Fr. 50 cc...