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.

Technology | October 14, 2009
Datascope’s CS100 Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump with IntelliSync offers one-button start up and it automatically adapts...
Technology | September 09, 2009
The Arrow AutoCAT 2 WAVE Interaotic balloon pump (IABP) System provides counterpulsation support to the most unstable...
News | July 24, 2009
July 24, 2009 – The 30-day survival improved in patients with acute myocardial infarction complicated by cardiogenic...

Abiomeds Impella 2.5 ventricular assist device draws blood from the left ventrical and pumps it into the aorta.

Feature | July 20, 2009 | Dave Fornell
There is growing interest in going beyond using ventricular assist devices (VADs) just for end-stage heart failure...
News | April 14, 2009
April 14, 2009 - The voluntary medical device recall initiated on Feb. 2, 2009 by Arrow International’s Cardiac Care...
News | February 12, 2009
February 12, 2009 - Researchers in The Netherlands say the standard of care of using intra-aortic balloon pumps (IABP...
Technology | October 19, 2008
At TCT 2008, Datascope Corp. highlighted its Sensation 7 Fr. inter-aortic balloon catheter and the CS300 IABP with...
News | October 08, 2008
October 9, 2008 - Datascope Corp. said today it will sponsor a 300-patient, randomized clinical trial in high-risk...
News | September 30, 2008
October 1, 2008 - Abiomed Inc. recently completed shipment of its Impella 2.5 Cardiac Assist Device to its 100th U.S....
Technology | August 28, 2008
The Cancion System is a heart failure treatment that makes use of Orqis Medical’s continuous aortic flow augmentation (...
News | June 01, 2008
June 2, 2008 - Abiomed Inc. received 510(k) clearance from FDA for Impella 2.5 Device Cardiac Assist Device, allowing...
News | December 18, 2007
December 19, 2007 - Abiomed Inc. today announced that it has received approval from the FDA for U.S. commercial...
News | July 22, 2007
July 23, 2007 - Teleflex Inc., a global supplier of disposable medical products used in critical care, specialty...

Top panel: ECG (green) Middle panel: FiberOptix Sensor arterial pressure (blue) fluid-filled arterial pressure (red) Bottom panel: balloon pressure waveform (blue)

Case Study | July 15, 2007
Maintaining a continuous, accurate arterial pressure (AP) signal in the presence of electrosurgical interference is...
Technology | March 22, 2007
The intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP) is an minimally invasive technology designed to enhance blood flow to the heart...