News | January 02, 2008

Abiomed Honors Tufts-New England Medical Center for Heart Recovery

January 3, 2008 – Abiomed Inc. selected Tufts-New England Medical Center (Tufts-NEMC) as a “Center of Excellence” for its cardiac program, having achieved outstanding clinical outcomes with the recovery of the native heart.

As a Center of Excellence, Tufts-NEMC will share best practices related to VAD implantation and patient care with other hospitals and medical centers. This award is granted to top institutions in the country for achieving significant clinical outcomes and their focus on recovery of the native heart. Tufts-NEMC’s outcomes are among the best in the country.

“Center of Excellence designation further exemplifies our commitment to native heart recovery and the total wellbeing of our patients,” said Afshin Ehsan, M.D., Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Tufts-NEMC. “Tufts-New England Medical Center’s continued success in recovering patients’ hearts, evidenced by the recovered patients able to join us today, is due to the clinical excellence and dedication of our entire cardiac team.”

Tufts-NEMC has supported more than 20 patients with Abiomed technologies. In addition, as the only Abiomed training center in New England, Tufts-NEMC conducts ongoing certification training for other hospitals.

Abiomed is a provider of medical technologies that provide circulatory support to acute heart failure patients across the continuum of care in heart recovery, enabling the heart to rest, heal and recover by improving blood flow and/or performing the pumping of the heart.

For more information: www.tufts-nemc.org and www.abiomed.com

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