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2009-09-10 08:09:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. World Ventricular Assist Devices Market http://www.reportlinker.com/p0109889/World-Ventricular-Assist-Devices-Market.html This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Ventricular Assist Devices in Millions of US$. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Europe, and Rest of World. Annual forecasts are provided for the period of 2006...

2009-06-25 10:58:44

An official with Massachusetts headquartered Abiomed Inc. says the company's new artificial heart has been successfully implanted in a patient. Abiomed chief executive Michael R. Minogue said the first commercial implantation of the AbioCor device took place at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, N.J., The Boston Globe said Thursday. It's a great milestone for the company, Minogue said of the June 15 procedure. The AbioCor was approved for commercial use by the U.S. Food...

2008-10-31 12:00:32

Abiomed, Inc. (NASDAQ: ABMD) announced today that on Monday, November 10, 2008, the Company will release second fiscal quarter 2009 results. The Company will host a conference call to discuss the results on Monday, November 10, 2008, at 8:00 a.m. ET. Michael R. Minogue, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President will host the conference call. To listen to the call live, please tune into the webcast via http://investor.abiomed.com or dial 800.510.9661; the international number is...

2008-10-09 00:00:39

-- Investor and Analyst Meeting on October 13 from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. -- Customer Symposium Featuring Leading Clinician Presentations on October 13 from 7:00 - 9:30 p.m. -- Daily Live Broadcasts of Impella Procedures Abiomed Aimee Maillett, 978-646-1553 Public Relations Specialist amaillett@abiomed.com Abiomed Inc. (NASDAQ: ABMD) today announced its schedule of events at the Cardiovascular Research Foundation's (CRF) annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT)...

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2010-10-14 16:46:25

The artificial heart, a mechanical heart replacement, is typically used in order to bridge the time to heart transplant or to replace the heart in case a transplant is impossible. Often ventricular assist devices are confused with mechanical hearts because the assist the heart through pumps. They are also different from a cardiopulmonary bypass machine which is an external device used to provide the function of the heart and lungs. CPBs are usually only used for a few hours at a time,...

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