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2014-07-21 16:26:19

PLEASANTON, Calif., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thoratec Corporation (NASDAQ: THOR), a world leader in device-based mechanical circulatory support therapies to save, support and restore failing hearts, today announced that it will report its operating results for the second quarter of fiscal year 2014 on Wednesday, August 6. The company will hold a conference call to discuss its financial results and operating activities, open to all interested parties, at 1:30 p.m., Pacific...

2014-07-17 08:30:20

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HeartWare International, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTWR) has scheduled a conference call to discuss its financial results for the three months ended June 30, 2014, at 8:00 a.m. U.S. Eastern Daylight Time on Thursday, July 31, 2014. The Company plans to release the financial results prior to the conference call. The conference call with management will discuss the Company's financial results, highlights from the second quarter and business outlook....

2014-07-02 16:24:45

PLEASANTON, Calif., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thoratec Corporation (NASDAQ: THOR), a world leader in device-based mechanical circulatory support therapies to save, support and restore failing hearts, said today that it has acquired Apica Cardiovascular Limited ("Apica") for an upfront cash payment of $35 million and potential future clinical and sales milestones of up to $40 million. As part of the agreement, the Apica team based at facilities in Ireland and the United States will...

2014-06-27 08:25:53

PLEASANTON, Calif., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thoratec Corporation (NASDAQ: THOR), a world leader in device-based mechanical circulatory support therapies to save, support and restore failing hearts, said today that its CE Mark Clinical Trial for HeartMate III(TM) commenced with the first patient implanted with this new device. "We are pleased to reach this significant clinical milestone with an important pipeline product," said Gary F. Burbach, President and Chief Executive...

2014-06-12 08:30:38

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HeartWare International, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTWR), a leading innovator of less invasive, miniaturized circulatory support technologies that are revolutionizing the treatment of advanced heart failure, today announced that CEO Doug Godshall is scheduled to present at the 2014 Wells Fargo Healthcare Conference at 4:40 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, June 17, 2014. The conference is being held June 17-18 at the InterContinental Boston. A live webcast of...

2014-06-06 08:25:15

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HeartWare International, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTWR), a leading innovator of less invasive, miniaturized circulatory support technologies that are revolutionizing the treatment of advanced heart failure, today announced that CEO Doug Godshall is scheduled to present at the Goldman Sachs 35(th) Annual Global Healthcare Conference at 10:00 a.m. PDT (1:00 p.m. EDT) on Thursday, June 12, 2014. The conference is being held June 10-12 at the Terranea...

2014-06-05 23:16:07

On April 1, the FDA announced that the previous recall of HeartMate II LVAS Pocket System Controller, by Thoratec Corporation, was classified as Class I. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on safety alerts for HeartMate II LVAS Pocket...

2014-06-04 08:30:17

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HeartWare International, Inc. (Nasdaq: HTWR) announced that on June 3, 2014 it received a warning letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) resulting from an inspection of the company's operations, development and manufacturing facility in Miami Lakes, Florida, conducted in January 2014. The FDA letter cites four categories for the company to address: procedures for validating device design, including device labeling;...

2014-06-03 16:25:02

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HeartWare International, Inc. (NASDAQ: HTWR), a leading innovator of less invasive, miniaturized circulatory support technologies that are revolutionizing the treatment of advanced heart failure, today announced that CEO Doug Godshall is scheduled to present at the William Blair & Company 34(th) Annual Growth Stock Conference at 4:10 p.m. CDT (5:10 p.m. EDT) on Tuesday, June 10, 2014. The conference is being held June 10-12 at the...

2014-06-03 08:32:48

PLEASANTON, Calif., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thoratec Corporation (NASDAQ: THOR), a world leader in device-based mechanical circulatory support therapies to save, support and restore failing hearts, said today it will be participating in three upcoming investor conferences. On Tuesday, June 10, the company will participate in the Goldman Sachs 35(th) Annual Global Healthcare Conference. Gary F. Burbach, President and Chief Executive Officer, will provide an update on the...


Latest Ventricular assist device Reference Libraries

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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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