Latest Ventricular assist device Stories
FRAMINGHAM, Mass., June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HeartWare International, Inc.
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.
FRAMINGHAM, Mass., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HeartWare International, Inc.
FRAMINGHAM, Mass., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HeartWare International, Inc.
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
Heart Failure Remains an Area of Focus for Physicians, Facilities and Manufacturers, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision
When All Other Treatments Fail, the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart Can Save the Sickest of the Sick.
FRAMINGHAM, Mass., May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HeartWare International, Inc.
On April 29, the FDA announced the recall (class I) of Heartware Ventricular Assist System as the locking mechanism of pump driveline connector may fail to engage.
FRAMINGHAM, Mass., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HeartWare International, Inc.
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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