Latest Ventricular assist device Stories

2014-06-06 08:25:15

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HeartWare International, Inc.

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.

2014-06-04 08:30:17

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HeartWare International, Inc.

2014-06-03 16:25:02

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HeartWare International, Inc.

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

2014-05-29 12:25:40

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

2014-05-20 04:21:05

When All Other Treatments Fail, the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart Can Save the Sickest of the Sick.

2014-05-09 08:26:52

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HeartWare International, Inc.

2014-05-03 23:03:05

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.

2014-05-01 08:34:23

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HeartWare International, Inc.

Latest Ventricular assist device Reference Libraries

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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