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*  Intra-aortic balloon pump
Cardiogenic shock Ventricular assist device "Intra-aortic Balloon Pump". Texas Heart Institute. Intensive Care Medicine ... The device and the balloons were then developed for commercial use between 1967 and 1969 heart surgery by William Rassman, M.D ... The intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP) is a mechanical device that increases myocardial oxygen perfusion while at the same time ... The first publication of intra-aortic balloon counter-pulsation appeared in the American Heart Journal of May 1962; 63: 669-675 ...
*  Pump thrombosis
"Device thrombosis in HeartMate II continuous-flow left ventricular assist devices: a multifactorial phenomenon". J Heart Lung ... Typically, the device is an implanted blood pump such as a Left ventricular assist device. The malfunction is a blockage in the ... Not all ventricular assist devices (VADs) are fully biocompatible, thus device thrombosis has always been a significant ... analysis of pump thrombosis in the HeartMate II left ventricular assist device". J Heart Lung Transplant. 33: 12-22. doi: ...
*  AbioCor
"Heart Assist Devices - AbioCor Implantable". Texas Heart Institute. Retrieved 15 March 2016. "Product Details". AbioMed. 2007. ... Though the device was initially rejected by FDA Circulatory System Devices Panel in 2005 for Humanitarian Device Exemption (HDE ... "Tom Christerson, World's Second Artificial Heart Patient, Passes Away February 7, 2003". The Implantable Artificial Heart ... "The Heart is Just a Pump: Inside the 50-year quest to build a mechanical organ". The Verge. Vox Media, Inc. Retrieved 15 March ...
*  ReliantHeart Inc.
"World's first new DeBakey heart assist device implanted successfully". The Free Library. Retrieved 16 February 2015. " ... "Heidelberg cardiac surgeons implant world's first new DeBakey Heart Assist Device". EurekAlert. Retrieved 16 February 2015. " ... Walker, Chris (13 November 2013). "ReliantHeart expands CE Mark for HeartAssist5 ventricular assist device". Mass Device. ... which are used to assist circulation for failing hearts. The original VAD was developed by David Saucier, a heart transplant ...
*  M. Stephen Heilman
VASCOR has explored several potential heart assist methods, including devices that would push on the outside surface of a ... The TETS eliminates driveline infections, a common adverse event experience with existing heart assist devices. The TETS ... and heart assist devices. His first inventions, a flow controlled angiographic injector and pressure tolerant disposable ... VASCOR has settled on a unique method for using a failsafe counter-pulsation heart assist device powered by a transcutaneous ...
*  Domingo Liotta
Dr Liotta is still actively working in research and development of new models of heart assist devices, and spending time with ... The device had not been successful in animal experiments, and while the patient had the artificial heart in place he developed ... Assisted Circulation for Chronic Heart Failure, International Society for Artificial Organs (ISAO), U.S. 2005: Decoration, ... 1963 (July 19): Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) in a patient in cardiogenic shock postcardiotomy, Domingo Liotta and E. ...
*  William F. Bernhard
... for several days with the left ventricular heart assist device Ventricular Assist Device before being weaned off the device. In ... His work changed the development of research into heart assist devices when the Nation Heart Lung and Blood Institute was ... left ventricular assist device and the pneumatic implantable device which became the Heartmate device for end-stage heart ... Boston Children's Hospital as one of the principal clinical investigators of the development of temporary heart assist devices ...
*  Destination therapy
Ventricular assist devices require open-heart surgery for implantation. An incision is made through the breastbone to expose ... The term usually refers to ventricular assist devices or mechanical circulatory support to keep the existing heart going, not ... Baldwin, Timothy (2005-04-30). "Next Generation Ventricular Assist Devices for Destination Therapy". National Heart Blood and ... long-term implantation of left ventricular assist devices with optimal medical management for patients with end-stage heart ...
*  Charles Parks Richardson
The company's medical technology focuses on total heart replacement and ventricular assist devices. Richardson co-founded ... One of TransWorld Heart Corp.'s inventions is the Soul Mate. This product is an implantable device that can replace routine ... between Cleveland Clinic and TransWorld Med to develop mechanical cardiac circulatory assist devices and artificial hearts. ... post-transplant heart biopsies. The Soul Mate was the first device to offer remote monitoring of congestive heat failure and ...
*  Victor Chang
... "was an original thinker and saw the need for research and the development of heart assist devices and, not least, he is known ... "The heart of the matter". Wordpress. Stephanie Bull (1991-06-07). "In the Herald: July 6, 1991 - Blackmailers kill heart ... Between 1984 and 1990, Chang's unit performed over 197 heart transplants and 14 heart-lung transplants. The unit had a high ... Vincent's Heart Valves, which were widely implanted throughout Asia. Chang and his team also made significant progress on the ...
*  List of MeSH codes (E07)
... heart, artificial MeSH E07.858.082.374.300 --- heart-assist devices MeSH E07.858.082.458 --- heart-lung machine MeSH E07.858. ... heart, artificial MeSH E07.695.300.300 --- heart-assist devices MeSH E07.695.310 --- heart valve prosthesis MeSH E07.695.340 ... ear protective devices MeSH E07.700.260 --- eye protective devices MeSH E07.700.380 --- head protective devices MeSH E07.700. ... intrauterine devices, copper MeSH E07.190.270 --- contraceptive devices, male MeSH E07.190.270.150 --- condoms MeSH E07.206.250 ...
*  List of MeSH codes (E04)
... heart-assist devices MeSH E04.062.249 --- gastric bypass MeSH E04.062.750 --- gastroplasty MeSH E04.062.875 --- jejunoileal ... heart massage MeSH E04.100.376.475 --- heart transplantation MeSH E04.100.376.475.450 --- heart-lung transplantation MeSH ... heart massage MeSH E04.928.220.390 --- heart transplantation MeSH E04.928.220.390.450 --- heart-lung transplantation MeSH ... heart arrest, induced MeSH E04.100.376.374.500 --- circulatory arrest, deep hypothermia induced MeSH E04.100.376.410 --- heart ...
*  Charles Fraser (surgeon)
... ventricular assist device trial to assess the safety and benefit of the Berlin Heart Pediatric EXCOR ventricular assist device ... Texas Children's Hospital implants first MicroMed/DeBakey child ventricular assist device "Berlin Heart Inc. EXCOR Pediatric ... Fraser's heart failure team implanted the first total artificial heart at a children's hospital. 1999 University of Texas ... Fraser implanted the world's first pediatric Ventricular Assist Device. In 2005, he performed the first successful pediatric ...
*  Berlin Heart
... GmbH. Abgerufen am 25. Juni 2015. The 1,500th child supported by the Berlin Heart ventricular assist device has ... Berlin Heart GmbH is a German company that develops, produces and markets ventricular assist devices (VADs). The devices ... 1000th child to be supported with the Berlin Heart ventricular assist device. Berlin Heart GmbH. Abgerufen am 25. Juni 2015. ... Berlin Heart VAD. Texas Children's Heart Center. Abgerufen am 25. Juni 2015. Berlin Heart - History. Berlin Heart GmbH. ...
*  Robert Jarvik
Jarvik then founded JARVIK Heart, Inc., and began work to create the Jarvik 2000, a lifetime ventricular assist device.[ ... axial-flow left ventricular assist device: the Jarvik 2000 Heart". Ann. Thorac. Surg. 71 (3 Suppl) (published Mar 2001). pp. ... Jarvik Heart Official website. Google Patents link to Winchell Patent for Artificial Heart Pfizer Launches New Lipitor Effort ... Kolff assigned Jarvik to design a new heart that would overcome the problems of the Kwan-Gett heart, eventually culminating ...
*  Paolo Brenner
Vergleich der mechanischen Kreislaufunterst√ľtzungssysteme MEDOS-HIA und Berlin Heart Excor als ventrikul√§rer Assist- devices ... Novel research focuses and interests of Brenner are miniaturized artificial hearts in heart valves (in cooperation with Robert ... Influence of ischemic time on hyperacute xenograft rejection of pig hearts in a working heart perfusion model with human blood ... for his presentation Influence of ischemic time on hyperacute xenograft rejection of pig hearts in a working heart perfusion ...
*  Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health
The Berlin Heart is a ventricular assist device used to treat difficult cardiac problems. That year Riley surgeons started ... In 2002, the Riley Heart Center for children with heart defects opened. Also in that year, the hospital was authorized to ... After helping children hear, the hospital was the first to achieve a successful heart-lung bypass surgery, also called an ECMO ... Riley also received special authorization for the usage of the Berlin Heart in that year. ...
*  Schistocyte
Leaky prosthetic heart valves and other cardiac assisted devices can lead to microangiopathic hemolytic anemia, ... They are frequently a consequence of mechanical artificial heart valves and hemolytic uremic syndrome, thrombotic ...
*  Almaz Sharman
... of the National Center for Cardiac Surgery where the doctors have performed implantations of heart Ventricular assist devices, ... "Medical Device - Medical Technology and Services Company , Medtronic". www.medtronic.com. Retrieved 2016-03-29. "SYMPTOMASTER ... Heart transplantation and other technologies. In April 2010 Dr. Sharman was appointed Vice-President of the Nazarbayev ...
*  Heart failure
A ventricular assist device or occasionally a heart transplant may be recommended in those with severe disease despite all ... Jan 2014). "New devices in heart failure: an European Heart Rhythm Association report: developed by the European Heart Rhythm ... left heart failure versus right heart failure). Right heart failure compromises pulmonary flow to the lungs. Left heart failure ... heart failure/systemic hypertension, heart failure/pulmonary hypertension, heart failure/diabetes, heart failure/kidney failure ...
*  Stollery Children's Hospital
It is also a major North American referral centre for the ventricular assist device known as the Berlin Heart. The board is ... The Stollery was the first hospital in Canada to perform open heart surgery and deliver a baby at the same time, and the first ... After about 90 minutes doctors were able to get her heart operating again; in total she had spent about two hours clinically ... The Stollery was the first hospital in Western Canada to have the ECMO device, a pediatric thrombosis program, replace a valve ...
*  Thoratec
... and eventually also ventricular assist devices (VADs), heart-pump devices for people suffering from congestive heart failure. ... PVAD (Paracorporeal Ventricular Assist Device). The Thoratec PVAD is an external, pulsatile, ventricular assist device, FDA- ... "Outcomes in Advanced Heart Failure Patients With Left Ventricular Assist Devices for Destination Therapy". Circulation: Heart ... The HeartMate II is a continuous-flow left ventricular assist device (LVAD) implanted alongside a patient's native heart with ...
*  Heart transplantation
The Adrian Kantrowitz Papers, Replacing Hearts: Left Ventricle Assist Devices and Transplants, 1960-1970, National Institutes ... Fortis Centre for Heart Failure & Transplat in India Official Heart Transplant Museum - Heart Of Cape Town Photograph of first ... may be candidates for an artificial heart or a left ventricular assist device (LVAD). Post-operative complications include ... Heart transplantation is not considered to be a cure for heart disease, but a life-saving treatment intended to improve the ...
*  Christiaan Barnard
The Adrian Kantrowitz Papers, Replacing Hearts: Left Ventricle Assist Devices and Transplants, 1960-1970, National Institutes ... HHT [Heterotopic Heart Transplantation] involves transplanting the donor heart without removing the recipient heart, ... in which the patient's diseased heart is left in place while the donor heart is added, essentially forming a "double heart". ... Christiaan Neethling Barnard 40th anniversary of first human heart transplant Official Heart Transplant Museum - Heart Of Cape ...
*  Adrian Kantrowitz
The Adrian Kantrowitz Papers, Replacing Hearts: Left Ventricle Assist Devices and Transplants, 1960-1970, National Institutes ... The device was first used in August 1967 to save the life of a 45-year-old woman who was having a heart attack. The device ... "Assist for an Ailing Heart", Time (magazine), August 23, 1971. Accessed November 19, 2008. First U.S. Human-to-Human Heart ... the device inflated the balloon with helium gas when the heart relaxed and deflated it when the heart pumped blood. The pump ...
*  St. Mary's Medical Center (San Francisco)
2005 The X -Stop device is approved by the FDA. Drs. James Zucherman and Ken Hsu of St. Mary's Spine Center's invented the X- ... Mary's Western Heart Institute opens, bringing together the best diagnosticians, surgeons and rehabilitation experts. Surgeons ... Mary's Volunteers and Auxiliary are formed, focusing on donating time and energy to assist patients as well as raising funds ... Stop device to treat patients with spinal stenosis, a painful condition in which enlarged spine nerves pinch nearby nerves. ...
*  Artificial heart
... on YouTube Artificial hearts and heart assist devices currently in use Artificial heart a medical marvel - ... An artificial heart is a device that replaces the heart. Artificial hearts are typically used to bridge the time to heart ... An artificial heart is distinct from a ventricular assist device (VAD) designed to support a failing heart. It is also distinct ... FDA APPROVES TWO PORTABLE HEART-ASSIST DEVICES at FDA.gov An Artificial Heart That Doesn't Beat at TechnologyReview.com " ...