Tag: heart pump


Abiomed enrols first subject in Impella heart pump trial

April 16, 2021


Abiomed has enrolled the first patient in the PROTECT IV trial, which aims to obtain the clinical evidence needed to get a Class I guideline recommendation for Impella heart pumps in high-risk percutaneous coronary intervention (HRPCI). The first patient was […]

Innovation, Medical Devices

New Wireless Heart Pump Makes No Contact with Blood

June 28, 2016

Via: Medgadget

Scientists at the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland have developed a completely new type of heart pump that does not make any contact with the blood that it’s augmenting. There’s a number of pumps on the market, […]