Learn more about ventricular assist devices and read some of the heart pump stories from Texas Heart Institute.
|In the news — November 17, 2011 |
Implanting Heart Pump to Limit Heart Muscle Damage after Heart Attack
Interventional cardiologists affiliated with THI at St. Luke's recently implanted the first two patients in the nation with a tiny heart pump in a feasibility trial to determine the pump's potential to limit damage to heart muscle following a STEMI (ST-elevation myocardial infarction). Read the full news release to learn about the FDA-approved trial and the first enrolled patients.
Which is better, Heart Mate II or HVAD? — response by Dr. William Cohn.
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