Navigation Links
Terumo Heart Obtains IRB Approval from the University of Michigan to Initiate DuraHeart(TM) Left Ventricular Assist System U.S. Pivotal Trial
Date:6/25/2008

ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Terumo Heart, Inc. announced today approval from the Institutional Review Board (IRB) at the University of Michigan to move forward with the DuraHeart(TM) Left Ventricular Assist System (LVAS) U.S. Pivotal Trial for a Bridge-to-Transplant (BTT) indication. Francis Pagani, M.D., Ph.D., Director of the Adult Heart Transplantation and Artificial Devices Program at the University of Michigan, will serve as the National Co-Principal Investigator of the U.S. Pivotal Trial.

(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070227/CLTU043LOGO )

The University of Michigan IRB approval is the final step to initiate the DuraHeart LVAS U.S. Pivotal Trial following the completion of staff training and equipment delivery. The University of Michigan also serves as the primary training site for the U.S. Trial.

Chisato Nojiri, M.D., Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer for Terumo Heart, Inc., said, "With the IRB approval, DuraHeart LVAS will be the first third-generation centrifugal pump with magnetic levitation under investigation in the U.S. We look forward to working with Dr. Pagani and his team on the U.S. Pivotal Trial."

The DuraHeart LVAS Pivotal Trial is a multi-center, prospective, non-randomized study of 140 patients and will include up to 40 centers. Yoshifumi Naka, M.D., Ph.D., from Columbia Presbyterian Hospital in New York, will serve as the National Co-Principal Investigator with Dr. Pagani.

The DuraHeart LVAS is a third-generation circulatory support device intended to provide cardiac support for patients who are at risk of death due to end-stage left ventricular failure. It is currently the only CE marked implantable LVAS combining a centrifugal pump with magnetic levitation of the impeller, providing exceptional reliability and minimizing the potential for blood damage and thrombus. The DuraHeart LVAS is not av
'/>"/>

SOURCE Terumo Heart, Inc.
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine technology :

1. Terumo Heart to Announce Results of European Clinical Trial of DuraHeart(TM) LVAS at European Association of Cardiothoracic Surgeons Meeting in September
2. Terumo Heart Reports Summary of DuraHeart(TM) LVAS Clinical Trial Results
3. Terumo Heart Summarizes Results of DuraHeart(TM) LVAS Implants
4. Many Heart Attack Patients Dont Get Best Emergency Treatment
5. The Heart, Diabetes, And Weight Loss Centers of New York Introduce the New Science of Metabolic Diagnosis and Weight Management
6. American Heart Association Comment Saving Lives in Type 2 Diabetics: Could It Be as Easy as Lowering Blood Pressure?
7. WorldHeart Announces Further Milestone in Miniaturized Assist Pump Development
8. CellCyte Genetics Corp. Enters Collaborative Research Agreement With Cleveland Clinic Foundation to Qualify Stem Cell Delivery in Damaged Heart Tissue
9. Its Only Heartburn...or is it? Chronic Heartburn a Risk Factor for Precursor to Esophageal Cancer
10. Cleveland Clinic Study Shows the Diabetes Drug Pioglitazone Reduces Risk of Death, Heart Attack and Stroke, but Increases Risk of Heart Failure
11. Hypertension: Journal of the American Heart Association Rapid Access Reports: Hispanics Hypertension Better Controlled With Equal Access to Care
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/29/2014)... Pa. , Aug. 29, 2014  Unilife Corporation ... UNS) announced today that it intends to release its ... year ended June 30, 2014 after market trading ends ... has scheduled a conference call for 4:30 p.m. U.S. ... 2014 at 6:30 a.m. AEST), to review the Company,s financial ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... PASO ROBLES, Calif. , Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... launch of its new website design . The ... an overhaul that showcases the company,s new services and ... By implementing a new streamlined design, viewers can ... deliver metrics for health care practices and create a ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... , Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ –  ... PHG AEX: PHIA) today announced ... Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress 2014 ... range of its cardiology solutions serving clinicians and ... prevention and diagnosis, to treatment, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Unilife Corporation to Announce Financial Results for Fiscal Year 2014 Fourth Quarter and Year End on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 2PMDS Announces New Website 2Philips Spotlights New Cardiology Solutions and Unveils Ultrasound Technology at European Society of Cardiology Congress 2014 2Philips Spotlights New Cardiology Solutions and Unveils Ultrasound Technology at European Society of Cardiology Congress 2014 3Philips Spotlights New Cardiology Solutions and Unveils Ultrasound Technology at European Society of Cardiology Congress 2014 4Philips Spotlights New Cardiology Solutions and Unveils Ultrasound Technology at European Society of Cardiology Congress 2014 5
... FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Nov. 3, 2010 BD (Becton, Dickinson ... medical technology company, today reported quarterly revenues of $1.873 billion ... an increase of 1.0 percent from the prior-year period, or ... For the full fiscal year ended September 30, 2010, BD ...
... EATONTOWN, N.J., Nov. 3, 2010 Osteotech, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... field of biologic products for regenerative healing, announced today ... has been selected to receive the Research and Development ... Award in the medical category.  Osteotech was chosen from ...
Cached Medicine Technology:BD Announces Results for 2010 Fourth Fiscal Quarter and Full Year 2BD Announces Results for 2010 Fourth Fiscal Quarter and Full Year 3BD Announces Results for 2010 Fourth Fiscal Quarter and Full Year 4BD Announces Results for 2010 Fourth Fiscal Quarter and Full Year 5BD Announces Results for 2010 Fourth Fiscal Quarter and Full Year 6BD Announces Results for 2010 Fourth Fiscal Quarter and Full Year 7BD Announces Results for 2010 Fourth Fiscal Quarter and Full Year 8BD Announces Results for 2010 Fourth Fiscal Quarter and Full Year 9BD Announces Results for 2010 Fourth Fiscal Quarter and Full Year 10BD Announces Results for 2010 Fourth Fiscal Quarter and Full Year 11BD Announces Results for 2010 Fourth Fiscal Quarter and Full Year 12BD Announces Results for 2010 Fourth Fiscal Quarter and Full Year 13BD Announces Results for 2010 Fourth Fiscal Quarter and Full Year 14BD Announces Results for 2010 Fourth Fiscal Quarter and Full Year 15BD Announces Results for 2010 Fourth Fiscal Quarter and Full Year 16BD Announces Results for 2010 Fourth Fiscal Quarter and Full Year 17Osteotech's Plexur M® Technology Wins Thomas Alva Edison Patent Award from the New Jersey Research and Development Council 2Osteotech's Plexur M® Technology Wins Thomas Alva Edison Patent Award from the New Jersey Research and Development Council 3
(Date:8/29/2014)... have been hospitalized for a burn as a child experience ... to new research at the University of Adelaide . ... been conducted by the University,s Centre for Traumatic Stress Studies. ... some form of mental illness and 30% suffered depression at ... in the journal Burns , also found ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... disease outbreaks across the Arabian Peninsula and spread to ... the lives of several hundred people since its discovery ... puzzled over how easily the pathogen spreads from human ... virologists from the University of Bonn have now come ... of human transmission is low. Still, a third of ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... As a chiropractic physician and medical doctor an ... direct connection between the condition of the feet and ... shoe inserts and orthotics weren’t satisfying my patients, I ... said. , Customizable to a user’s needs, the patent-pending ... in order to help prevent pain in the foot, ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... HealthDay Reporter , THURSDAY, Aug. 28, ... days of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has given ... Researchers report in the Aug. 28 online issue of ... The Ebola strains responsible for the current outbreak ... first recorded outbreak of Ebola in central Africa in 1976. ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... (HealthDay News) -- The way that parents respond to ... a new study suggests. Over six months, researchers ... during free play. The sessions were 30 minutes long ... months old at the start of the study. ... infants began to form complex sounds. The babies whose ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Intervention needed for survivors of childhood burns 2Health News:MERS: Low transmissibility, dangerous illness 2Health News:MERS: Low transmissibility, dangerous illness 3Health News:Gene Research Yields Insights Into Ebola Virus 2Health News:Gene Research Yields Insights Into Ebola Virus 3Health News:Encouraging Your Baby's Babbling May Speed Language Development 2
... Center researchers have discovered that bortezomib, a promising cancer ... tumor cells by revving up the action of a ... suggest a novel treatment strategy that might someday prove ... into overdrive, so that they self-destruct. , The U-M ...
... 20 SyntheMed, Inc. (OTC,Bulletin Board: SYMD), a biomaterials ... drug delivery products, today,announced that President and CEO Robert ... Fourth Annual Healthcare Conference at the Palace,Hotel in New ... p.m. EST. Lazard Capital Markets will host a ...
... Again: MAGNETOM Verio Brings High-, Resolution MRI ... Delivers the Newest Technology ... 20 Siemens Medical,Solutions (http://www.usa.siemens.com/medical ) is once ... services with the introduction of two,new magnetic resonance imaging ...
... KILLING US with cancers of the prostate, ... kidney, bone, etc? by Randall Dale Chipkar, MISSISSAUGA, ... motorcyclists to protect themselves. In his just released book,MOTORCYCLE ... He asks, "Are unsuspecting riders at risk for cancer,development ...
... protein albumin suggests worsening coronary artery disease, study finds ... small amount of a protein called albumin in the ... their risk of cardiovascular death, say U.S. researchers. , ... age 50 and older, with stable coronary artery disease ...
... ATSI ), manufacturer and marketer of state-of-the-art cardiac,surgery products ... the,19th Annual Piper Jaffray Health Care Conference at the ... 2007, at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time.,Michael Dale, President and ... Company,s historical financial results and overall business strategy. ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Cancer drug works by overactivating cancer gene 2Health News:Cancer drug works by overactivating cancer gene 3Health News:A Magnetic Presence: Siemens New MRI Systems Pulling More Patients Toward the Benefits of MR Imaging 2Health News:A Magnetic Presence: Siemens New MRI Systems Pulling More Patients Toward the Benefits of MR Imaging 3Health News:A Magnetic Presence: Siemens New MRI Systems Pulling More Patients Toward the Benefits of MR Imaging 4Health News:A Magnetic Presence: Siemens New MRI Systems Pulling More Patients Toward the Benefits of MR Imaging 5Health News:A Magnetic Presence: Siemens New MRI Systems Pulling More Patients Toward the Benefits of MR Imaging 6Health News:New Book Links Motorcycle Radiation to Cancer Risk 2Health News:Urine Test Results Can Point to Heart Dangers 2Health News:ATS Medical to Present at the 19th Annual Piper Jaffray Health Care Conference 2
Ad-Techs Epidural Peg Electrodes feature a silicone-insulated titanium contact. To accommodate varying skull thicknesses, the post lengths range in length from 4 to 16 mm. The connecting lead wires e...
Integra Epilepsy grid electrodes are thin and flexible for easier placement and to conform to the curvature of the cortical surface. Lead tunneling is done using a 14-gauge tunneling needle (ET-2)....
... provide you with an alternative method for ... proven design as Ad-Techs Spencer Probe Depth ... an introducing needle instead of a stylet. ... 3 to 6 platinum recording contacts, 5.0 ...
... is designed for laboratories looking for time ... in system operation in terms of easy ... calibration and on-board stability., ,URISYS 2400 ... enhanced walk-away capability for medium to high ...
Medicine Products: