WorldHeart Appoints New President and CEO
...ree from the University of Kentucky
at Lexington .
Jal S. Jassawalla, WorldHeart's President and CEO since 2004 and
co-founder of the original novacor
Medical Corporation, commented that, "I
join WorldHeart's Board of Directors and employees in welcoming Alex to
WorldHeart and the exciting and promis...
Novacor in Medical Products
Description:... WorldHeart's novacor
LVAS is an implanted, wearable system that provides pulsatile circulatory support for patients with life-threatening heart failure.
Company:World Heart Corporation
Novacor in Biological News
Device helps patients survive, regain function til transplant
The center also offers extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), the Thoratec and original HeartMate ventricular assist devices, the novacor
ventricular assist device, the Orqis and TandemHeart devices that are attached to the circulatory system outside the body, and the Abiomed device. Soo...
Implantable pumps extend lives of patients too sick for transplant
...at only 14 percent of normal strength. The pump tested in the trial was the novacor
device, which is produced by WorldHeart, Oakland, Calif.
"While the surv... Another technological challenge involves the pump itself, Rogers said. The novacor
device is a pulsatile pump which contains blood in a polyurethane sack. The...