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Company Overview of CardiacAssist, Inc.
CardiacAssist, Inc., a medical device company, develops, manufactures, and markets cardiac assist devices for cardiologists and cardiac surgeons worldwide to provide solutions for patients requiring circulatory support. It provides TandemHeart System that offers extracorporeal circulatory support. The company’s TandemHeart System comprises sub-systems, such as TandemHeart Pump that provides the circulating power to pull oxygenated blood from the left atrium and to return it to the systemic arterial circulation; TandemHeart Cannula Set that connects the pump to the body; and TandemHeart Controller that provides operating power to the pump, a controlled flow of lubricant to the pump, and autom...
240 Alpha Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15238
Founded in 1996
Key Executives for CardiacAssist, Inc.
Vice President of Engineering
Director of Materials and Manufacturing
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.
CardiacAssist, Inc. Key Developments
CardiacAssist Launches Protek17 Arterial Cannula
Sep 10 13
CardiacAssist announced the launch of the Protek17 Arterial Cannula, a key component of the TandemHeart temporary circulatory support platform used to rest the heart and circulate blood for patients with severe cardiac dysfunction. Protek17 is designed for improved patient safety and ease of use, with new features including suture wings for secure attachment to the patient and a rubber stop to prevent over-insertion, a common cause of vascular access site bleeding. The Protek17 cannula is FDA-cleared and has been successfully deployed in multiple TandemHeart cases during a limited commercial release in 2013, and it is now available for full commercial distribution.
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