Heart Support

Stone, Andy
May 2008
Forbes Asia;5/5/2008, Vol. 4 Issue 8, p68
The article focuses on the clinical trial of HeartMate II, a heart pump from Thoratec Corp. The company is awaiting U.S. Food & Drug Administration clearance for its use as a stopgap for patients hoping to get a heart. In 2009 the trial will be completed, which aimed at showing that the device can be implanted permanently in lieu of a transplant.


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