Home
Global Supplier Directory
APPLIANCE Engineer
Supplier Solutions
APPLIANCE Line
Whitepaper Library
Calendar of Events
Association Locator
Contents Pages
Market Research
Subscription Center


 
Daily News

Medtronic Introduces Resting Heart System
Feb 10, 2004
 Printable format
 Email this Article
 Search

Medtronic, Inc. (Minneapolis, MN, U.S.), a maker of medical devices, announced the launch of its Resting Heart(TM) System for cardiopulmonary bypass.

Employing Medtronic's new Active Air Removal technology, the Resting Heart System is said to be designed to address many of the clinical issues traditionally associated with procedures requiring a heart-lung machine. These include early and midterm mortality, neurocognitive dysfunction, and stroke.

Approximately 75 percent of the 350,000 coronary bypass grafting operations that take place in the U.S. each year are performed on a stopped heart utilizing a heart-lung machine to support the patient while the heart is stopped.

When using the Resting Heart System, the patient's blood is less diluted, and exposure to air and other foreign surfaces is minimized, Medtronic claims. According to the company, recent studies have suggested that employing strategies for fluid management using cardiopulmonary circuits with low-priming volumes results in fewer post-surgical complications, resulting in reduced mortality.

Back to Daily News

 

Daily News

...........................................................

Nov 26, 2014: Hamilton Beach 3Q income down slightly

Nov 26, 2014: LG's sales of Inverter Linear Compressor refrigerators top 10 million

Nov 25, 2014: Robotics Exhibits Grow 25% at 2015 CES

Nov 25, 2014: Index shows HVAC/R contractors more positive than last year

Nov 25, 2014: Consumer Confidence Index Declines

More Daily News>>

RSS Feeds
.........................................................
Appliance Industry
Market Research

...........................................................

November 2014: U.S. Appliance Industry: Market Value, Life Expectancy & Replacement Picture 2014
October 2014: Portrait of the European Appliance Industry
September 2014: Appliance Industry Focus: HVAC
June 2014: Appliance Magazine Market Insight: April 2014




 
Contact Us | About Us | Subscriptions | Advertising | Home
UBM Canon © 2014  

Please visit these other UBM Canon sites

UBM Canon Corporate | Design News | Test & Measurement World | Packaging Digest | EDN | Qmed | Plastics Today | Powder Bulk Solids | Canon Trade Shows