Published in Healthcare Mergers, Acquisitions and Ventures Week, January 19th, 2008
The combination of Abiomed's new Portable Driver and its FDA-approved AB5000 VAD provides support of acute heart failure patients. In many cases, profound shock patients require biventricular support (both sides of the heart). The AB5000 can assume the pumping function of a patient's failing heart, allowing the heart to rest, heal and potentially recover. AB5000 is designed to provide either uni-ventricular or bi-ventricular...
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