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Heart-Pak trials to begin in home patients:

This article was originally published in Clinica

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Thermo Cardiosystems is to begin testing its HeartPak portable driver in patients' homes. The compact, battery-powered device provides an external source of power for the company's pneumatic HeartMate left ventricular-assist system (LVAS) and is specifically designed for home use. It is already available in Europe and Asia. The HeartMate system, which acts as a bridge to heart transplant, was approved by the FDA in 1994.

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