AbioCor II


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AbioCor II

A next-generation implantable replacement heart, which incorporates the best from AbioCor and the Penn State Heart. It is smaller, and thus fits into more patients, with a goal is 5-year reliability.
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Abiomed continues to develop next-generation total artificial heart technology, the AbioCor II, in order to provide life-saving circulatory support to more patients in bi-ventricular heart failure.
Other Impella devices, including the Impella Pediatric Pump, and the iPulse and the AbioCor II are not yet available for sale in the United States.
Research and development expenses during the quarter consisted of continued clinical and development efforts related to the AbioCor, the AbioCor II and our continued efforts to enhance and extend the existing BVS and new AB5000 product offerings.
Research and development expense during the quarter consisted of continued clinical and development efforts related to the AbioCor, the AbioCor II and our continued efforts to enhance and extend the BVS and new AB5000 product offerings.
The company's goal is to seek market approval for the AbioCor II in 2008.
Not only do we intend to seek commercial approval under a Humanitarian Device Exemption for the AbioCor this year, but we also have development underway on the AbioCor II.
Also included in research and development expense during fiscal 2003 are costs associated with continued development and testing of the AbioCor II.