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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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Doctors from the University of Louisville implanted the first self-contained artificial heart, the AbioCor, in 2001.
The AbioCor self-contained, mechanical heart developed by Abiomed, of Danvers, Massachusetts.
Morris [5] presented the review of artificial hearts on two different makes, namely CardioWest and AbioCor with the operating principles are deliberately explained.
In June 2009 Abiomed received approval from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for reimbursement of its AbioCor Total Replacement Heart and 510(k) clearance from the FDA for its Impella 2.5 Cardiac Assist Device.
For instance, she alludes to, but does not offer support for, racial underpinnings in the selection of two Black men as the first recipients of the AbioCor artificial heart in 2001 and 2002.
Swazey, "'He Knows That Machine Is His Mortality': Old and New Social and Cultural Patterns in the Clinical Trial of the AbioCor Artificial Heart," Perspectives in Biology and Medicine 47 (2004): 74-99; G.J.
However, two newly available devices present a unique challenge-Boston Scientific's Wingspan intracranial stent, approved under an HDE in August 2005, and Abiomed's Abiocor total artificial heart, granted HDE status in September.
The Food and Drug Administration has given a limited approval to the first totally artificial implantable heart, Abiomed Inc.'s AbioCor.
The AbioCor is the result of almost 30 years of research and development, much of which was supported by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.