Circulite Synergy Micro-Pump Ventricular Assist Device

To broaden access to ventricular assist devices, Penn Heart & Vascular offers the Circulite Synergy micro-pump. Cardiologist J. Eduardo Rame, MD, offers an investigaotr's perspective on Synergy, which is designed to provide partial circulatory support to patients with advanced heart failure who do not yet require bridge-to-transplant or destination therapy. In patients with late-stage heart failure, Synergy has been shown to increase survival and improve quality of life. Approximately the size of an AA battery, Synergy is among the smallest VADs on the market.


May 12, 2014

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