Jan 21, 2020

Pilot study of counterpulsation system successful in patients with HF

A novel implantable extra-aortic counterpulsation system was safe and improved functional status and quality of life in patients with HF in a recent pilot study. Researchers evaluated the feasibility, safety and potential efficacy of the counterpulsation system (C-Pulse System, Sunshine Heart Inc.), which includes a nonobligatory, non-blood contacting counterpulsation heart assist pump designed

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