First iVAC 3L Case in Belgium

On February 3rd the first iVAC 3L case was car­ried out in Erasme ULB hos­pi­tal, Belgium, by Dr Frederic Vandeneynden.
The patient was a 65yr old female who had been trans­ferred to the ICU after bypass surgery and who had been unable to recov­er. Before implan­ta­tion of the iVAC 3L she had a CO of 2.9L/M, EF of 20% and her kid­neys were begin­ning to fail. Without the iVAC 3L it was pre­dict­ed that she would have died the same day. Continue read­ing “First iVAC 3L Case in Belgium”