Pediatric Mechanical Support with an External Cardiac Compression Device.

Abstract

The PediBooster external cardiac compression device is a minimally invasive, non-blood contacting Biventricular Assist Device (BiVAD) intended for pediatric use. It is being developed as a palliative therapy for acute Postcardiotomy Shock (PCS). The PediBooster extracardiac wrap is pneumatically actuated to circumferentially compress the heart, providing co… (More)

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@article{Kavarana2013PediatricMS, title={Pediatric Mechanical Support with an External Cardiac Compression Device.}, author={Minoo N. Kavarana and Howard M. Loree and Robert B. Stewart and Michael T Milbocker and Robert L. Hannan and George M. Pantalos and Robert T V Kung}, journal={Journal of cardiovascular diseases & diagnosis}, year={2013}, volume={1 2} }