Extracorporeal circulation pump CentriMag® Thoratec Corporation

Extracorporeal circulation pump CentriMag® Thoratec Corporation

The CentriMag blood pump is an extracorporeal circulatory support device providing hemodynamic stabilization in patients in need of cardiopulmonary support. Cleared for clinical use up to six hours, CentriMag can be used as a short-term solution to support the circulation while longer-term options are considered. CentriMag is approved for use as an RVAD for periods of support up to 30 days for patients in cardiogenic shock due to acute right ventricular failure. CentriMag is also being evaluated in the United States for use as a bridge to recovery, transplant, or a long-term VAD in patients unable to be weaned from cardiopulmonary bypass. CentriMag offers a range of features and benefits: Simple to implant and manage Magnetically-levitated pump impeller provides a contact-free environment to help minimize blood-related complications such as hemolysis Capable of delivering high flows up to 9.9 LPM Compact design is fully portable and facilitates patient transfer in emergency transport situations
United States

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