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Priming with the TandemLife Sterile Basin

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The priming tray was designed to provide hospitals with a simple, repeatable priming process that can be implemented quickly wherever cardiopulmonary support is needed. Contact us here to learn more.

TandemLife on TechVibe Radio

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We were honored to be invited to be interviewed on TechVibe Radio produced by the Pittsburgh Technology Council (PTC).  The weekly show features PTC CEO Audrey Russo and Director of Visibility Jonathan Kersting talking with the pacesetters in Pittsburgh’s technology and entrepreneurial community. Our COO, Travis Deschamps, sat down with Audrey and Jonathan for a candid

Chief Operating Officer, Travis Deschamps, talks more in depth about the reason behind the rebrand and our plans for the future.

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Pittsburgh-based medical device company CardiacAssist Inc. has changed its name to TandemLife to better reflect its future, and it has plans to nearly double the size of the company in 18 months. Privately held CardiacAssist began life 1996 and in 2001 rolled out its first product, TandemHeart, which provides people who need it with cardiac support. But

Medical Device Company CardiacAssist® Announces Rebranding as TandemLife® with Launch of New Product Lines

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Newly formed TandemLife will offer several innovative product lines to help medical professionals improve the quality of care for patients in need of advanced cardiac and respiratory support. PITTSBURGH, Penn., March 31, 2016 (PR Newswire) — CardiacAssist, Inc. today announced a rebranding of the privately-held company and will begin to do business as TandemLife as it rolls

CardiacAssist Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for its TandemLung Oxygenator

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TandemLung is the newest addition to an expanding portfolio of medical devices offered by the manufacturer of the world’s first percutaneous circulatory support platform. PITTSBURGH, Penn., March 15, 2016 (PR Newswire) — CardiacAssist, Inc. today announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its new TandemLung® oxygenator, a

Meet PROTEK Duo

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Advanced design for a new era of ECLS Freedom to move forward According to estimates from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), approximately 190,000 Americans are affected by Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) every year.[1] Despite receiving therapy with mechanical ventilation, which is widely considered the standard of care, approximately 40% of patients

CardiacAssist Announces the First Human Use of Its PROTEK DUO™ Veno-Venous ECLS Kit

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Texas man is the world’s first to receive the PROTEK Duo for treatment following surgery CardiacAssist, Inc. today announced that the first PROTEK Duo veno-venous extracorporeal life support (VV ECLS) kit was utilized on Wednesday, September 24th, at Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston, Texas. According to statements from the world-renowned heart failure team led by

Cindy Johnson: One Year Post TandemHeart

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Last Labor Day weekend wasn’t full of BBQ’s and end of summer shenanigans for Cindy Johnson and her family, it was full of heartache.  Cindy had been experiencing flu like symptoms for a few days, “ At some point that weekend, I looked at Rudy (Cindy’s husband) and I told him that something just didn’t