Press Releases

Schmitto joins Scientific Advisory Board for ReliantHeart

Houston, Texas.  March 7, 2016.   Dr. Jan D. Schmitto of Hannover Medical School has joined the Scientific Advisory Board for ReliantHeart, the manufacturer of the HeartAssist5® Ventricular Assist Device (VAD). With more than 100 LVAD implantations per year, Dr. Schmitto leads one of the largest VAD programs worldwide. Jan D. Schmitto, MD, PhD, MBA, FCCP, FRCS… Read more »

HeartAssist5® Remote Monitoring has alerted no patterns of de novo thrombus in 68 consecutive implants

ReliantHeart, Inc., an innovative supplier of advanced mechanical circulatory assist technologies has released information that indicates that from the first implant of the HeartAssist5® LVAD (HA5) to the 68th consecutive implant, there has been no evidence of de novo thrombus patterns in the HA5. Thrombus that originates in an LVAD is referred to as de… Read more »

Numerex and ReliantHeart Announce Upgrade to the Remote Monitoring system for the HeartAssist5 VAD

The HeartAssist5® Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) precisely measures a patient’s True Flow (blood flow through the device) in real time, and this data is uploaded to VADLink.com provided by Numerex, the world’s leading provider of Machine to Machine (M2M) communications for the Internet of Things IoT. True Flow via VADLink.com can be monitored by a… Read more »

ReliantHeart debuts the VAD Maintenance System at ISHLT, April 15 -17th 2015, Nice, France

  Clinicians attending ISHLT may visit the ReliantHeart booth for a personal explanation. ReliantHeart, Inc., an innovative supplier of advanced mechanical circulatory assist technologies, and Cathtek, a unique manufacturer of catheters and related accessories, have teamed up to produce the VAD Maintenance system. Literature review along with a survey of LVAD clinicians conducted in March… Read more »

True Flow of the HeartAssist5® confirmed by VAD Implant Center Ramp Studies

ReliantHeart, Inc., an innovative supplier of advanced mechanical circulatory assist technologies that include the HeartAssist5® and the unique feature of True Flow Measurement, have determined that ramp studies performed at LVAD Implant Centers confirm the HeartAssist5® True Flow accuracy. Clinicians caring for the ever growing LVAD population are vitally aware of the lack of pump performance… Read more »

Device Solutions and ReliantHeart Collaborate on 3G Wireless Communication for Ventricular Assist Device

ReliantHeart, Inc., an innovative supplier of advanced mechanical circulatory assist technologies, and Device Solutions, a specialist in wireless technologies, will collaborate on 3G wireless communication for the new Conquest2 Controller that powers ReliantHeart’s HeartAssist5® Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD). The HeartAssist5’s Controller continuously receives data from the HeartAssist5 (HA5), which can be viewed remotely by… Read more »

Dualis MedTech and ReliantHeart Partner on Fully Implantable TET System for the HeartAssist5® LVAD

ReliantHeart, Inc., an innovative supplier of advanced mechanical circulatory assist technologies, and Dualis MedTech GmbH, a provider of wireless energy and charging technology, have joined together to implement a wireless, Transcutaneous Energy Transfer system (TET) exclusively for the HeartAssist5® Ventricular Assist Device. Dualis has agreed to intergrate its wireless energy transfer technology MedBase® with the… Read more »

Kollmorgen and ReliantHeart Team Up to Produce Energy Efficient, Wireless LVAD

ReliantHeart, Inc., an innovative supplier of advanced mechanical circulatory assist technologies, and Kollmorgen, a leading provider of motion systems and components, announced a partnership to produce an energy efficient motor stator designed to cut the power consumption of the HeartAssist5® Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) by 50%. Energy efficiency is the key to removing the… Read more »

LVAD patients to have greater mobility and peace of mind through Transonic and ReliantHeart’s True Flow collaboration for the HeartAssist5®

ReliantHeart, Inc., an innovative supplier of advanced mechanical circulatory assist technologies, and Transonic, a supplier of precision transit-time flow measurement solutions, are collaborating on a miniature flow board that will greatly improve the efficiency of the HeartAssist5® Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD). This will enable LVAD patients to experience greater mobility and peace of mind…. Read more »