HeartWare warns on HVAD heart pumps

February 8, 2013 by MassDevice staff

HeartWare tells cardiac surgeons to inspect a component of its HVAD heart pump that's failed in a small number of patients.

HeartWare International

HeartWare International (NSDQ:HTWR) said it's issuing a "field correction" to cardiac surgeons, advising them to check a component of its HVAD implanted heart pump that's been reported to fail in less than 0.004% of some 2,900 implants.

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