Navigation Links
Leviticus Cardio Ltd. Completes a Successful Animal Trial for its Wireless Energy System for VADs
Date:5/2/2013

TEL AVIV, Israel, May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Leviticus Cardio, a portfolio company of the Mofet Venture Accelerator, owned by the Trendlines Group, recently performed a successful animal surgical trial using its wireless coplanar energy transfer system (CET) for ventricular assist devices (VAD). The surgery was performed at Assaf Harofeh Hospital and produced a 75% full system efficiency rate as compared with 78% efficiency in vitro.

The animal trials were done using the Leviticus CET system and Jarvik Heart VAD. The CET system performed the energy transfer to the animal body and controlled the VAD pump operation.

In vitro lab tests were conducted using several commercial VAD systems of Thoratec, Heartware, Jarvik Heart and Cleveland Heart . In all these tests, the Leviticus CET system was used to transfer the energy and to control the VAD pumping operation using the Leviticus advanced controller.

Leviticus Cardio was selected to present the results of these in vitro and in vivo tests as part of the scientific program in ISHLT 2013 convention held at Montreal.  

VADs are used to extend the lives of thousands of patients suffering from chronic heart failure or waiting for a heart transplant. Today, VAD patients are connected with wires to an external power supply - risking dangerous infections, repeated hospitalizations and severely limiting mobility. Leviticus Cardio's wireless CET system powers the VAD without wires, thereby avoiding the complications associated with today's technologies. In addition, the Leviticus Cardio's system can easily be removed for limited periods of time to give patients complete freedom of movement without any external device attached.

Michael Zilbershlag, Leviticus co-founder and CEO, stated, "This successful trial is
'/>"/>

SOURCE Leviticus Cardio Ltd
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related biology technology :

1. Le cardio pourrait être la clé pour soigner le cancer
2. Emory Cardiologists Arshed Quyyumi And Javed Butler Join Stemedica Cardiology Division Scientific Advisory Board
3. ChanTest Introduces the CardioChannelGram™ and SaVety Assessment
4. Cardiovascular Drug Delivery - Technologies, Markets and Companies - 2013 Report
5. Douglas Harrington, MD Addresses Select Group Of Physicians Regarding Latest Advances In Cardiovascular Risk Assessment
6. CardioWise™ Welcomes Geoffrey Dalbow as Chief Technology Officer
7. Infinata’s BioPharm Insight Gears Up for the 2013 American College of Cardiology Meeting with the Release of its Cardiovascular Diseases Report
8. Stephen Epstein, MD To Head Scientific & Medical Advisory Board For Stemedica’s Cardiology Division
9. Interventional Cardiology Devices Market is Expected to Reach USD 25.2 Billion Globally in 2018: Transparency Market Research
10. Cardiometabolic Health Congress Expert Faculty Evaluate the Clinical Implications of Newly FDA-Approved Treatment for Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia
11. Cardium Announces Patent Award For Rights To Cardiovascular Gene Therapy For The Treatment Of Heart Disease
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/28/2014)... 28, 2014 Best Sanitizers, Inc., a ... food processing industry, is asking industry professionals to prepare ... of the E2 soap they’re currently using to the ... . Hand hygiene is critical to fighting cross-contamination ... environment. Six key criteria are identified to evaluate the ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... 28, 2014 “This kit has an improved ... from 0 to 150 ppb,” said Mark Tess, PhD, Mycotoxin ... benefit to plant owners and USDA-GIPSA inspection agencies that have ... Testing can take place in a matter of minutes with ... plant test the feed and grain before accepting it, but ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... converters are important devices in spintronics, an electronic ... of electrons but also on their spin and ... of electric into magnetic signals and vice versa. ... from the Institute of Physics at Johannes Gutenberg ... UK, Prague, and Japan, has for the first ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... 28, 2014 The ability for organizations ... that will allow individuals to perform at the highest ... for employers looking to compete in this post–recession era. ... this trend, as the sector increasingly focuses on the ... which will have real results on the organization's development ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Best Sanitizers, Inc. Asks Food Industry Professionals: With Fall Harvest On the Way, Is Your E2 Hand Soap Up to the Task? 2A new, tunable device for spintronics 2A new, tunable device for spintronics 3Klein Hersh International Leads Philadelphia Area Life Science Industry in Company Culture 2Klein Hersh International Leads Philadelphia Area Life Science Industry in Company Culture 3
... Inc., announced today the appointment of Ellen McDonald to ... Business Operations and Chief Business Officer, effective immediately. ... experience in the biopharmaceutical industry, with expertise heading business ... report to David J. Mazzo, Ph.D., the Company,s President ...
... CGCP), a leading developer of surgical products used in the ... addition of veteran medical device executive and an experienced public ... Company,s Board of Directors, increasing the number of board members ... Cohen, 49, has over 25 years of executive experience in ...
... a Stand-Alone Product , , ... used a one-of-a-kind air filtration technology in a bid to ... environmental design. , , The ... Geographic earn three points for its LEED-EB 2.0* re-certification application ...
Cached Biology Technology:Ellen McDonald Joins Regado Biosciences as Senior Vice President of Business Operations and Chief Business Officer 2Cardiogenesis Announces Addition of Raymond W. Cohen to Board of Directors 2Cardiogenesis Announces Addition of Raymond W. Cohen to Board of Directors 3National Geographic Uses Air Filtration in Bid To Be an Energy, Environmental Leader 2
(Date:8/29/2014)... such as the prolific bloomer Emiliania huxleyi , ... discovered. The finding contradicts the common view that ... on scarce supplies of thiamine in the ocean to ... about the ocean," says CIFAR Senior Fellow Alexandra ... paper with CIFAR fellows John Archibald (Dalhousie ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... is now available from the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower ... identifying harmful non-native plant, insect and other invasive species ... cause about $137 billion in economic and other damage ... native plants and more. , "By having streamlined tools ... species occur, we,re more likely to catch these threats ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... available in German . ... its name to a striking pattern of blue stripes alternating ... reflective silvery cells, and yellow cells emerge during growth in ... a multilayered mosaic to compose the characteristic colour pattern. ... have to interact to form proper stripes, the embryonic origin ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Not all phytoplankton in the ocean need to take their vitamins 2Not all phytoplankton in the ocean need to take their vitamins 3Mobile app makes ID of harmful plants, insects in Texas a snap 2How the zebrafish gets its stripes 2How the zebrafish gets its stripes 3
... The side effects of an experimental "gene-silencing" treatment ... of diseases are even more wide-ranging than previously ... of Kentucky researcher. Following up on groundbreaking research ... Jayakrishna Ambati, a UK ophthalmologist , and his ...
... Applications (CRC Publisher, 2009), a new reference book ... http://web.njit.edu/shih offers a comprehensive overview of ... image processing. More than merely a tutorial on ... into a theoretical framework. Morphology is the identification, ...
... (NTU) and Imperial College London have signed an ... these two leading universities to offer highly attractive ... and science. The NTU-Imperial College Joint ... in Bioengineering and Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. It ...
Cached Biology News:Ambati study published in PNAS 2Ambati study published in PNAS 3Image processing and mathematical morphology in new text by NJIT professor 2Imperial College London and NTU collaborate to offer joint Ph.D. programs in engineering and science 2
2 ml SmartScan Racks...
Leptin Receptor Polyclonal Ab 100 ug purified rabbit anti-mouse Leptin Receptor. Tested in Western blotting....
... a compact, highly versatile power supply. Capable of ... this power supply is ideal for PAGE, SDS-PAGE, ... all types of small format transfer apparatus. It ... constant current with a continuously variable output in ...
... PLAU N-term Antibody This antibody is generated ... synthetic peptide selected within aa 50~150 of ... in PBS with 0.09% (W/V) sodium azide. ... G column and eluted out with both ...
Biology Products: