News archive 2013

Fascinating and educational LVAD conference

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The congress that took place on 8 November 2013 in Zeist can be called a great success. What was especially experienced as very special was that this conference was organized…

LVAD Congress November 8, 2013

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                                 LVAD: bridge to transplantation or 'destination therapy' On Friday November 8, 2013, the patient association…

The Carmat artificial heart is implanted.

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14 May 2013. The French company Carmat has been allowed to implant the artificial heart developed by them in four different countries. This will happen in patients who have arrived…

The Carmat artificial heart is implanted.

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On May 14, 2013, the French company Carmat received permission to implant the artificial heart they developed in four different countries in patients who are in the end-stage…

Cranial nerve stimulation effective in heart failure?

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UMC-Utrecht is participating in an international study into the application of electrical stimulation of the Vagus nerve. This method has been used for a long time in epilepsy patients and gradually more and more effects are seen that…