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The First Autoregulated Total Artificial Heart Implant in the United States

Thursday, August 24, 2023

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Source Name: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery Short Reports


Jacob N. Schroder, Sharon L. McCartney, Piet Jansen, Ryan Plichta, Jason N. Katz, David M. Smadja, Krish C. Dewan, Carmelo A. Milano

The authors present the first autoregulated total artificial heart implant in the United States. The Aeson total artificial heart provides biventricular support with improvements in hemocompatibility and autoregulation in response to higher filling pressures, when compared to previous generations. The authors present the case of a patient who was successfully bridged to transplant using this improved total artificial heart implant.

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