Project Updates

HeartMate 3 Heart Pump, USA

Credit: Abbott

Project type: HeartMate III™ Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) 

Developer: Thoratec/Abbott 

Applications: Advanced heart failure management 

Development Status: US and EU approved

Abbott's HeartMate 3™ LVAD supports advanced heart failure patients with Full MagLev™ Flow technology, providing essential circulatory assistance either temporarily or permanently.

Boston Scientific’s LithoVue EU System, USA

Credit: Boston Scientific

Project type: Ureteroscope system 

Developer: BostonScientific 

Applications: To visualise organs, cavities, and canals in the urinary tract 

Development Status: Approved in the US 

The LithoVue™ Elite Single-Use Digital Flexible Ureteroscope System is designed for visualising organs, cavities and canals within the urinary tract, including the urethra, bladder, ureter, calyces and renal papillae, through transurethral or percutaneous access routes.

Fujifilm’s Echelon Synergy MRI System, USA


Project type: Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system 

Developer:   FUJIFILM Healthcare  

Applications: Head, body, spine, and extremities imaging 

Development Status: Approved in the US 

The Echelon Synergy is a state-of-the-art, advanced 1.5 Tesla (T) magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system designed and manufactured by FUJIFLM Healthcare, a medical device company.