PARIS (Reuters) Shares in artificial heart maker Carmat slumped on Thursday after Frances national drugs agency ordered it to suspend further implants following the death of a patient in October.CARMAT (Vlizy Villacoublay, France) announced that its artificial heart has been implanted for the first time in an important clinical study that may lead to European regulatory approval. Its similarly sized to a real heart and is designed to closely mimic the natural biomechanics of a human heart. carmat heart france
According to a pressrelease by Carmat dated 20 December 2013, the first implantation of its artificial heart in a 75yearold patient was performed on 18 December 2013 by the Georges Pompidou European Hospital team in Paris (France).
First artificial heart transplant done outside France. French biomedical company Carmat has announced that it has successfully implanted an artificial heart outside of France for the first time. Although the date of the operation has not been released, it is said to have taken place at the National Research Center for Cardiac Surgery, in Astana, Implantation of Carmats Artificial Heart Begins in Denmark to Beat Low Enrolment. This follows similar decisions at centers in Astana, Kazakhstan, and Prague, the Czech Republic, which has given the companys stock price a boost of over 2.carmat heart france Dec 21, 2013 Carmat's artificial heart finds its way to first human patient in France. Carmat's innovative artificial heart which includes sections of cow tissue initially won approval in Saudi Arabia, Slovenia, Poland, and Belgium earlier this year. The company's home
Dec 21, 2013 Unlike previous artificial hearts, created mainly for temporary use, the design by the French Carmat biomedical firm is intended to replace a real heart for as many as five years. carmat heart france Carmat creation 13: Carmat is established and begins preparations for clinical trials. A groundbreaking innovation that spans the boundaries between industry and medicine, the artificial heart project was the brainchild of Professor Alain Carpentier and Matra Dfense (Airbus Group).