Software Innovation: Heart Attack Intelligence

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If a patient is rushed into theatre with a heart attack, firstly a catheter will be placed in the arteries of the patient’s heart. Then physicians or the cardiologists can usually start with the therapy and concentrate on stenting and other interventions.
Meanwhile, in the background through a complex algorithm the PiCSO Impulse System will work to increase the venous pressure through a balloon catheter placed in the heart’s coronary sinus to re-perfuse the myocardium without damaging the coronary sinus or other tissue and prevent ischemic damage.
Martin Haidacher, Project Manager Software Development and Data Analysis of Miracor Medical Systems talks to Pharma IQ about this technology which has roots reaching
back to 1980 and was invented by a heart surgeon Prof. DDr. Werner Mohl.
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