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Note: this medical device record is a supplement. The device description may have changed. Be sure to look at the original PMA to get an up-to-date view of this device.
 
Trade NameTHORATEC PARACORPOREAL VENTRICULAR ASSIST DEVICE (PVAD) SYSTEM AND TLC-II PORTABLE VAD DRIVER
Classification Nameventricular (assisst) bypass
Generic Nameventricular assist device
ApplicantTHORATEC CORP.
PMA NumberP870072
Supplement NumberS023
Date Received12/03/2002
Decision Date11/20/2003
Product Code
DSQ[ Registered Establishments with DSQ ]
Advisory Committee Cardiovascular
Supplement Typenormal 180 day track
Supplement Reason labeling change - indications
Expedited Review Granted? No
Combination Product No
Approval Order Statement 
Approval for the use of the vad system in the home environment and for the addition of two accessories for the thoratec vad system: the mobile computer and the car power adapter. The device, as modified, will be marketed under the trade name thoratec paracorporeal ventricular assist device system and tlc-ii portable vad driver. The pvad is indicated for use in bridge to transplant patients who meet all of the following criteria: candidate for cardiac transplantation, imminent risk of dying before donor heart procurement, dependence on, or incomplete response to, continued vasopressor support. It is also indicated for post cardiotomy recovery patients who are unable to be weaned from cardiopulmonary bypass. The tlc-ii portable pneumatic driver is intended for use both inside and outside the hospital or for transportation of vad patients via ground ambulance.
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