What is it about?
Vegard Tuseth founded Nuheart AS in 2014 to develop a ventricular assist device (VAD), for patients with severe heart failure. He talks about his move from a senior clinical position in a large teaching hospital to setting up the company based in Bergen, Norway single-handedly.
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Why is it important?
The implantable VAD is designed to treat patients with severe heart failure without the need for surgery. The catheter-based delivery and placement system draws on the latest methods and technologies to provide high levels of efficiency and stability.
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This page is a summary of: Vegard Tuseth MD PhD from academia to industry, European Heart Journal, January 2017, Oxford University Press (OUP),
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