Abbott Reports (MOMENTUM 3) Trial Results of HeartMate 3 Heart Pump for the Treatment of Advanced Heart Failure
- The company reported the results from the (MOMENTUM 3) trial evaluating the long-term outcomes of the HeartMate 3 left ventricular assist device in patients with advanced heart failure
- The results showed that the heart pump helps to extend the survival to 5yrs. and beyond for HF patients, improvement in a survival rate of 58% with HeartMate 3 Heart Pump over 44% with HeartMate II, reduction in deaths due to stroke, clotting, and bleeding over HeartMate II
- The device also provides clear lifesaving options along with a significant survival benefit of Abbott's heart pump technology without a heart pump or transplant who have limited therapeutic options with a median survival to ≤1yr.
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