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Aircom Noted in Annals of Thoracic Surgery as Medical Device Manufacturer
Tuesday, 28 October 2008 10:21

Aircom Manufacturing has been noted as the maker of a prototype for a lifesaving medical device reviewed in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, October 2008.

The tested technology, a three-bladed propeller pump, was developed at Indiana University School of Medicine, with hopes of providing a better option to patients with Fontan failure of the heart. The condition is challenging to manage and carries a high risk of death.

A team of doctors and scientists are working to create a small propellor pump that would alleviate venous pressure and provide a bridge to recovery or transplantation.

The study authors (Amy L. Throckmorton, PhD, Kimberly K. Ballman, BA, Cynthia D. Myers, MD, Steven H. Frankel, PhD, John W. Brown, MD, and Mark D. Rodefeld, MD) have received several grants, including a National Institutes of Health Grant, Collaboration in Bioengineering Grant and Research Support Funds Grant.

Aircom Manufacturing is pleased to be a partner in this effort and to provide the quality and precision necessary for medical device manufacturing.

Aircom Manufacturing, Inc., and Medivative Technologies, LLC, serve the Life Sciences community, providing manufacturing and engineering services that span the product life cycle. Aircom provides "Total Package" capabilities as an ISO-9001-certified company, offering a complete range of manufacturing processes. For more information, please call us at (317) 545-5383 or visit online at www.aircommfg.com or www.medivative.com.