Hackensack University Medical Center Becomes Second Hospital in the World to Implant New Heart Pump to Treat Chronic Heart Failure

Aug 22, 2022 | DAIC Articles

Hackensack Meridian Health, Hackensack University Medical Center cardiac surgeon Yuriy Dudiy, M.D. became the second in the world to successfully implant the Impella Bridge-to-Recovery (BTR) heart pump for the technology’s U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) early feasibility study (EFS) investigational device exemption (IDE). Hackensack University Medical Center is one of only five hospitals in the U.S. selected to participate in the EFS.