Trinity Health today announced that it is among a select group of hospitals to acquire a new device that provides heart and lung support for patients experiencing severe cardiac or pulmonary distress.
CardioHelp, a suitcase-sized machine, is the world’s smallest portable heart-lung support system. The fact that it’s small is significant – it enables patients under cardiopulmonary distress to be stabilized and transferred, thus saving valuable time which could save patients’ lives.
The need for immediate, mobile, compact, life-sustaining resuscitation occurs on a regular basis, both in and outside of the hospital,” Dr. Phillips explained. “”With the suitcase-sized CardioHelp system