Cardiac Assist, Inc.
Cardiac Assist, Inc.

Freedom to Move Forward

Designed to address two major roadblocks: the difficulty of initiating and maintaining a patient on VV ECLS support and suboptimal gas exchange rates with currently available devices.

Moving Patients Forward

Our small, yet powerful TandemHeart Pump is sized to fit in the palm of your hand, enabling placement on the patient to minimize blood circuit length and maximize mobility.

2011 ACC/AHA/SCAI Guidelines

The TandemHeart Circulatory Support System is now included 2011 ACC/AHA/SCAI Guidelines with Class 1 and 2b recommendations for advanced circulatory support.

Support You Can Trust

Never go it alone with our knowledgeable clinical team available for 24/7 phone support, on-site training & case support, and online educational resources just a click away.


Advanced design for a new era of ECLS.
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TandemHeart Cannulae

Learn more about our newest innovation, PROTEK Duo.
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TandemHeart Controller and Pump

Simple interface and small pump.
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Clinical Science

TandemHeart Clinical Study Approved by FDA

The TandemHeart to Reduce Infarct Size (TRIS) Trial will evaluate the effectiveness of ventricular unloading on the reduction of infarct size for patients who have suffered a severe heart attack. […]


CPT Payment Rates for TandemHeart Announced

Category I Current Procedure Terminology (CPT) codes for insertion, repositioning and removal of the TandemHeart circulatory support system have been approved and assigned Relative Value Units […]

Featured Products


The PROTEK Duo ECLS procedure kit is the newest innovation from CardiacAssist. After the PROTEK Duo’s first human use was announced in early October earlier adopters across the United States have been adding the technology to their practice. Click ‘Meet PROTEK Duo’ to learn more about what Duo can do for your practice. […]

Contact Us

(412) 963-7770 General Info
(855) 336-3051 Reimbursement

24/7 Clinical Support

(800) 373-1607 U.S.
(412) 579-6182 International