A blood pump system intended for short-term management of cardiogenic shock (non-responsive to medical management) or severe cardio-respiratory insufficiency in adult and paediatric patients
Status In progress
Process MT
Notification date 01 February 2010
Topic area
  • Cardiovascular
  • Surgical procedures
  • Therapeutic procedures

Provisional Schedule

Topic Selection: 16 June 2011

Project Team

Project lead N/A


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Key events during the development of the guidance:

Date Update
27 January 2017 NICE has now published a Medtech Innovation Briefing on the Levitronix centrimag which is available here: https://www.nice.org.uk/advice/mib92
5 August 2011 In line with the Process Guide for developing medical technology guidance, NICE is considering a suitable start date for the scoping process (see process guide section 5.2).

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