Total Artificial Heart Manufacturer SynCardia Systems, Inc. Announces Exclusive Licensing Agreement with AorTech International plc for AorTech Polymer Heart Valve
Published: Sep 22, 2009
TUCSON, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On Sept. 22, SynCardia Systems, Inc. (www.syncardia.com), manufacturer of the SynCardia temporary CardioWest™ Total Artificial Heart, announced an exclusive technology licensing agreement with AorTech International plc (AIM: AOR). This agreement licenses the use of AorTech’s Elast-Eon™ polymer heart valve (PHV) in the Total Artificial Heart, as well as SynCardia’s future family of pulsatile products.