About WorldHeart (NASDAQ:WHRT)
World Heart Corporation (WorldHeart) is engaged in the development and sale of ventricular assist devices (VADs), particularly the Levacor Rotary VAD (Levacor VAD or Levacor). VADs are mechanical assist devices that supplement the circulatory function of the heart by re-routing blood flow through a mechanical pump allowing for the restoration of normal blood circulation. VADs are used for treatment of patients with severe heart failure, including patients whose hearts are irreversibly damaged and cannot be treated effectively by medical or surgical means other than transplant. Bridge-to-Transplant therapy (BTT) therapy involves implanting a VAD in a transplant-eligible patient to maintain or improve the patient's health until a donor heart becomes available. In August 2012, HeartWare International, Inc. acquired WorldHeart.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Advanced Medical Equipment & Technology
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WorldHeart (NASDAQ:WHRT) Frequently Asked Questions
What is WorldHeart's stock symbol?
WorldHeart trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "WHRT."
Who are some of WorldHeart's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to WorldHeart include Dextera Surgical (DXTR), Sphere Medical (SPHR), ArthroCare (ARTC), Cynosure (CYNO), Derma Sciences (DSCI), Hansen Medical (HNSN), Lifeline Scientific (LSIC), Lombard Medical Technologies (LMT), Nanosphere (NSPH), Solta Medical (SLTM), Synergetics USA (SURG), Thoratec (THOR) and Zeltiq Aesthetics (ZLTQ).
Who are WorldHeart's key executives?
WorldHeart's management team includes the folowing people:
- Michael Sumner Estes Ph.D., Independent Chairman of the Board (Age 69)
- Morgan R. Brown CPA, Interim Principal Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Secretary (Age 47)
- John Campbell Woodard Ph.D., Senior Vice President - Scientific Affairs (Age 56)
- Jeani C. Delagardelle, Independent Director
- William C. Garriock, Independent Director (Age 74)
- Anders D. Hove M.D., Independent Director (Age 50)
- Eugene B. Jones, Independent Director (Age 64)
- Austin W. Marxe, Independent Director (Age 71)
How do I buy WorldHeart stock?
Shares of WorldHeart can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.
How big of a company is WorldHeart?
WorldHeart has a market capitalization of $7.70 million.
How can I contact WorldHeart?
WorldHeart's mailing address is 500 Old Connecticut Path, Ma, SALT LAKE CITY, UT 01701, United States. The healthcare company can be reached via phone at +1-508-7390864.
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