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The EXCOR Pediatric System comes in various sizes that fit kids from newborns to adolescents.
Susan Cummins, M.D., M.P.H, chief pediatric medical officer in the FDA's Center for Devices and Radiological Health, said:
"This is a step forward, it is the first FDA-approved pulsatile mechanical circulatory support device specifically designed for children. Previous adult heart assist devices were too large to be used in critically ill children to keep them alive while they wait to get a new heart."
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