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Sudden Cardiac Arrest – Doc Fischer talks about CARL. in SWR-TV
02/08/24

It can happen to anyone at any time. Sudden cardiac arrest. The SWR-health programme ‘Doc Fischer’ explains the causes of sudden cardiac arrest, patient prevention possibilities and how the new second-line therapy CARL might improve survival rates further, both in- and out-of-hospital.

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CARL. receives the German Business Award 2023
12/15/23

Resuscitec GmbH is one of the 2023 winners of the German Business Awards at EU Business News.

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CARL. Resuscitec awarded with the Lothar Späth Award 2023
11/17/23

Yesterday, Thursday evening, November 16, 2023, Resuscitec, represented by our management Prof. Benk, Mr. Ronde and Dr. Kraft, together with our cooperation partner from the Medical Center – University of Freiburg, represented by Prof. Beyersdorf, received the 1st prize of the Lothar Späth Award 2023 in the Zeiss Planetarium Jena.

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Resuscitec selected to be one of the ‘Top 10 MedTech Startups in Europe 2023’
11/09/23

MedTech Outlook Magazine is an international medical technology magazine with over 132,300 subscribers across Europe. Each year, the European edition of the magazine shortlists 10 companies to be part of the ‘Top 10 MedTech Startups in Europe’.

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EACTS 2023 – CARL. Raising the bar of ECPR
10/12/23

At the 37th EACTS Annual Meeting, which took place in Vienna from October 4 – 7 under the slogan “Raising the Bar ­– Innovate, Discover, Educate”, we experienced a significant increase in the number of physicians, perfusionists, distributors and partners compared to the previous year. This indicates that the CARL Community is growing rapidly.

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1st Summit
09/22/23

On September 15 and 16, CARL Academy welcomed over 100 European ECPR and CARL experts to the first edition of the CARL Summit in Freiburg, Germany. In many inspiring presentations and discussions, the leading key opinion leaders in the field shared their expertise, recent experiences and tips and tricks for the successful realization of ECPR programs. An important step to shape the future of ECPR.

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Family man survives thanks to CARL.
09/13/23

Jörg Teichfischer suffered a cardiac arrest at home in spring 2023. He was resuscitated by an emergency physician by means of defibrillator and cardiac massage for 55 minutes. Afterwards an ambulance took him to the Ortenau Klinikum Lahr, where resuscitative measures continued for almost 20 minutes.

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Retiree back to life after cardiac arrest
08/08/23

Retiree back to life after cardiac arrest Our drive is to save lives and give patients suffering a cardiac arrest the chance to survive neurologically intact – anywhere in the world, in- and out-of-hospital. Our system joins the rescue chain and is being applied when, despite of all efforts, the heart cannot be restarted with…

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31-year-old man survives cardiac arrest without neurological sequelae
07/27/23

In Europe, around 500,000 people suffer a sudden cardiac arrest every year. Outside of a hospital, only about 8% of those affected survive, and a high percentage of survivors suffer from neurological sequelae after resuscitation.

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The CARL-Mobil in the rescue chain of Freiburg
06/29/23

When an emergency call is received at the integrated control center in Freiburg and a cardiac arrest, a secured resuscitation or a drowning accident is reported, the CARL-Mobil is alerted directly in addition to an ambulance and an emergency medical service vehicle. The concept of parallel alerting thus saves valuable minutes and shortens the time until the arrival of the treatment team.

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CARL at DGIIN Congress in Berlin: Focus on extracorporeal resuscitation
06/20/23

“We are the team” was this year’s motto of the 54th Annual Meeting of the German Society of Internal Intensive and Emergency Medicine (DGIIN) and the Austrian Society of Internal and General Intensive and Emergency Medicine (ÖGIAIN) in Berlin. This motto was also a topic at the Resuscitec GmbH lunch symposium, which was attended by 80 participants. Physicians from hospitals in Germany and Austria spoke on the topic “CARL. The future of interdisciplinary resuscitation?”.

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Strategic sales partnership between Resuscitec and WEINMANN Emergency  
06/09/23

With immediate effect WEINMANN Emergency distributes the CARL Technology of Resuscitec in France via its subsidiary WEINMANN Emergency France. CARL is an advanced concept for extracorporeal resuscitation of patients after cardiovascular arrest, which can be used both in-hospital and prehospital. 

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„Freiburg model” for Life Saving of Resuscitation Patients
05/12/23

Yesterday, Florian Wahl, Chairman of the Committee for Social Affairs, Health and Integration in the State Parliament of Baden-Württemberg (BW), together with an SPD delegation from Freiburg and BW, visited the University Emergency Center of the Medical Center – University of Freiburg and the CARL Academy in the Güterhalle.

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CARL. Anniversary at the EuroELSO in Lisbon
05/05/23

Exactly one year ago, CARL was presented for the first time to an international audience at EuroELSO 2022 in London. Exactly 12 months later, an extremely positive balance can be drawn after EuroELSO 2023 in Lisbon. With over 350 participants, the CARL Lunch Symposium on “CARL – The next level of ECPR?” was the best-attended industry symposium of the congress.

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CARL in Lisbon: 11th Congress of the EuroELSO
04/21/23

The 11th Congress of the European Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (EuroELSO) will be held from April 26 to April 29 at the Congress Center in Lisbon.
Learn more about “CARL. The Next Level of ECPR” for controlled extracorporeal reperfusion with the goal of improving neurologically intact survival after cardiac arrest worldwide.

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CARL presents itself at the DGK in Mannheim
04/20/23

In mid-April, the 89th Annual Meeting of the German Society of Cardiology in Mannheim was the second congress highlight for CARL. Due to the well-established role of cardiological expertise in interdisciplinary ECPR programs, the CARL Academy Team had many exciting discussions about the implementation of CARL Therapy and CARL Technology in cardiac arrest centers.

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CARL presents itself at the DGK in Mannheim
04/20/23

In mid-April, the 89th Annual Meeting of the German Society of Cardiology in Mannheim was the second congress highlight for CARL. Due to the well-established role of cardiological expertise in interdisciplinary ECPR programs, the CARL Academy Team had many exciting discussions about the implementation of CARL Therapy and CARL Technology in cardiac arrest centers.

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CARL. at the annual conference of the DGK in Mannheim
04/11/23

Resuscitec will be present with a CARL booth at the 89th annual conference of the German Cardiac Society (DGK) in Mannheim from April 12 to April 15. This year’s face-to-face event is themed “Epidemic heart failure: explore mechanisms, heal hearts!”.

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ISICEM: CARL attracts international attention
03/31/23

Europe, Australia and the USA: Visitors to the International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine in Brussels (ISICEM) travelled from all over the world to learn and exchange information about the latest topics in intensive care and emergency medicine.

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ISICEM – International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine in Brussels – March 21th to 24th, 2023
03/16/23

During the 42nd ISICEM the concept and areas of use of the CARL Therapy for the treatment of resuscitation patients after sudden cardiac arrest will be presented to a European professional audience.

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“Reducing fears and uncertainty through practice”
02/23/23

Check, call, press: Anyone can save lives by lay resuscitation. We spoke with Patricia Niemietz, CARL Support staff member and former nurse in the field of intensive care medicine, about the topic of lay resuscitation, fears about the right technique and establishing lay resuscitation in schools.

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Successful satellite symposium at the annual meeting of the DGTHG in Hamburg
02/17/23

This February it was finally time again: After a two-year break in attendance due to the Covid pandemic, the Annual Meeting of the German Society for Thoracic Cardiac and Vascular Surgery (DGTHG) and the 54th Annual Meeting of the German Society for Pediatric Cardiology and Congenital Heart Defects (DGPK) could take place live again.

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Annual Meeting of the DGTHG: Experience CARL in Hamburg
02/09/23

“Special forces as a team” is the motto of the 52nd Annual Meeting of the German Society for Thoracic, Cardiac and Vascular Surgery (DGTHG) and the 55th Annual Meeting of the German Society for Pediatric Cardiology and Congenital Heart Defect (DGPK).

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CARL in the Apotheken Umschau
02/06/23

In the February issue Apotheken Umschau, the CARL System and its mode of operation are presented under the title “Grenzen verschieben” by means of a detailed graphic.

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Current publication on the application of the CARL System at the Regensburg University Hospital
12/15/22

The Regensburg University Hospital has recently published an article in the journal Perfusion, presenting data of the first ten patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest who were treated by using the CARL System in Regensburg.

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Strong emergency teams in interdisciplinary exchange at the DIVI22
12/09/22

The 22nd Congress of the German Interdisciplinary Association for Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine (DIVI) in Hamburg was well attended with about 5,700 participants – and another complete success for CARL. The CARL Teams from the Sales and Support departments of Resuscitec GmbH once again presented the technical performance features of the CARL System live to many interested parties at the CARL booth in the Congress Center Hamburg from 30 November to 2 December.

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DIVI22: CARL under the sign of communication
11/21/22

“Strong teams through communication” is the motto of this year’s 22nd face-to-face congress of the German Interdisciplinary Association for Intensive and Emergency Medicine (DIVI22) in Hamburg. This is especially true along the rescue chain for resuscitation patients.

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Focus Meeting Heart in Münster: CARL scores with a lunch symposium
11/16/22

A lunch symposium on “CARL. Recap – Latest clinical experience reports and results from one year of CARL” attracted a large and interested audience at this year’s Focus Meeting Heart from 4 to 6 November in Münster. 75 participants took advantage of this special format to learn specifically about current developments in controlled whole-body reperfusion.

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For the first time – the ECPR School in Prague
11/12/22

International expert panel discusses the latest findings and possibilities in extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation (ECPR): More than 300 medical experts met for the first time at the ECPR School conference in Prague at the end of October to exchange experiences. This new conference format is supported by a specially established ECPR working group of EuroELSO, which is entirely dedicated to the development of extracorporeal therapies in emergency medicine.

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CARL at the Focus Meeting Heart in Münster
11/04/22

One year after the first appearance with CARL, Resuscitec GmbH is now also back at the at the 51st International Annual Conference of the German Society for Cardiotechnology (DGfK) and the 14th Joint Focus Meeting Heart of the German Society for Thoracic, Cardiac and Vascular Surgery (DGTHG), which takes place this year in Münster.

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Resuscitec GmbH at the ECPR School in Prague
10/25/22

Resuscitec GmbH will be represented at the ECPR School in Prague from 27 to 28 October 2002 with its own booth (no. 5) in the Cubex Center and will also organize a breakfast workshop on October 28. On this occasion, Christoph Benk from the University Medical Center Freiburg will present the CARL System, and Eike Tigges from the Asklepios Klinik St. Georg in Hamburg will report on the first CARL deployments in the clinic.

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Dr. Thomas Kraft reinforces the management of Resuscitec GmbH
10/20/22

Dr. Thomas Kraft joins the management team of Resuscitec GmbH, which currently consists of Prof. Christoph Benk (CTO) and Jörg Ronde (CFO), effective October 1, 2022. As CEO, the 47-year-old will assume the role of Chairman of the Management Board as well as functional responsibility for the Sales, Marketing and Medical Alliance departments.

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EACTS Annual Meeting 2022
10/19/22

More than 3.500 Heart and Thorax Physicians from all over the world attended the 36th Annual Meeting of the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS) in Milan from October 5 to 8, 2022. Resuscitec GmbH presented itself for the first time with its own booth in the Milano Convention Center (MiCo) and introduced the CARL Therapy as well as the CARL System to many interested parties from Europe, Asia and America.

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Resuscitec GmbH at the EACTS Annual Meeting in Milan
09/26/22

Resuscitec GmbH will be present at the 36th Annual Meeting of the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS) in Milan with a booth and a satellite symposium. The Annual Meeting is scheduled from Wednesday, October 5, to Saturday, October 8, 2022 at the Milan Convention Center (MiCo).

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Resuscitec GmbH sponsors AED device
08/29/22

Resuscitec GmbH has sponsored an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) for the BioTechPark Freiburg, where the company’s premises are also located. The respective idea came about at the beginning of the year, when two employees of Resuscitec GmbH took part in a first aid course run by the German Red Cross.

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Resuscitec GmbH at the B2Run in Freiburg
07/11/22

More than 20 employees of Resuscitec GmbH participated in the B2Run in Freiburg on July 7th. In the team evaluation mixed Resuscitec Gmbh took the 11th place out of 500 teams. A total of 7,000 runners from 350 companies in the Breisgau area started the race.

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Resuscitec GmbH introduced itself at the annual meeting of the European Resuscitation Council in Antwerp
06/30/22

Resuscitec GmbH successfully presented itself with its own booth at the annual meeting of the  European Resuscitation Council (ERC) in Antwerp on June 16 and 17, 2022.

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Resuscitec GmbH live at the European Resuscitation Council Congress in Antwerp
06/15/22

On June 16th and June 17th, 2022, the European Resuscitation Council (ERC) Congress will be held in Antwerp at the Flanders Meeting and Convention Center.

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Freiburg Symposium on Extracorporeal Life Support
05/19/22

The 3rd Freiburg Symposium on Extracorporeal Life Support (FELS) will take place on Friday, May 20th at Kreativpark Lokhalle. In three sessions with different topics, international experts will discuss clinical applications and recent advances in extracorporeal circulation and lung support.

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International trade fair launch with CARL in London
05/09/22

On the occasion of the 10th EuroELSO Congress from May,4th to May, 6th in London, Resuscitec GmbH successfully presented CARL for the first time at an international trade fair.

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CARL System wins the iF Design Award 2022
05/09/22

Another design award for Resuscitec GmbH: The CARL System has won the iF Design Award 2022 in the Medicine/Health category of the Product discipline. The jury of iF International Forum Design GmbH awarded the CARL System based on its outstanding patient-specific device technology, functionality and esthetics. The awarding takes place on Sunday, 16th, at the Friedrichstadt Palast in Berlin.

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CARL. live at EuroELSO 2022
05/04/22

Get to know CARL live on the international scene, namely at the 10th EuroELSO Congress from May 4th to 6th, 2022 in the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Center in London.
We would be delighted to meet you at our trade fair booth no. B.04 in hall Britten.

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Successful trade fair appearance at the DGK in Mannheim
05/04/22

The 88th Annual Meeting of the German Society for Cardiology – Cardiovascular Research at the Congress Center Rosengarten in Mannheim was a complete success for Resuscitec GmbH. The CARL Support and the Sales Team introduced the CARL System and CARL Therapy to a professional audience on site from April 20 to 23.

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Member of the Medical Alliance Team of Resuscitec GmbH receives German Resuscitation Council Young Investigator Award
04/20/22

Sam Brixius, PhD student at the Clinic for Cardiovascular Surgery at the Freiburg University Hospital and member of the Medical Alliance Team of Resuscitec GmbH, has been awarded with the German Resuscitation Council Young Investigator Award, which is offered on a rotational basis by the German Resuscitation Council.

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CARL. live at the DGK.
03/29/22

The 88th Annual Meeting of the German Cardiac Society (DGK.) will take place from April 20th – 23rd in the Congress Center Rosengarten in Mannheim, Germany. This year, the event’s issue is “New Spaces for Cardiovascular Health”.

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First digital trade fair appearance of CARL.
02/23/22

Resuscitec GmbH successfully participated in the digital 51st Annual Meeting of the German Society for Thoracic, Cardiac and Vascular Surgery (DGTHG) and the 54th Annual Meeting of the German Society for Pediatric Cardiology and Congenital Heart Defects (DGPK) from February 18 to 22, 2022.

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CARL. System at the German Design Award exhibition
02/15/22

The Museum Angewandte Kunst in Frankfurt am Main is hosting the exhibition for the German Design Award 2022 until Sunday, February the 27th. The CARL System of Resuscitec GmbH has recently been awarded the German Design Award in the category Excellent Product Design – Medical, Rehabilitation and Health Care and will be presented in Frankfurt in various installations and on large screens.

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Launch of the CARL. Academy
01/31/22

The CARL Academy is now online! Our new training platform offers customers and interested parties a wide range of training formats as well as extensive background information on the CARL System and CARL Therapy. Using the CARL Academy, customers can expand and check their knowledge with the help of e-learning offers, e-tests and other online formats. In addition, they can qualify for various competence levels as part of the Resuscitec GmbH training concept.

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Happy new year 2022!
01/04/22

Resuscitec GmbH wishes a great start into the new year 2022 and lots of success, health and happiness! We are very delighted that CARL’s official market launch begins this year!

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Successful trade fair launch at the “Fokustagung Herz”
11/29/21

Resuscitec GmbH has introduced itself and the CARL System for the first time to a specialist audience at the 50th International Annual Meeting of the German Society for Cardiovascular Engineering (DGfK) and the 13th Joint Focus Meeting of the German Society for Thoracic, Cardiac and Vascular Surgery (DGTHG). Thus, the official sales launch was initiated. Numerous interested parties from the medical and medical technology sectors visited the company’s new trade fair booth from November 19 to 21, 2021, to learn more about the individual components of the CARL System.

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MEDICA 2021: Presentation of the CARL. System
11/12/21

Resuscitec GmbH has presented its CARL System at MEDICA 2021 in Düsseldorf in cooperation with DMT Produktentwicklung GmbH, a former development partner. Many trade fair visitors have been introduced to CARL’s functions and thus got a comprehensive picture of CARL.

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CARL. Winner of the German Design Award 2022
11/11/21

High distinction: Resuscitec’s CARL System has been granted the German Design Award 2022 in the category Excellent Product Design  Medical, Rehabilitation and Health Care. The German Design Award was established as a foundation in 1953 by the initiative of the German Bundestag. It exclusively honors projects that are groundbreaking in the German and international design landscape.

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