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More than 220 clinically stable SynCardia Total Artificial Heart patients have received the Freedom® portable driver for over 140 patient years of support.
The 50cc heart is the smaller version of the 70cc SynCardia Heart, which is FDA, Health Canada and CE mark approved.
In a peer-reviewed paper published in the American Journal of Transplantation, it is estimated that 20,000 donor hearts annually are needed to save U.S. patients dying from heart failure.
Scientists at the Texas Heart Institute claim that they are co-developing a bionic heart that can perfectly replicate the function of its biological counterpart, but without actually beating.
Substantial blood flow through each ventricle by the SynCardia Heart helps bridge patients with heart failure and marginal renal function to dual heart-kidney transplants, according to peer-review
Brothers Stan and Dominique Larkin both received the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart to save them from life-threatening genetic heart disease.
TUCSON, Ariz., Feb. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Dan Hudspeth has been named Chief Financial Officer of SynCardia Systems, Inc., the company announced today.
Study published in the ASAIO Journal examined the outcomes of 47 patients who had received SynCardia Total Artificial Heart support for greater than one year.
The winter 2015 HP Matter issue on health care technology features a 3:35 video of two Arizona men who were implanted with the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart. TUCSON, Ariz., Feb.
The artificial heart, a mechanical heart replacement, is typically used in order to bridge the time to heart transplant or to replace the heart in case a transplant is impossible. Often ventricular assist devices are confused with mechanical hearts because the assist the heart through pumps. They are also different from a cardiopulmonary bypass machine which is an external device used to provide the function of the heart and lungs. CPBs are usually only used for a few hours at a time,...
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