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2014-08-26 08:29:21

The Tucson company manufactures the Total Artificial Heart, the world's only approved device that eliminates the source of end-stage biventricular failure, and the Freedom portable driver. TUCSON, Ariz., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SynCardia Systems, Inc., manufacturer of the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart, is high on the Inc. 5000 named by the business magazine Inc. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140825/139411 "SynCardia manufactures the world's only FDA, Health Canada...

2014-08-13 08:29:50

A congenital heart defect brought Andrew Weaver close to death from end-stage biventricular heart failure. The SynCardia Heart kept him alive and helped build physical strength for his heart transplant. TUCSON, Ariz., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Andrew Weaver and his wife, Heather, feared he wouldn't see their daughter, Haley, grow up because he was dying of heart failure. Instead, Andrew gets to cherish family moments that he would have missed, thanks to the SynCardia temporary Total...

2014-08-05 08:35:18

SynCardia Systems, Inc., now controls last key component in heart manufacturing. TUCSON, Ariz., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SynCardia Systems, Inc. received approval July 2, 2014 from the United States Federal Drug Administration (FDA) for the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart with SynHall(TM) valves, giving the company control over the last key component to manufacture the Total Artificial Heart. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140804/133128 FDA approval follows SynCardia's...

2014-07-31 08:37:20

Doctors at Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center discuss the benefits and use of the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart in a PubMed-indexed case report and video that includes implant surgery of 60-year-old man. TUCSON, Ariz., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time, cardiac surgeons, medical professionals and the public can watch the implantation of the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart in a peer reviewed case report paper and matching video posted on the...

2014-07-22 12:29:46

Ronald Fontana is discharged home while he waits for a matching donor heart transplant. He is enjoying his family, thanks to the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart powered by the Freedom Portable Driver. TUCSON, Ariz., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A central New York recipient of a SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart implant is home, discharged from University of Rochester's Strong Memorial Hospital with the Freedom® portable driver to wait for a matching donor heart....

2014-07-16 12:27:35

Now the Freedom® portable driver is available to all clinically stable SynCardia Total Artificial Heart patients in the US so they can be discharged from the hospital to enjoy life with family while waiting for their donor hearts. TUCSON, Ariz., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Freedom® portable driver received FDA approval on June 26, 2014 for use with the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart as a bridge to transplantation in cardiac transplant candidates who are clinically...

2014-06-11 12:28:22

Bill Wohl lives a busy, active life participating in Transplant Games and competitions, including triathlons, while promoting organ donation TUCSON, Ariz., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scottsdale, Arizona resident Bill Wohl is still going strong after he nearly died of heart failure 15 years ago, but received a second chance at life made possible by the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart as a bridge to a donor heart transplant....

2014-05-29 12:25:40

Heart Failure Remains an Area of Focus for Physicians, Facilities and Manufacturers, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the U.S. cardiac assist device market has gained traction in recent years with product innovations, particularly among ventricular assist devices (VADs), commonly known in the media as LVADs. There are currently limited treatment options for patients with acute heart failure...

2014-05-27 08:28:05

Lexi Henderson is the First Florida Patient to Receive the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart & the Youngest Patient Discharged on the Freedom Portable Driver so She Can Wait for Her Matching Donor Heart Away from the Hospital TUCSON, Ariz., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nalexia "Lexi" Henderson made history when she was discharged from University of Florida (UF) Health Shands Children's Hospital April 18, 2014, two days before her 17th birthday....

2014-05-20 04:21:05

When All Other Treatments Fail, the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart Can Save the Sickest of the Sick. The Freedom Portable Driver Allows a Majority of SynCardia Patients to be Discharged from the Hospital to Live at Home & Get In Better Shape for Their Heart Transplant. TUCSON, Ariz., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SynCardia Systems, Inc. announced today that a United States patient with end-stage biventricular heart failure received the 1,300th implant of the SynCardia temporary...


Latest Artificial heart Reference Libraries

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2010-10-14 16:46:25

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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