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Latest Artificial heart Stories

Italian Baby Receives World's Smallest Artificial Heart
2012-05-23 04:25:44

Italian doctors recently announced they completed an operation that implanted the smallest artificial heart in a 16-month-old baby boy. He received the device prior to obtaining a permanent organ donation.

2012-04-26 23:02:36

Retired Pro Hockey Player Gaetano “Gates” Orlando Receives World’s Only Approved Total Artificial Heart to Bridge Him to a Heart Transplant Tucson, AZ

2012-04-12 23:01:49

Approval of HDE Will Allow Up to 4,000 U.S.


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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