Latest Artificial heart Stories
HOUSTON, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Hospital and SynCardia Systems, Inc. announced today that Texas Children's has become the world's first pediatric hospital to complete the first phase of certification to implant the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart.
Number of Active SynCardia Certified Centers Increases by 50% Worldwide (Vocus/PRWEB) March 03, 2011 SynCardia Systems, Inc., the privately-held, Tucson-based manufacturer of the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart, announced today that revenues in fiscal 2010 increased 112 percent over those in fiscal 2009.
21-Year-Old Mom Returns Home to 9-Month-Old Son and Husband to Wait for Matching Donor Heart Tucson, AZ (Vocus/PRWEB) February 24, 2011 On Jan. 20, Marcela Padilla, 21, became the first woman and the fifth person in the U.S.
ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center and the University of Pittsburgh have been awarded $13.3 million to explore the potential benefits of heart devices for the large and growing group of Americans with heart failure.
Two Turkish Hospitals and Two U.S. Centers to Complete Phase I in January Tucson, Ariz. (Vocus/PRWEB) January 20, 2011 On Jan. 20, SynCardia Systems, Inc.
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FRAMINGHAM, Mass. and SYDNEY, Nov. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- HeartWare International, Inc.
Participants review progress of 39-month study HOUSTON, Oct.
In a Canadian first, the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre used a new kind of left ventricular assist device (LVAD) to treat a patient with advanced heart failure.
FRAMINGHAM, Mass. and SYDNEY Sept. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- HeartWare International, Inc. (Nasdaq: HTWR; ASX: HIN), a leading innovator of less invasive, miniaturized circulatory support technologies that are revolutionizing the treatment of advanced heart failure, today announced that the U.S.
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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