Latest Artificial heart Stories
Case series in The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation discusses how 3D imaging software helps make more patients eligible for the life-saving SynCardia Heart implant even if they don't meet
One year later, Jack and Mary Jones stop to thank Sentara Heart Hospital staff who saved Jack in 2013 with the SynCardia Heart, which bridged him to a donor heart transplant. TUCSON, Ariz.,
The international quarterly publication, which covers topics of innovation worldwide, cites the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart because it saves patients dying from end-stage biventricular heart failure
Randy Shepherd, the first person without a human heart to complete the 4.2-mile Pat's Run course, was able to exercise and get stronger while he waited for his heart transplant. TUCSON, Ariz.,
Until his collapse, Chris Marshall was convinced he was not desperately ill from end-stage biventricular heart failure.
PubMed-indexed case report---with matching video---by surgeons at Texas Children's Hospital and Cincinnati Children's Hospital concludes that the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart can be modified for
Former Major League Baseball relief pitcher Kent Tekulve is recovering well today after undergoing successful heart transplantation surgery at Allegheny General Hospital (AGH) on Friday, September
Peer-reviewed case report says implantation of the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart restores "normal biventricular circulation" to a congenital patient with only one functioning ventricle.
From 1969 to September 5, 2014, 1,413 artificial hearts of 13 different designs have been implanted in heart failure patients.
O'Hara lost two siblings to genetic heart failure when he faced dying of the same condition. The SynCardia Heart implant bridged him to a matching donor heart transplant.
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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