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Artificial Heart Using Space Tech Approved For Human Trials In France
2013-12-05 14:45:57

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online France has approved an artificial heart containing miniaturized space technology for human trials. French company Carmat produced their first completely artificial heart earlier this year with the help of aerospace giant Astrium. Carmat applied Astrium’s expertise in building spacecraft to guarantee the necessary precision and durability for an artificial human organ like a heart. The artificial heart is fashioned partly from...

2013-12-03 08:25:54

Viewed by Hundreds of Millions of People, the Documentary Notes that the SynCardia Heart is its Only Internal Organ that is Saving Lives Today TUCSON, Ariz., Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The story of the bionic man with the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart has become an award-winning documentary that is making the rounds on television worldwide. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131203/LA26635) The television debut of "How to Build a Bionic Man" won a British...

2013-12-03 00:21:18

WASHINGTON, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) AFFAIRS OF THE HEART Profile America -- Tuesday, December 3rd. Two pioneering efforts to save the lives of patients with terminal heart problems occurred this month in the past. On this date in 1967, the first successful heart transplant was performed by Dr. Christian Barnard in South Africa....

2013-11-19 04:23:13

The 1st Maryland Resident to be Discharged from the Hospital without a Human Heart Turns to Caring for His Wife During Her Own Health Crisis TUCSON, Ariz., Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Without the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart, a Maryland engineer who suffered from end-stage biventricular (both sides) heart failure feels he would not have been able to care for his wife during her own medical crisis nearly two years later. (Photo:...

2013-11-12 04:22:37

Patrick O'Hara Also is the 1st Indianan to be Implanted with the SynCardia Heart and the 1st Discharged From the Hospital Without a Human Heart, Thanks to the Freedom® Portable Driver TUCSON, Ariz., Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- An Indiana man has become the 1,200th person in the world to be implanted with the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart. Patrick O'Hara is the first person in Indiana to receive the life-saving device and the first Hoosier to be discharged from the...

EcoBots: Robots With ‘Hearts’ Powered By Urine, Waste
2013-11-08 17:02:41

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Whiz kids at the University of Bristol have taken another step toward creating an autonomous waste-driven robot by developing a heart-like pump that moves urine as it draws power from it. The latest technological splash expands on previous work from the Bristol Robotics Laboratory. The joint endeavor between the University of the West of England and the University of Bristol has produced four generations of ‘EcoBots’ that are...

2013-11-05 08:35:09

Renowned Surgeon Francisco Arabia Discusses His Experience with Implantation of Over 100 SynCardia Total Artificial Hearts as it Relates to INTERMACS Statistics TUCSON, Ariz., Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Veteran heart surgeon Dr. Francisco Arabia tells colleagues there is no reason for bridge to transplant patients to suffer from end-stage biventricular failure if they are bridged with the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart because it is the only device that eliminates the...

2013-10-22 08:32:09

Omer Bayrak Has Returned to Work & Recreation While He Waits For a Matching Donor Heart, Thanks to the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart Powered by the 6-Kilo Freedom® Portable Driver TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Omer Bayrak, who made headlines when he became the first patient in Turkey to be discharged from the hospital with his SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart powered by the Freedom® portable driver, continues to live at home with his family to wait for a...

2013-10-15 08:30:33

Documentary States the SynCardia Heart is the Only Man-made Internal Organ That's Already Saving Lives TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A human-like bionic man envisioned in popular culture may be years away, but there's one man-made organ that already is saving lives: the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131015/LA97441) Scientists and roboticists researched and used the most advanced technology they could find to...

2013-10-08 12:26:57

The SynCardia Total Artificial Heart Provides Bridge to Transplant for 25-Year-Old Southern California Man Whose Father Died of the Same Disease TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Kevin Stroh, 25, was fighting for his life against congestive heart failure, the same disease that claimed the life of his 29-year-old father. Thanks to the world's first and only FDA-approved SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart, this Southern California resident had a much different...


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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