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2014-02-18 12:31:14

The Freedom Driver Won Edison's 2013 Silver Award for Its Ability to Allow Stable Total Artificial Heart Patients to Live Life at Home Without Human Hearts TUCSON, Ariz., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Freedom® portable driver that powers the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart, the world's first and only FDA, Health Canada and CE (Europe) approved Total Artificial Heart, has been named one of four finalists for the 2014 Edison Awards' devices section in the...

2014-02-11 08:33:40

A Growing Network of SynCardia Certified Centers Give End-Stage Heart Failure Patients A 2nd Chance at Life TUCSON, Ariz., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Turkiye Yuksek Ihtisas Hospital in Ankara recently implanted Turkey's 24th and 25th SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Hearts as a bridge to transplant to donor human hearts. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140211/LA62279) One of the patients was discharged Jan. 31, 2014, less than six weeks following his Dec. 23, 2013 implant...

2014-02-05 12:27:58

Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute achieves another regional first CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Carolinas HealthCare System today announced it became the first healthcare system in North or South Carolina to implant the total artificial heart (TAH). The surgery was performed at Carolinas Medical Center on January 13, and was led by Eric Skipper, MD, the medical director of adult cardiac surgery at the System's Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute....

2014-01-28 08:29:15

Jack Jones Got His 2nd Chance at Life Because of the World's First and Only FDA, Health Canada and CE (Europe) Approved Total Artificial Heart TUCSON, Ariz., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Even though Greenbrier, Tenn., residents Jack and Mary Jones were 685 miles from home and on vacation, they soon learned that they were in the right place at the right time. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140128/LA53699) The husband, a farmer, and the wife, an accountant, were in Williamsburg,...

2014-01-27 04:21:38

DUBLIN, January 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fpd3f6/artificial_vital) has announced the addition of the "2013 Report on the International Artificial Vital Organs And Medical Bionics Market - Trends and Forecasts to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fpd3f6/artificial_vital ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Today, artificial organs are...

2014-01-14 08:28:30

Award Honors Late Senior Quality Engineer Anna Salazar and Helps Female Engineering Students Further Their Education TUCSON, Ariz., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A University of Arizona senior whose aim is to develop medical devices that monitor heart health is the first recipient of the Anna Salazar Memorial Engineering Scholarship presented by SynCardia Systems, Inc. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140114/LA45597) Sandra Gonzalez of Tucson, who received $5,000 from...

2014-01-07 08:29:55

3 Years of Rapid Growth Sets Pace to Surpass 200 Implants in 2014 TUCSON, Ariz., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With 161 SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Hearts implanted in 2013, nearly double the 81 implants performed in 2011, SynCardia Systems, Inc. is on track to exceed 200 implants of the Total Artificial Heart in 2014, the company announced today. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140107/LA41597) "We expect demand to continue to accelerate this year," says Michael P....

French Patient Recovering Well After Receiving First Long-Term Artificial Heart
2013-12-30 07:02:21

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online Less than two weeks after becoming the first person ever to receive a long-term artificial heart, a 75-year-old Frenchman is said to be recovering well, various media outlets reported on Sunday. Professor Daniel Duveau, one of the surgeons who performed the December 18 operation at the Georges Pompidou European Hospital in Paris, said that the man was “awake, feeding himself and talking with his family,” according to Reuters...


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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