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2013-05-24 23:29:56

115 Interactive Exhibits, Research Capsules and Live Laboratory Experiences Explore the Science of Health and Wellbeing in the 21st Century Tucson, Ariz. (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 SynCardia Systems, Inc. (http://www.syncardia.com), manufacturer of the world´s first and only FDA, Health Canada and CE (Europe) approved Total Artificial Heart, announced today that the Glasgow Science Centre in Scotland, which boasts more than 380,000 visitors annually, is featuring the SynCardia temporary...


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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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cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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