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Latest Artificial heart Stories

2013-02-27 12:27:48

New technology can save lives for those suffering from end-stage bi-ventricular heart failure NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The John Ochsner Heart & Vascular Institute (JOHVI) at Ochsner Medical Center has performed the Gulf South Region's first Total Artificial Heart (TAH) implant. The latest advancement in mechanical heart technology, the SynCardia TAH is the world's first and only FDA approved device. (Logo:...

2013-02-21 08:30:20

TUCSON, Ariz., Feb. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- At only 20 years old, Tiernee Gonzalez has been battling two major diseases for most of her young life: heart failure and kidney failure. When she became the first patient at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center to receive the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart on Nov. 9, her doctors hoped it would bring her one step closer to winning her battle against end-stage heart failure. What they didn't expect, was that it...

2013-02-18 23:03:12

During a recent webinar hosted by AllMed Healthcare Management, Dr. Dale Mueller, a board-certified thoracic and cardiac surgeon, discussed the use of left ventricular assist devices (LVADs) for mechanical circulatory support and their potential complications. Portland, OR (PRWEB) February 18, 2013 During a recent webinar hosted by AllMed Healthcare Management, Dr. Dale Mueller, a board-certified thoracic and cardiac surgeon, discussed the use of left ventricular assist devices (LVADs) for...

2013-02-14 08:29:53

TUCSON, Ariz., Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SynCardia Systems, Inc. (www.syncardia.com), manufacturer of the world's first and only FDA, Health Canada and CE (Europe) approved Total Artificial Heart, has been selected by Forbes as one of "America's Most Promising Companies" for the second consecutive year. On the list of 100 privately held, high-growth companies with bright futures, SynCardia was ranked #69, moving up eight spots from its #77 ranking last year. (Photo:...

2013-01-17 08:26:07

TUCSON, Ariz., Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SynCardia Systems, Inc. (www.syncardia.com), manufacturer of the world's first and only FDA, Health Canada and CE (Europe) approved Total Artificial Heart, announced today record-setting results for 2012 for implants, revenue and profit. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130117/LA44048) "2012 was a momentous year for the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart with a record-breaking 125 implants performed at more than 50...

2013-01-10 08:24:55

TUCSON, Ariz., Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SynCardia Systems, Inc. (www.syncardia.com), manufacturer of the world's first and only FDA, Health Canada and CE (Europe) approved Total Artificial Heart, announced today that Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles has discharged its first patient to receive the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart. Chad Washington, 35, left the hospital on Dec. 10, in time to celebrate the holidays at home with his wife and 4-year-old son using...

2013-01-07 08:30:31

PLEASANTON, Calif., Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Thoratec Corporation (NASDAQ: THOR), a world leader in device-based mechanical circulatory support (MCS) therapies to save, support and restore failing hearts, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted an Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) to commence the REVIVE-IT study utilizing the HeartMate II® Left Ventricular Assist System. REVIVE-IT (Randomized Evaluation of VAD InterVEntion before Inotropic...

2012-12-06 12:26:49

TUCSON, Ariz., Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SynCardia Systems, Inc. (www.syncardia.com), manufacturer of the world's first and only FDA, Health Canada and CE (Europe) approved Total Artificial Heart, announced today that University of Washington (UW) Medical Center in Seattle has performed 10 implants of the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart so far in 2012, the most of any SynCardia Certified Center this year. It also marks a new record for number of implants performed by a hospital...

2012-11-29 12:28:43

TUCSON, Ariz., Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SynCardia Systems, Inc. (www.syncardia.com), manufacturer of the world's first and only FDA, Health Canada and CE (Europe) approved Total Artificial Heart, announced today that it has been honored with three awards in November. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121129/LA20709) Best in Biz Awards, announced Nov. 12 Best New Product of the YearGold Winner: Freedom® portable driverThe Freedom portable driver is the world's first...

2012-11-15 08:32:00

TUCSON, Ariz., Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SynCardia Systems, Inc. (www.syncardia.com), manufacturer of the world's first and only FDA, Health Canada and CE (Europe) approved Total Artificial Heart, announced today that avid hiker Chris Marshall, who received the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart in February, has been successfully bridged to a heart transplant at University of Washington (UW) Medical Center in Seattle. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121115/LA13969)...


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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