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2013-09-24 09:49:58

Study Highlights: -Children with specific types of heart birth defects who are under 3 or who’ve had cardiac surgery within the last six months may face an elevated risk of heart infection. -Parents of children with heart birth defects should discuss with their physicians how to prevent these potentially serious infections. Children with certain heart birth defects may have an increased risk for bacterial infection of their heart’s lining and valves, according to new research in...

2013-09-22 08:20:26

September 22-25 2013, Peabody Orlando, Orlando, FL. ORLANDO, Sept. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Heart Failure Society of America's (HFSA) 17(th) Annual Scientific Meeting convenes Sunday, September 22, 2013 at the Peabody Orlando Hotel. This four-day meeting--a forum for heart failure specialists to present research findings and advances in treatment--will address emerging trends in research and new developments in the approach to treating patients with all stages of heart failure. The 2013...

2013-09-18 15:41:40

First in state to perform minimally invasive alternative to open-heart surgery Todd Dunlap, 62, arrived at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center's emergency room on Aug. 8 suffering from shortness of breath, fatigue and extreme cold. When a CT scan revealed a 24-inch clot stretching from his legs into his heart, doctors feared the mass could break loose and lodge in his lungs, blocking oxygen and killing him instantly. Dr. John Moriarty gave his patient a choice. Dunlap could have...

2013-09-17 04:22:23

REPRISE II Data Honored as Best Abstract 2013 at PCR London Valves Course NATICK, Massachusetts, September 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) reported favorable six-month results from the first 60 patients enrolled in the REPRISE II clinical trial evaluating the safety and performance of the Lotus(TM) Valve System in symptomatic patients with severe aortic stenosis considered at high risk for surgical valve replacement. The data, which...

2013-09-16 12:27:20

Only TAVI System with Indications to Treat Aortic Stenosis and Aortic Insufficiency WILMINGTON, Del. and MUNICH, Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- JenaValve Technology, Inc., a privately-held, venture-backed developer, manufacturer and marketer of transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) systems for the treatment of aortic valve disease, announced today it has received CE (Conformite Europeenne) Mark approval from European regulators for its transapical TAVI system for the treatment of...

2013-09-16 08:29:42

Educational Program on Advanced Surgical Techniques for Cardiac Surgery Residents ATLANTA, Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE: CRY), a leading tissue processing and medical device Company focused on cardiac and vascular surgery, announced today that it will host an Aortic Valve and Root "Boot Camp" training session on September 18-20, 2013 at CryoLife's training facility at its corporate headquarters in suburban Atlanta. The course directors for the training session will be...

2013-09-11 23:02:05

Proceeds from the 7th Annual SBC event will benefit the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit at Levine Children’s Hospital, voted in 2013 by US News & World Report as a “Best Children’s Hospital” in multiple categories including cancer, cardiology & heart surgery, gastroenterology & GI surgery, neonatology, and nephrology. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 Leading mobile security event correlation provider SyncDog today announced a sponsorship of the 7th Annual...

2013-09-10 23:17:30

Prince George's County jury finds doctor responsible for the wrongful death. Prince George's County, Maryland (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 Last Friday, September 6, 2013, a unanimous jury in Prince George’s County awarded a $ 5.55 million dollar verdict for the Plaintiffs in a medical negligence and wrongful death case. The case was brought the daughter of the deceased and the estate of her late mother, Velda Faye Richardson. This case dealt with the pulling of pacing wires from...

2013-09-09 12:25:25

DALLAS, Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chloe Duyck Memorial Fund, part of the Cardiopulmonary Research Science and Technology Institute (CRSTI), will be holding its annual fundraiser, this year titled The Magic of Hope: Raising Hope 4 Tiny Hearts 2013 (http://magicofhope.com), at the Dr. Pepper Arena in Frisco, Texas on Saturday, September 21. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130909/PH76209-a ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130909/PH76209LOGO-b ) Named for Chloe...

2013-09-09 04:21:21

CAESAREA, Israel, September 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- - CE Marking for the TriGuard(TM) device, devised to minimize the risk of brain damage during TAVR, enables commencement of commercial use - Recent data demonstrates considerable reduction of new brain lesion volume during protected TAVR procedures performed with the TriGuard medical device Keystone Heart, a leader in the development of cerebral protection devices for...


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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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