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2014-03-31 13:22:25

The most frequently used mechanical circulatory assist device in the world may have untapped potential.

2014-03-26 12:29:52

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Devices Will See Rapid Adoption, But Are Unlikely to Match Success Seen in US and Europe, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON,

2014-03-25 16:26:29

Thought Leaders Present Cases with Etiologies That Lead to End-Stage Biventricular Heart Failure, Including Cardiac Tumor, Transplant Rejection, Ventricular Septal Defect and Chagas Disease TUCSON,

2014-03-24 23:24:56

NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center marked a milestone in cardiac care after completing its 1,000th transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), a procedure for patients

2014-03-21 08:24:33

CHICAGO, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Allegations continue surrounding the testing of two annuloplasty rings, invented by the chief of cardiac surgery, Dr.

2014-03-10 12:26:31

Launch of Transcatheter Technologies In Australia and China In 2014 Will Be Major Growth Driver, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/

2014-03-03 16:25:23

SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following new allegations in Sunday's Fresno Bee, that a heart surgeon repeatedly left surgeries before closing up patients' chests,

2014-02-27 23:04:25

Medical professionals from around the world gathered in Orlando, Fla.


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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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