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Bio-inspired Glue May Improve How Surgeons Treat Congenital Heart Defects And Other Heart Problems
2014-01-09 10:43:36

Researchers developed a bio-inspired adhesive that could rapidly attach biodegradable patches inside a beating heart—in the exact place where congenital holes in the heart occur, such as with ventricular heart defects.

2014-01-09 04:20:41

PARIS, January 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovative adhesive technology published as a cover feature in the high impact journal, Science

2013-12-19 12:06:35

Patients undergoing cardiac surgery should be assessed for depression and physical activity.

2013-12-12 23:02:44

Physicians use a catheter-based delivery system to place an expandable heart valve into the bodies of patients with aortic valve stenosis. Abington, PA (PRWEB)

2013-12-05 23:50:36

Aortic valve stenosis is the most frequent heart valve defect of older people in Europe – the cause is usually increasing calcification of this important valve.

2013-12-02 21:27:04

Approximately one percent of all newborns in Switzerland are diagnosed with a congenital heart defect, roughly half of them require open heart surgery.


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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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