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2014-02-05 20:27:00

Significant Medical Milestone Achieved During American Heart Month AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Feb.

2014-02-04 12:27:22

PinnacleHealth Implants Newly Approved Device to Replace Failing Aortic Valves HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb.

2014-01-29 23:28:54

World of Children Award teams up with an award-winning doctor to provide life-saving heart surgeries for children. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) January 29, 2014

2014-01-29 23:25:38

Allegheny General Hospital’s Cardiovascular Institute recently joined a select group of medical centers in the country performing robotically-assisted minimally invasive mitral valve repair

2014-01-28 23:21:16

Dr. Lucas W. Henn performed an aortic valve replacement using minimally invasive techniques and a 10-centimeter incision. The surgery was performed at St.

2014-01-27 14:46:56

A potentially fatal bacterial disease of the heart, infective endocarditis frequently affects the heart's tricuspid valve, often resulting in permanent tissue damage.

2014-01-24 23:20:19

Control Southern Mechanical Services has expanded into Florida after completing the acquisition of Southeast Valve, Inc.’s VR certified valve repair center in Jacksonville. Jacksonville,


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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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