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At One Year, Patients Showed Significantly Lower Fatality and Improved Quality of Life HARRISBURG, Pa., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Results from a groundbreaking study performed
These and Other Studies Reinforce Global Commitment to the Development of Innovative Therapies to Improve Care for Patients with Cardiovascular Disease NATICK, Mass., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/
Among patients undergoing aortic valve replacement using a catheter tube, a comparison of two types of heart valve technologies, balloon-expandable or self-expandable valve systems, found a greater rate of device success with the balloon-expandable valve.
The most frequently used mechanical circulatory assist device in the world may have untapped potential.
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,
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,
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
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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