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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.

2014-02-24 23:03:53

Susquehanna Health (SH) Cardiothoracic Surgeon Dr.

2014-02-22 08:20:28

Valve Clinic Team first in U.S. to utilize new valve that could give more patients the opportunity for treatment CLEARWATER, Fla., Feb.

Rhythm Needed By Babies' Hearts To Develop Correctly
2014-02-19 13:58:37

To develop correctly, baby hearts need rhythm…even before they have blood to pump.

2014-02-19 12:28:22

Sets Stage for Expanded Adoption Of CARILLON® Mitral Contour System® KIRKLAND, Wash., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardiac Dimensions(®),( )Inc.

Due To Lack Of Symptoms, 85 Percent Of Heart Attacks After Surgery Go Undetected
2014-02-18 13:56:16

Without administering a simple blood test in the first few days after surgery, 85 percent of the heart attacks or injuries patients suffer could be missed

2014-02-18 12:30:32

- Harpoon Has Raised More Than $300,000 in Competitive Grants and Award Funding in Less Than a Year - BALTIMORE, Feb.

2014-02-12 12:32:31

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gagnon Cardiovascular Institute at Morristown Medical Center in Morristown, NJ, announced today the opening of the Chanin T.


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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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Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.