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2014-07-14 20:21:24

European Launch Means Physicians Can Now Choose From Three Available Valve Sizes To Match Patient Anatomy More Precisely MARLBOROUGH, Mass., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) has received CE Mark and begun the European commercial launch of its new 25 mm Lotus(TM) Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) System, complementing the currently available 23 mm and 27 mm valve sizes. "Having the 25 mm size allows us to be more precise in selecting the...

2014-07-08 23:07:39

Screening for depression and then providing a telephone-delivered, nurse-led “collaborative care” intervention following coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery not only improves health-related quality of life, physical functioning and mood symptoms, but also lowers medical costs and is highly cost-effective compared to doctors’ usual care, according to researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Screening for...

2014-07-08 12:28:42

HOUSTON, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Texas Children's Hospital has been recognized again, by U.S. News & World Report, as a leader in cardiology and heart surgery among pediatric hospitals. Texas Children's Heart Center improved their national ranking, placing second in the Best Children's Hospitals 2014-15 survey. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140707/124821 For more than half a century, TCHC's compassion-driven multidisciplinary team has combined...

2014-07-07 23:07:45

HeartStitch TA Receives Strong Reviews from Physcians at Congenital & Structural Interventions Congress (CSI) in Frankfurt Fountain Valley, CA (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 HeartStitch, Inc. today announced that Prof. Anthony Nobles, CEO of HeartStitch, presented final results of 148 Porcine Transapical Closures treated with HeartStitch TA Access & Closure System. HeartStitch received positive reviews from cardiologists and cardiac surgeons including members of the panel as well as...

2014-07-06 23:02:18

A team of doctors at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi consisting of Dr. Suresh Singhvi (Senior Consultant Hepatic & Pancreatic Surgery and Liver Transplant) and Dr. Sujay Shad (Senior Cardiac Surgeon) performed a rare surgery on a Nigerian patient, who had cancer of the liver that had spread to the heart. The patient reported to the hospital for a follow-up 15 months after the surgery and has recovered completely. New Delhi, India (PRWEB) July 06, 2014 Dr. Lubabatuyakuba Musa, a...

2014-07-03 23:03:47

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Prosthetic Heart Valves. Global market for Prosthetic Heart Valves is projected to reach US$4.8 billion by 2020, driven by aging population & increasing prevalence of cardiovascular disorders, growing adoption of bioprosthetic/tissue heart valves, and regulatory clearance of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) in major markets. San Jose, California (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn. – Prosthetic heart...

2014-06-30 12:32:42

-- Results Validate "D" Shape Staple Used in Cardica's MicroCutter XCHANGE® 30 Enables 5-Millimeter and Potentially 3-Millimeter Surgical Stapler -- REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardica, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRDC) today announced that Dr. Stefanos Demertzis, associate professor at the University of Berne, Switzerland and senior staff cardiac surgeon and deputy head of the department of cardiac surgery at the Cardiocentro Ticino Lugano, completed a study that...

2014-06-19 23:18:18

Nobles Medical Technologies II, Inc. (NMT2) today announced that its first Swedish patient Eva has had a successful PFO closure. Fountain Valley, CA (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Nobles Medical Technologies II, Inc. (NMT2) today announced that its first Swedish patient Eva has had a successful PFO closure. The patient, a nurse/ administrator from the hospital and rehabilitation center in Linkoping, who has suffered from stroke and migraine was being treated with aggressive medication Warfarin (a...

2014-06-17 12:29:40

Advances Highest Quality Cardiovascular Care BROWNS MILLS, N.J., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Joseph P. Chirichella, President and CEO of Deborah Heart and Lung Center, New Jersey's only specialty heart, lung and vascular hospital, has announced a partnership agreement with Mid-Atlantic Surgical Associates (MASA), one of the nation's largest volume and highest quality cardiac surgery groups. The agreement will bring to Deborah's campus two talented, highly qualified MASA cardio...

2014-06-17 12:29:25

IRVINGTON, N.Y., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Abyrx(TM), Inc., a privately?held specialty biosurgical products company, today announced it has partnered with Unify Surgical to significantly expand the distribution of its hemostatic bone putty products (AHBP(TM), Hemasorb(TM), Hemasorb Apply(TM), and Hemasorb Plus(TM)) to cardiothoracic surgeries throughout the United States. Under the terms of the agreement, Unify will have leadership responsibility for representing Abyrx's products...


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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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