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2014-06-11 12:26:13

HOUSTON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Hospital has again been recognized as a national leader in cardiology and heart surgery among pediatric hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Improving their national ranking, Texas Children's Heart Center placed second nationally in the Best Children's Hospitals 2014-15 survey. To learn more about Texas Children's Heart Center please visit texaschildrens.org/heart. For more than half a century, the integrated,...

2014-06-05 00:21:14

NATICK, Mass., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) has initiated the RESPOND Post Market Registry to assess real world performance of the Lotus(TM) Valve System. The RESPOND Registry will collect data on clinical outcomes and device performance in 1,000 patients implanted at 50 centers around the world. Three patients enrolled in the RESPOND Registry thus far have been successfully implanted with the Lotus Valve System. Dr. Nicolas Van Mieghem and...

2014-05-27 12:30:37

PinnacleHealth Among Top Hospitals in United States to Offer Breakthrough Device for Patients with Mitral Valve Disease HARRISBURG, Pa., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Harold Lysle, Jr. of Carlisle, Pa., was considered too high risk for surgery due to the severity of his heart failure and other comorbidities. As his heart failure worsened, so did his quality of life. Harold suffered from a heart condition called mitral regurgitation, in which blood flows backward through a valve in his...

2014-05-16 23:07:41

Nobles Medical Technologies II treats first US patient with NobleStitch EL PFO Closure Device. Fountain Valley, CA (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 Nobles Medical Technologies II (NMT2) today announced that its first American patient has had a successful PFO closure. John Wyall from Orem, Utah has suffered from stroke, aura, and severe chronic fatigue that has worsened in the last few years to the point that he has been bedfast for 14 to 18 hours a day for the last year and a half and unable to do...

2014-05-12 23:06:30

Revolutionizing developments in biological tissue vales will drive the European transcatheter heart valve implantation market to over $1.7 Billion by 2020, Reports iData Research Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 According to a new report on the European Market for Cardiac Surgery Devices by iData Research (http://www.idataresearch.com), the leading global authority in medical device and pharmaceutical market research, the total European Cardiac Surgery Devices market is projected to...

2014-05-08 23:02:00

World-renowned recruits Blase A. Carabello, MD, appointed Chair of Cardiology and John D. Puskas, MD, Chair of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Mount Sinai Beth Israel. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 The Mount Sinai Health System and Mount Sinai Beth Israel are pleased to announce the appointments of Blase A. Carabello, MD, as Chair of Cardiology and John D. Puskas, MD, as Chair of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Mount Sinai Beth Israel. “I am thrilled Dr. Carabello and Dr. Puskas have joined...

2014-04-30 11:09:57

With better modern-day immediate post-surgical care, attention is drawn to the 30-to-90 day postoperative period as risky phase of operation has been extended, according to presentation at 94th AATS Annual Meeting Children with a heart defect called transposition of great arteries (TGA) are born with the two major blood vessels (aorta and the main lung artery) arising from the wrong sides of the heart. Consequently, blood is pumping inappropriately between the lungs and the rest of the...

Lessons From NASA Helps Manage Threats And Errors In Pediatric Cardiac Surgery
2014-04-29 17:11:20

American Association for Thoracic Surgery Presentation at 94th AATS Annual Meeting describes steps to break error cycles and improve patient safety All high-stakes industries that function at very high "6-sigma" safety levels have a pre-occupation with human error. The aviation industry epitomizes this concept; during the 1970s NASA and aviation researchers realized that humans are the least reliable resource in the cockpit. Subsequent research into >30,000 flights has confirmed that...

2014-04-28 16:30:48

LONDON, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: US Cardiac Surgery and Heart Valve Devices Markethttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_devices/us_cardiac_surgery_heart_valve_devices_market.html The U.S. market for Cardiac Surgery and Heart Valve Device s will grow at a CAGR of 9.5% over theforecast period.The U.S. market for Cardiac Surgery and Heart Valve Device s is being sustained by the stability oftraditional...

2014-04-23 16:31:16

LONDON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Transcatheter Heart Valve Market Outlook, 2013 - Approval of Second Generation Prosthetics and Increasing Surgeons' Confidence and Proficiency to Drive TAVR Procedure...


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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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