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"Recapturable" heart valve tested as alternative to open heart surgery ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct.
Funds to Be Used to Extend Commercial Efforts, Capitalize on Promising Patient Data KIRKLAND, Wash., Oct.
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai research findings show there was no significant difference in 15-year survival or stroke rates in patients aged between 50 and 69 years who had aortic valve
JENA, Germany, September 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Occlutech, a leading innovator of products to treat structural heart disease today announced that it has obtained a European
CHICAGO, September 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New valves may grow with patients and may have lower rejection rates Researchers have found a way to
Data From REPRISE III Clinical Trial Designed to Support U.S. Regulatory Approval MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Sept.
PubMed-indexed case report---with matching video---by surgeons at Texas Children's Hospital and Cincinnati Children's Hospital concludes that the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart can be modified for
Heart Transplant program becomes one of only two programs in South Florida. Hollywood, Florida (PRWEB) September 18, 2014
Third Multi-Center Study Shows Compelling Results Consistent with Previous Trials; Data Presented at TCT KIRKLAND, Wash., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardiac Dimensions(®), Inc.
Peer-reviewed case report says implantation of the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart restores "normal biventricular circulation" to a congenital patient with only one functioning ventricle.
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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