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2014-10-08 12:28:07

"Recapturable" heart valve tested as alternative to open heart surgery ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct.

2014-10-07 08:29:21

Funds to Be Used to Extend Commercial Efforts, Capitalize on Promising Patient Data KIRKLAND, Wash., Oct.

2014-09-30 23:04:54

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

2014-09-29 12:30:22

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

2014-09-24 08:27:29

CHICAGO, September 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New valves may grow with patients and may have lower rejection rates Researchers have found a way to

2014-09-23 16:27:38

Data From REPRISE III Clinical Trial Designed to Support U.S. Regulatory Approval MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Sept.

2014-09-23 08:30:52

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

2014-09-18 23:00:49

Heart Transplant program becomes one of only two programs in South Florida. Hollywood, Florida (PRWEB) September 18, 2014

2014-09-17 08:29:17

Third Multi-Center Study Shows Compelling Results Consistent with Previous Trials; Data Presented at TCT KIRKLAND, Wash., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardiac Dimensions(®), Inc.

2014-09-16 12:24:58

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.


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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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