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More than 220 clinically stable SynCardia Total Artificial Heart patients have received the Freedom® portable driver for over 140 patient years of support.
The 50cc heart is the smaller version of the 70cc SynCardia Heart, which is FDA, Health Canada and CE mark approved.
In a peer-reviewed paper published in the American Journal of Transplantation, it is estimated that 20,000 donor hearts annually are needed to save U.S. patients dying from heart failure.
Brothers Stan and Dominique Larkin both received the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart to save them from life-threatening genetic heart disease.
The winter 2015 HP Matter issue on health care technology features a 3:35 video of two Arizona men who were implanted with the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart. TUCSON, Ariz., Feb.
There have been 1,458 implants of 13 different artificial heart designs performed between 1969 and 2014.
As his heart disease worsened, Californian Steve Williams feared he would die in his sleep.
19 patients who are not eligible for a donor heart transplant will participate in the pivotal clinical study to evaluate the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart for permanent use. TUCSON,
Former NHL player Gates Orlando will appear on the Donate Life entry as a donor heart recipient after he was bridged to transplant with the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart. TUCSON,
Program one of the largest pediatric heart transplant programs in the nation HOUSTON, Dec.
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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