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2015-04-23 12:30:39

More than 220 clinically stable SynCardia Total Artificial Heart patients have received the Freedom® portable driver for over 140 patient years of support.

2015-03-31 08:37:09

The 50cc heart is the smaller version of the 70cc SynCardia Heart, which is FDA, Health Canada and CE mark approved.

2015-03-24 12:31:50

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.

2015-03-03 12:30:14

Brothers Stan and Dominique Larkin both received the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart to save them from life-threatening genetic heart disease.

2015-02-10 08:33:06

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.

2015-02-03 12:28:26

There have been 1,458 implants of 13 different artificial heart designs performed between 1969 and 2014.

2015-01-13 12:27:15

As his heart disease worsened, Californian Steve Williams feared he would die in his sleep.

2015-01-06 16:26:35

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,

2014-12-16 08:28:01

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,

2014-12-10 16:26:49

Program one of the largest pediatric heart transplant programs in the nation HOUSTON, Dec.


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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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