Latest Heart transplantation Stories
There are many situations in life that shape us into the people we become, some are great, others are tragic and life changing. ROCHESTER, N.Y., May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Ginger
More than 220 clinically stable SynCardia Total Artificial Heart patients have received the Freedom® portable driver for over 140 patient years of support.
ANDOVER, Mass., April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- TransMedics, the company that developed the Organ Care System (OCS(TM)) announces that the groundbreaking series of adult heart transplants from
The key objective of the PSA is to raise awareness about the importance of organ donation.
The 50cc heart is the smaller version of the 70cc SynCardia Heart, which is FDA, Health Canada and CE mark approved.
ANDOVER, Mass., March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- TransMedics announces that the use of its OCS(TM) Heart technology has enabled a groundbreaking European first by the team at Papworth Hospital to preserve
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.
Substantial blood flow through each ventricle by the SynCardia Heart helps bridge patients with heart failure and marginal renal function to dual heart-kidney transplants, according to peer-review
Brothers Stan and Dominique Larkin both received the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart to save them from life-threatening genetic heart disease.
Study published in the ASAIO Journal examined the outcomes of 47 patients who had received SynCardia Total Artificial Heart support for greater than one year.
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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