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Statins prevent cancer and reduce death from all causes in heart transplant recipients.
Cancer is the leading cause of death late after heart transplantation. Now, new research shows that statins, immunomondulatory drugs, may benefit patients beyond their lipid lowering effects.
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Retired Pro Hockey Player Gaetano “Gates” Orlando Receives World’s Only Approved Total Artificial Heart to Bridge Him to a Heart Transplant Tucson, AZ
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,...