Latest Heart transplantation Stories
47-Year-Old Father of One Waited for Matching Donor Heart at Home for 3 Months Using Freedom® Portable Driver Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) February 15, 2012
More than six million American adults suffer from heart failure.
18-Year-Old Jordan Merecka was 1st Pediatric Total Artificial Heart Patient to be Discharged Home Using the Freedom® Portable Driver Tucson, AZ (PRWEB)
The heart transplant and liver transplantation programs at Allegheny General Hospital (AGH) are among the nation’s best in patient care quality, according to the latest report by the Scientific
SynCardia Total Artificial Heart was the “Perfect Solution” for Near-Death Patient with Ventricular Septal Defect Tucson, Ariz.
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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