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Total Artificial Heart Manufacturer Joins Members From More Than 60 Countries Judged by Their Peers as the Most Innovative in the Technology World Tucson, AZ
Patients who have received a solid organ transplant, such as kidney, liver, heart or lung, have an overall cancer risk that is double that of the general population, with an increased risk for many different types of malignancies.
â€œItâ€™s a Miracle to Have the Opportunity to be at Home with My Family and to Have a Life Againâ€ Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) October 27, 2011 SynCardia Systems,
Johns Hopkins researchers say they have developed a formula to predict which heart transplant patients are at greatest risk of death in the year following their surgeries, information that could help medical teams figure out who would benefit most from the small number of available organs.
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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