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2013-02-18 23:03:12

During a recent webinar hosted by AllMed Healthcare Management, Dr. Dale Mueller, a board-certified thoracic and cardiac surgeon, discussed the use of left ventricular assist devices (LVADs) for mechanical circulatory support and their potential complications. Portland, OR (PRWEB) February 18, 2013 During a recent webinar hosted by AllMed Healthcare Management, Dr. Dale Mueller, a board-certified thoracic and cardiac surgeon, discussed the use of left ventricular assist devices (LVADs) for...

2013-01-29 23:01:50

Dr. Haas has a special interest in congestive heart failure (CHF), cardiomyopathies, mechanical circulatory support, hypertension, and heart transplant. ABINGTON, PA (PRWEB) January 29, 2013 Donald C. Haas, MD, has joined Abington Memorial Hospital as co-director of the Comprehensive Heart Failure Program and medical director of the Ventricular Assist Device Program. Dr. Haas is board certified in Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease and Internal...

2012-12-05 14:36:23

Pharmacological stress echo identifies donor hearts that would historically have been rejected Hearts previously rejected due to donors' age or other risk factors can now be declared viable for transplantation using pharmacological stress echo, according to research presented at EUROECHO and other Imaging Modalities 2012. The study1 was presented by Dr Tonino Bombardini from Pisa, Italy. EUROECHO and other Imaging Modalities 2012 is the annual meeting of the European Association of...


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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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