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2012-03-02 12:55:28

Living kidney donors are at no greater risk of heart disease than the healthy general population, finds a study published on bmj.com today.

2012-03-01 13:05:00

Doctors Estimate up to 10 Patients a Year at Allegheny Could Benefit from the Total Artificial Heart as a Bridge to Transplant Tucson, Ariz.

2012-02-28 11:41:04

Heart transplant patients who receive new organs before the age of 55 and get them at hospitals that perform at least nine heart transplants a year are significantly more likely than other people to survive at least 10 years after their operations.

2012-02-23 13:25:00

Total Artificial Heart Available at 56 SynCardia Certified Centers Worldwide with an Additional 34 Hospitals Currently Undergoing Certification Tucson, AZ (PRWEB)

2012-02-17 11:02:20

Being educated about your health and your treatment options is a good thing.

2012-02-15 15:30:00

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


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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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cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
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