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2012-06-20 02:26:59

TUCSON, Ariz., June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 18, SynCardia Systems, Inc. (www.syncardia.com), manufacturer of the world's first and only FDA, Health Canada and CE (Europe) approved Total Artificial Heart, was honored with two Gold Stevie® Awards at the 10th Annual American Business Awards. SynCardia won "Company of the Year - Health Products and Services" and "Most Innovative Company of the Year - up to 100 Employees." (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120620/LA27527)...

2012-06-20 06:21:53

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — An estimated 26 million American adults suffer with chronic kidney disease (CKD), and according to a new study, many cases are left untreated, especially among the elderly. In the study that included nearly two million adults in Canada, the rate of progression to untreated kidney failure was considerably higher among older adults (85 years and older), compared to younger individuals. Past research had indicated that older adults were least likely to have untreated...

2012-06-14 23:03:09

New York personal injury lawyer David Perecman discusses organ transplant risk following the death of a living donor trying to donate a kidney to her ailing brother. The New York medical malpractice lawyers at The Perecman Firm have handled all types of medical malpractice cases in New York over the past 30 years. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 14, 2012 A New York woman died during a kidney transplant operation she was undergoing. She had wanted to donate the organ to her younger brother,...

Doctors Use Stem Cells To Grow Vein For Young Patient
2012-06-14 11:07:14

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com A successful transplant operation in Sweden points to a medical future where your doctor can grow a transplant organ from your own cells, making organ donation a thing of the past. Doctors have now successfully transplanted a vein grown with a patient's own stem cells without complications or the need for immunosuppressants, according to a report published this week in The Lancet. The patient was a 10-year-old girl in Sweden who was suffering from a...

2012-06-14 02:25:00

CHILLY-MAZARIN, France, June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- InGen BioSciences, specialised in the development and commercialisation of mono and multiparametric in vitro diagnostic tests announced a new exclusive partnership with Cylex Incorporated (Columbia, Maryland,...

2012-06-07 23:01:47

Dancer Mia Welch Bridged to Heart Transplant with SynCardia Total Artificial Heart Tucson, Ariz. (PRWEB) June 07, 2012 Last fall, 21-year-old Mia Welch took the phrase “dancing your heart out” to a whole new level. It all began in summer 2010, when she was attending Mesa Community College and dancing 14 hours a week with the school´s summer dance company. “During our summer showcase, every time I did a dance, I was exhausted, which wasn´t normal for me,”...

2012-06-07 02:25:49

TUCSON, Ariz., June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Last fall, 21-year-old Mia Welch took the phrase "dancing your heart out" to a whole new level. It all began in summer 2010, when she was attending Mesa Community College and dancing 14 hours a week with the school's summer dance company. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120607/LA20552) "During our summer showcase, every time I did a dance, I was exhausted, which wasn't normal for me," said Mia. "I had to walk around with my...

2012-06-04 02:26:34

NEW YORK, June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Islet Sciences, Inc., (OTCBB: ISLT) a biotechnology company engaged in the research, development and commercialization of patented technologies in the field of transplantation therapy for patients with diabetes, today announced that it will present at the upcoming 12th Joint Annual Meeting of the American Society of Transplant Surgeons and the American Transplantation (2012 American Transplant Congress). The event will be held from June 2(nd) - June...

2012-06-01 06:23:32

WASHINGTON, June 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- (http://www.myprgenie.com) -- Medical history was made last December when a 31-year old Oklahoma woman donated her kidney to a stranger - a man living in Athens, Greece. In return, the Greek man's wife has donated one of her kidneys to someone in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., completing the first intercontinental kidney exchange and opening a door that potentially can save thousands of lives in the U.S. and worldwide. A donor from Trinidad and Tobago will soon...

2012-05-31 10:24:42

In the news release, Veloxis Pharmaceuticals to Present Results from a Patient Subgroup Analysis of Once-Daily LCP-Tacro(TM) in Stable African-American Kidney Transplant Patients at American Transplant Congress (ATC), issued 31-May-2012 by Veloxis Pharmaceuticals A/S over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the end of the second paragraph should read "second quarter of 2013" rather than "second quarter of 2012" as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release...


Latest Organ transplant Reference Libraries

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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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