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2012-04-21 23:00:56

A revolutionary state-of-the-art integrated cloud based transplant system. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) April 21, 2012 OTTR Chronic Care Solutions, an Omaha-based clinical process management and informatics company, announced that they have signed an agreement with Porter Adventist Hospital. Porter Adventist Hospital will use the OTTR Transplant Care Platform comprehensively across all their transplant programs. In addition to using the unique cloud deployed OTTR Transplant Care Platform, Porter will...

2012-04-18 21:28:02

Medical breakthrough holds promise for millions with heart failure Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes today are announcing a research breakthrough in mice that one day may help doctors restore hearts damaged by heart attacks–by converting scar-forming cardiac cells into beating heart muscle. These scientists previously transformed such cells into cardiac muscle-like cells in petri dishes. But Gladstone postdoctoral scholar Li Qian, PhD, along with researchers in the laboratory...

2012-04-12 23:01:49

Approval of HDE Will Allow Up to 4,000 U.S. Patients Not Eligible for Transplant to Receive the Total Artificial Heart on a Permanent Basis Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) April 12, 2012 SynCardia Systems, Inc., manufacturer of the world´s first and only FDA, Health Canada and CE (Europe) approved Total Artificial Heart, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a Humanitarian Use Device (HUD) designation for the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart to be...


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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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