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Latest SynCardia Systems Inc. Stories

2014-04-08 12:31:04

Becker's Hospital Review Focuses on Cutting-Edge Healthcare Information for Hospital and Healthcare Leaders TUCSON, Ariz., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than two-thirds, 35, of SynCardia's 52 Certified Centers in the United States are on the "100 Great Hospitals in America" list published by Becker's Hospital Review. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140408/LA00151 "When more than a third of America's top 100 hospitals have the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart it...

2014-04-01 08:30:02

SynCardia Systems, Inc., Recognizes Outstanding Outcomes, Implant Leaders, Emerging Leaders & Fast Start Certified Centers TUCSON, Ariz., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nine 'best of the best' SynCardia Certified Centers were honored by SynCardia Systems, Inc., for their use of the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart, the world's first and only FDA, Health Canada and CE approved Total Artificial Heart, and the Freedom® portable driver that powers it....

2014-03-25 16:26:29

Thought Leaders Present Cases with Etiologies That Lead to End-Stage Biventricular Heart Failure, Including Cardiac Tumor, Transplant Rejection, Ventricular Septal Defect and Chagas Disease TUCSON, Ariz., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thought leaders in the U.S. heart transplant and mechanical device field recently detailed the best practices for a growing list of uses for the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart, demonstrating how the world's first and only FDA, Health Canada and CE...

2014-03-18 08:31:41

SynCardia Systems, Inc. Continues to Make Progress for Approval of the SynCardia Heart for Permanent Use to Save Patients Who Are Unlikely to Receive Another Donor Heart TUCSON, Ariz., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SynCardia Systems, Inc. is moving forward to gain FDA approval to use the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart as destination therapy (a permanent replacement heart), which could save patients whose donor heart transplant is failing and are unlikely to receive another...

2014-03-11 16:26:25

Once Results of Studies Are Approved by the FDA, the Smaller 50cc SynCardia Heart and New Permanent Use Indication Will Triple the Number of Heart Failure Patients Who Can Get a 2nd Chance at Life TUCSON, Ariz., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent developments surrounding the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart will make the life-saving device available to three times the number of people suffering from end-stage biventricular heart failure. Over 300 SynCardia Hearts have...

2014-03-04 08:33:06

AHA-Tucson Division Names SynCardia Co-Founder Copeland a Heart Hero for His Pioneering Work With Heart Transplants & the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart TUCSON, Ariz., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Internationally renowned heart transplant pioneer Dr. Jack G. Copeland was honored recently as a "Heart Hero" by the American Heart Association in Tucson, Arizona, for his trailblazing work saving lives with heart transplantation, the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart and the use of...

2014-02-18 12:31:14

The Freedom Driver Won Edison's 2013 Silver Award for Its Ability to Allow Stable Total Artificial Heart Patients to Live Life at Home Without Human Hearts TUCSON, Ariz., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Freedom® portable driver that powers the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart, the world's first and only FDA, Health Canada and CE (Europe) approved Total Artificial Heart, has been named one of four finalists for the 2014 Edison Awards' devices section in the...

2014-02-11 08:33:40

A Growing Network of SynCardia Certified Centers Give End-Stage Heart Failure Patients A 2nd Chance at Life TUCSON, Ariz., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Turkiye Yuksek Ihtisas Hospital in Ankara recently implanted Turkey's 24th and 25th SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Hearts as a bridge to transplant to donor human hearts. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140211/LA62279) One of the patients was discharged Jan. 31, 2014, less than six weeks following his Dec. 23, 2013 implant...

2014-01-28 08:29:15

Jack Jones Got His 2nd Chance at Life Because of the World's First and Only FDA, Health Canada and CE (Europe) Approved Total Artificial Heart TUCSON, Ariz., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Even though Greenbrier, Tenn., residents Jack and Mary Jones were 685 miles from home and on vacation, they soon learned that they were in the right place at the right time. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140128/LA53699) The husband, a farmer, and the wife, an accountant, were in Williamsburg,...

2014-01-14 08:28:30

Award Honors Late Senior Quality Engineer Anna Salazar and Helps Female Engineering Students Further Their Education TUCSON, Ariz., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A University of Arizona senior whose aim is to develop medical devices that monitor heart health is the first recipient of the Anna Salazar Memorial Engineering Scholarship presented by SynCardia Systems, Inc. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140114/LA45597) Sandra Gonzalez of Tucson, who received $5,000 from...