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2014-10-20 23:04:44

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Global LVAD Market Report: 2014 Edition" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 LVAD, Left Ventricular Assist Device, is a mechanical device that circulates blood throughout the body when the heart is too weak to pump blood on its own. They are used in bridge-to-transplantation (BTT), destination therapy (DT) and bridge to recovery. With the existing conventional therapies and other invasive therapies that provide only...

2014-10-20 16:26:58

FDA-approved CardioMEMS device reduces hospital readmissions and enables patients to send health data instantly and effortlessly to their physicians LOS ANGELES, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Keck Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) is the first medical center in Southern California, post-Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval, to implant a new wireless device for heart failure patients. The device is designed to reduce readmissions to the hospital...

2014-10-15 12:30:58

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HeartWare International, Inc. (NASDAQ: HTWR) has scheduled a conference call to discuss its financial results for the three months ended September 30, 2014, at 8:00 a.m. U.S. Eastern Daylight Time on Thursday, October 30, 2014. The Company plans to release the financial results prior to the conference call. The conference call with management will discuss the Company's financial results, highlights from the third quarter and business...

2014-10-15 08:31:46

PLEASANTON, Calif., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thoratec Corporation (NASDAQ: THOR), a world leader in device-based mechanical circulatory support therapies to save, support and restore failing hearts, today announced that it will report its operating results for the third quarter of fiscal year 2014 on Wednesday, November 5. The company will hold a conference call to discuss its financial results and operating activities, open to all interested parties, at 1:30 p.m., Pacific...

New Implantable Device Can Slow And Reverse Heart Failure: Study
2014-10-08 03:53:41

[ Watch The Video: New Device Can Slow, Reverse Heart Failure ] Provided by Ohio State University A new, implantable device to control heart failure is showing promising results in the first trial to determine safety and effectiveness in patients, according to lead researcher Dr. William Abraham of The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. Results of the study are published in the Journal of American College of Cardiology Heart Failure. "Heart failure is one of the...

2014-10-06 16:27:44

PLEASANTON, Calif., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thoratec Corporation (NASDAQ: THOR), a world leader in device-based mechanical circulatory support therapies to save, support and restore failing hearts, announced today that Niamh Pellegrini has joined Thoratec in the new role of President, North America. This new position at Thoratec encompasses responsibility for all commercial operations within North America. Ms. Pellegrini has over twenty-five years of experience in the...

2014-09-22 08:28:03

COMPANY PROVIDES THIRD QUARTER FINANCIAL UPDATES PLEASANTON, Calif., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thoratec Corporation (NASDAQ: THOR), a world leader in device-based mechanical circulatory support therapies to save, support and restore failing hearts, announced today that D. Keith Grossman has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Grossman succeeds Gary F. Burbach, who has stepped down from his executive and Board roles but will remain as...

2014-09-16 23:04:08

Former Major League Baseball relief pitcher Kent Tekulve is recovering well today after undergoing successful heart transplantation surgery at Allegheny General Hospital (AGH) on Friday, September 5. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Former Major League Baseball relief pitcher Kent Tekulve is recovering well today after undergoing successful heart transplantation surgery at Allegheny General Hospital (AGH) on Friday, September 5. Mr. Tekulve, who spent most of his 16-year baseball...

2014-09-12 08:24:55

From 1969 to September 5, 2014, 1,413 artificial hearts of 13 different designs have been implanted in heart failure patients. Here's an update on the state of this life-saving technology. TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardiovascular disease, which includes heart failure, is the number one cause of death, killing more people worldwide than all cancers combined. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140911/145568 The need for donor hearts is growing as heart disease continues...

2014-09-09 16:26:44

PLEASANTON, Calif., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thoratec Corporation (NASDAQ: THOR), a world leader in device-based mechanical circulatory support therapies to save, support and restore failing hearts, announced today that it has begun to enroll patients in the HeartMate III(TM) U.S. clinical trial. "We are excited to continue our recent pipeline progress with the start of the U.S. clinical trial for HeartMate III," said Gary F. Burbach, President and Chief Executive Officer....


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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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