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New Study Results Presented at AHA Scientific Sessions 2013 Show a Single Dose of Stem Cell Therapy During Surgery May Improve New LVAD Patients’ Heart Function New
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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