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For patients suffering from end-stage biventricular (both sides) heart failure, a donor heart transplant is the standard of care. However, not all patients waiting for a donor heart will have one available to them when they need it to save their lives. In the United States, approximately 16% of transplant-eligible patients on the list die or become too sick for a transplant while waiting for a donor heart.

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Heart Month: Artificial Heart Facts
The SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart and its predecessors make up 96% of all artificial hearts implanted in humans, making it the most widely used heart in the world. Learn more Heart Month facts at ...
Feb 9, 2015 3:55 PM ET
These 7 Artificial Heart Facts Could Help Save Your Life
February 3, 2015 /3BL Media/ - For patients suffering from end-stage biventricular (both sides) heart failure, a donor heart transplant is the standard of care. However, not all patients waiting for a donor heart will have one available to them when they need it to save their lives. In the United States, approximately 16% of transplant-eligible patients on the list die or become too...
Feb 3, 2015 11:50 AM ET

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