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Professional Papers, Abstracts and Case Studies of the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart around the globe.

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U.S. Heart Surgeons Accept Only 34% of Available Donor Hearts for Transplant
March 24, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Cardiovascular disease, which includes heart failure, is the leading cause of death in the modernized world, taking more lives than all cancers combined. The supply of donor hearts in the United States and other countries is flat or declining, while the rate of deaths from heart failure continues to rise. ...
Mar 24, 2015 8:55 AM ET
Medical Journal Describes 2 Consecutive SynCardia Total Artificial Heart Patients Bridged to Dual Heart-Kidney Transplants
The first single-center report, “Combined Heart-Kidney Transplantation After Total Artificial Heart Insertion,” in Transplantation Proceedings discusses doctors’ experience with implanting the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart into two consecutive patients as bridges to dual heart and kidney transplants. “The (Total Artificial Heart), by virtue of its capability of providing...
Mar 12, 2015 12:30 PM ET
Patients Supported for More Than 1 Year by the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart Experienced Acceptable Outcomes, Concludes International Study
Seventy-four percent of patients who were supported by the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart for more than a year were either bridged to a donor heart or awaiting one, according to a study published in the ASAIO Journal for the American Society for Artificial Internal Organs. In the introduction of the paper, “Results With SynCardia Total Artificial Heart Beyond 1 Year,” the...
Feb 17, 2015 12:45 PM ET
3D Virtual Implantation Demonstrated that 19-Year-Old Female Could be Successfully Bridged to Transplant with the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart
TUCSON, Ariz., November 4, 2014 /3BL Media/ – A 19-year-old woman was successfully implanted with the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart and bridged to a donor heart transplant after cardiac surgeons used 3D virtual implantation to determine she was fit-eligible for the procedure, according to a case series in November 2014’s...
Nov 4, 2014 10:00 AM ET

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