News tagged with mechanical circulatory support
Mechanical circulatory support (MCS) is a rapidly growing technology used to treat advanced heart failure. Thousands of patients worldwide have now undergone implantation of long- term MCS devices (MCSDs) that can enable ...
Cardiology Jan 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved a first mechanical cardiac assist device for children that can help keep patients alive as they await a transplant.
Cardiology Dec 18, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
The incidence of internal bleeding was higher in the most commonly implanted heart device than in an earlier model, according to two studies at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit.
Cardiology Jun 11, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
A series of new guidelines for cardiac specialists has been developed to determine when heart failure patients should receive a mechanical heart-pumping device.
Medical research Apr 17, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Non-cardiac surgery can be performed safely in patients with a heart device typically implanted into patients waiting for a transplant, according to a study at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit.
Medical research Apr 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 0