Artificial Heart

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for total artificial hearts (TAH). These technologies are used in cardiovascular surgery to temporarily or permanently replace the heart in advanced heart failure patients.

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The University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) announced the first successful transplant of a genetically modified pig ...

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The first pig heart to be transplanted into a human is moved from a perfusion transport system to the patient during the groundbreaking procedure January 7, 2022. This is the first human to receive a pig heart transplant. #Pigheart
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January 10, 2022 — The University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) and the University of Maryland Medical Center ...

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Two of the top technology headlines this past month was the FDA clearance of the Abbott Portico transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) device, and the first women to receive a Carmat artificial heart.
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October 6, 2021 — Here is the list of the most popular content on the Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (DAIC) ...

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September 22, 2021 — A cardiothoracic surgical team with University of Louisville Health – Jewish Hospital has performed ...

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June 18, 2021 – An experimental artificial heart includes an autoregulation control mechanism, or Auto-Mode, that can ...

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February 10, 2021 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted artificial heart developer Carmat approval ...

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December 2, 2020 — The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized updates to Medicare coverage policies ...

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The Medtronic Heartware and Abbott Heartmate 3 LVADs and others currently cleared by the FDA might be easier to use in Medicare advanced heart failure patients under new guidelines proposed by CMS. Photo by Dave Fornell
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August 21, 2020 — The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed updates to coverage policies for to ...

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May 27, 2020 — Carmat, a developer of the of a next generation advanced total artificial heart, announces the first ...

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March 10, 2020 —  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the SynCardia Systems 50cc temporary Total ...

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March 5, 2020 — Abbott recently received Breakthrough Device designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA ...

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February 12, 2020 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Carmat's investigational device exemption ...

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May 13, 2019 — A randomized clinical trial effectively used nerve stimulation through an ear clip to reduce atrial ...

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December 11, 2018 — The scientific journal Nature recently published an article from Munich University Hospital which ...

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A patient who received the HeartMate III LVAD system showing off his external battery pack. He served as a patient ambassador in the Abbott booth at ACC 2018. The HeartMate III, with its magnetic levitated pump, showed a big reduction in clotting over previous LVADs in a key late-breaking trial at ACC earlier this year.
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October 19, 2018 — Abbott announced today that the HeartMate 3 Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) has received U.S ...

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