Artificial Heart

This channel includes news and new technology innovations of artificial hearts. These technologies are used in cardiovascular surgery to temporarily or permanently replace the heart.

News | January 30, 2015

January 30, 2015 — SynCardia Systems Inc. has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval to conduct a...

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SynCardia Total Artificial Heart

News | November 24, 2014
October 24, 2014 — A 19-year-old woman was successfully implanted with the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart...
VADs Gain Popularity Artificial Hearts Remain Ideal GlobalData
Feature | September 22, 2014

September 22, 2014 — Robert Littlefield, MSc, GlobalData's senior analyst covering Medical Devices, said:

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SynCardia Total Artificial Heart SynHall Valves FDA approval

SynCardia Systems Inc. received FDA approval to manufacture the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart with SynHall valves. The OK gives the company control over the two critical components for heart manufacturing: The valves and the unique formula for segmented polyurethane solution (SPUS), which is manufactured only by SynCardia.

Technology | August 11, 2014

August 11, 2014 — SynCardia Systems Inc. received approval in July from the U.S. Federal Drug Administration (FDA)...

SynCardia Total Artificial Heart Implant VAD Heart Failure Treatments

Daniel G. Tang, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center assistant professor of cardiothoracic surgery, explains the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart implantation procedure.

News | August 01, 2014

August 1, 2014 — For the first time, cardiac surgeons, medical professionals and the public can watch the...

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Technology | July 18, 2014

July 18, 2014 — The Freedom portable driver has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for use...

Advanced Visualization Artificial Hear Heart Repair Arizona State University

ASU engineer David Frakes examines a 3-D print of an optimized, patient-specific artificial heart that was virtually implanted into a pediatric patient.

Feature | April 28, 2014

April 28, 2014 — An Arizona State University research group and medical professionals at Phoenix Children’s Hospital...

Technology | April 17, 2012

April 17, 2012 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a humanitarian use device (HUD)...

Jordan Merecka (right), received a new heart Oct. 29, after 160 days with a Syncardia Total Artificial Heart.

News | March 05, 2012

March 5, 2012 — SynCardia Systems Inc., manufacturer of the world’s first and only U.S. Food and Drug Administration...

The Jarvik 2000 heart includes the blood pump inside the natural heart (white arrow), the internal cable (blue arrow), the behind-the-ear connector (green arrow) the belt worn controller (yellow arrow), the belt worn battery (grey arrow), and the external cables (black).

Feature | February 28, 2012

February 27, 2012 – Jarvik Heart Inc. announced conditional U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of its...

On Nov. 8, 2011, SynCardia Total Artificial Heart patient Jack Miller became the first politician in the United States to be elected to office without a human heart. On election day, he was able to man the polls and interact with voters using the Freedom portable driver to power his Total Artificial Heart.

Feature | March 19, 2012

Jack Miller, 62, is probably the only politician in America who smiles when people call him “heartless.” Four months...

News | September 08, 2011

September 8, 2011 – SynCardia Systems, manufacturer of the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart, announced...

Feature | September 01, 2011 | Hannah Hickey

September 1, 2011 – Mechanical pumps to give failing hearts a boost were originally developed as temporary measures...

News | August 12, 2011

August 12, 2011 — SynCardia Systems Inc., manufacturer of the temporary Total Artificial Heart (TAH), said Aug. 2,...

News | July 19, 2011

July 19, 2011 — Terumo Heart Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Terumo Corp., announced that a patient implanted...

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