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French Man Surpasses Two Years of Support with SynCardia Total Artificial Heart
Date:8/15/2013

Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) August 15, 2013

Due to the global shortage of donor hearts, patients on the waiting list for a heart transplant can wait several months to several years for a match to be found. But for 36-year-old Frédéric Thiollet, who surpassed two years of support with the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart on Aug. 5, he’s enjoying each and every day.

“I feel well and I am confident, having been implanted now for over two years,” said Frédéric Thiollet. “I have recuperated all my physical functions, even my sexual activity, which I had believed was gone forever. In my own words, I have enjoyed an effective resurrection, a new birth. Physically I have no limit. I am as strong and powerful as before, even more so than before.”

Prior to receiving the Total Artificial Heart in 2011, Frédéric Thiollet said, “I was clearly waiting for my last breath.” Despite being hungry and tired, he found himself unable to eat or sleep. The simplest efforts made him short of breath. He could no longer wash himself or get dressed by himself and was unable to talk. During a two-month period, he lost 32 kg (70 pounds), shrinking from 82 kg (180 pounds) to 50 kg (110 pounds).

“This young man was in severe global heart failure,” said Prof. Daniel Duveau, medical director of the Thorax Institute at University Hospital of Nantes in France. “We chose the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart for several reasons. During our 25-year experience, the Total Artificial Heart has produced better results than any other biventricular support device. For example, at our hospital, 75% of Total Artificial Heart patients receive
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