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UK’s 1st SynCardia Total Artificial Heart Patient Bridged to Transplant at Papworth Hospital
Date:9/10/2013

Summer 2011, Papworth Hospital

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About the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart

SynCardia Systems, Inc. (Tucson, AZ) is the privately-held manufacturer of the world's first and only
FDA, Health Canada and CE approved Total Artificial Heart. Originally used as a permanent replacement heart, the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart is currently approved as a bridge to transplant for people suffering from end-stage heart failure affecting both sides of the heart (biventricular failure). There have been more than 1,200 implants of the Total Artificial Heart, accounting for more than 315 patient years of life on the device.

Similar to a heart transplant, the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart replaces both failing heart ventricles
and the four heart valves. Unlike a donor heart, the Total Artificial Heart is immediately available at
SynCardia Certified Centers. It is the only device that eliminates the symptoms and source of end stage biventricular failure.

The Total Artificial Heart provides immediate, safe blood flow of up to 9.5 liters per minute through each ventricle. This high volume of blood flow helps speed the recovery of vital organs, helping make the patient a better transplant candidate.

Forbes Ranks SynCardia #69 Among "America's Most Promising Companies”

In its February 2013 issue, Forbes selected SynCardia as one of “America's Most Promising Companies” for the second consecutive year. On the list of 100 privately held, high-growth companies with bright futures, SynCardia was selected #69, moving up eight spots from its #77 ranking last year.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/9/prweb11106483.htm.


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