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Heart Failure Patient Supported By DuraHeart™ Left-Ventricular Assist System Receives Successful Donor Transplant After Four Years On Device
Date:12/22/2009

ive a transplant each year. A large number of people who suffer from severe heart failure do not qualify for transplantation due to other health issues. An alternative for these patients is access to artificial mechanical assist devices. Left Ventricular Assist Systems are a type of mechanical circulatory device specifically designed to improve the quality of life of the patients waiting for donor hearts, as well as those who are ineligible for a heart transplant.

About Hospital
In the Clinic for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart and Diabetes Center NRW, Bad Oeynhausen, Germany, all manner of cardiosurgical operating techniques are performed, including surgery on congenital and complex heart defects, with over 4300 open-heart interventions with heart-lung machine per annum and over 1500 interventions without heart-lung machine. As well as the intensive care and transplantation unit, the Clinic has at its disposal four additional wards and a VAD ward for patients with mechanical assist devices. With over 1600 heart and heart-lung transplantations and over 1500 artificial heart operations being performed, the clinic in Bad Oeynhausen is at the very forefront of its international field.

About Terumo Heart, Inc.
Terumo Heart, Inc. is a U.S. subsidiary of Terumo Corporation with headquarters and manufacturing facilities in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The company’s focus is the innovation and introduction of products to improve the quality of healthcare for heart failure patients. Terumo Corporation, located in Tokyo, Japan, is a leading developer, manufacturer and global marketer of a wide array of medical products. DuraHeart is limited to investigational use only in the United States, and is CE marked in Europe. For more information visit www.terumoheart.com.

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