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World Renowned Total Artificial Heart Pioneer Dr. Jack Copeland Joins Faculty at UC San Diego
Date:6/29/2010

als/new-england-journal-of-medicine-cardiac-replacement-with-a-total-artificial-heart-as-a-bridge-to-transplantation.html" onclick="linkClick( this.href );" target="_blank" title="10-year pivotal clinical study">10-year pivotal clinical study of the Total Artificial Heart. This clinical study produced the highest bridge to transplant rate, 79%, of all approved mechanical circulatory support devices today, and resulted in FDA approval of the Total Artificial Heart in October 2004.

Dr. Copeland is a founder and past president of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT). Besides his pioneering work with the Total Artificial Heart, Dr. Copeland also performed Arizona's first heart-lung transplant in 1985 and the first U.S. implant of a pediatric ventricular assist device designed for newborns and small children.

“I came to Arizona because it was a welcoming environment in which I could try new things that would benefit patients,” said Dr. Copeland, who has performed more than 100 implants of the Total Artificial Heart. “I now have the same feeling about UCSD… but I will miss my patients. They have been some of the sickest and bravest souls I have ever seen.”

About SynCardia Systems, Inc.

SynCardia Systems, Inc. is the Tucson-based manufacturer of the world’s only FDA, Health Canada and CE approved Total Artificial Heart: the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart. There have been more than 850 implants of the Total Artificial Heart, accounting for more than 190 patient years of life on the device.

Originally used as a permanent replacement heart, the Total Artificial Heart is currently approved as a bridge to human heart transplant for people dying from end-stage biventricular failure. The Total Artificial Heart is the only device that provides immediate, safe blood flow of up to 9.5 L/min through both ventricles.


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