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1st SynCardia Total Artificial Heart Patient Discharged from Ankara University in Turkey
Date:9/20/2012

TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SynCardia Systems, Inc. (www.syncardia.com), manufacturer of the world's first and only FDA, Health Canada and CE (Europe) approved Total Artificial Heart, announced today that the first patient to receive the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart at Ankara University Heart Center in Turkey has been discharged from the hospital. The patient, 47-year-old Arif Sahin, is currently waiting for a matching donor heart with his family using the Freedom® portable driver to power his SynCardia Total Artificial Heart.

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In 2011, Mr. Sahin suffered a severe heart attack that perforated one of his heart ventricles and caused extensive tissue damage. He underwent coronary bypass surgery at a local hospital, but during a follow-up visit several months later, an echocardiogram revealed he had a blood clot attached to his ventricle wall as well as a pseudoaneurysm.

After suffering from two strokes as a result of thromboembolism, Mr. Sahin was admitted to Ankara University Heart Center. When doctors took him into the operating room on May 7, the goal of surgery was to remove the clot and repair the pseudoaneurysm, but the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart was readied on stand-by just in case.

"An intra-operative examination revealed the extent of the cardiac damage to be inoperable and the size of the clot was overwhelming," said Prof. Dr. A. Ruchan Akar, Director of the Heart Transplant Program at Ankara University. "Although w
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