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20+ SynCardia Certified Centers to Present Record Number of Total Artificial Heart Abstracts at ISHLT
Date:4/11/2013

Session 41: MCS 10: Outcomes Potpourri (12:15-1:30 PM)
Room: 511
  • 1:15 PM: Artificial Heart Patients Discharged Home with a Portable Pneumatic Driver – The Pivotal US Clinical Trial Experience
    Concurrent Session 44: MCS 11: Translational Science and New Devices (12:15-1:30 PM)
    Room: 513ABC
  • In addition, on Wednesday, April 24, SynCardia will be hosting a panel discussion titled, "Moving Forward: The Freedom Experience, the Bi-Leaflet Valve TAH, and End-Organ Recovery." Medical professionals interested in attending should contact Vivian Wessel at vwessel@syncardia.com.

    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 1,100 implants of the Total Artificial Heart, accounting for more than 300 patient years of life.

    Similar to a heart transplant, the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart replaces both failing heart ventricles and the four heart valves, eliminating the symptoms and source of end-stage biventricular failure. Unlike a donor heart, the Total Artificial Heart is immediately available at SynCardia Certified Centers. It is the only device that provides immediate, safe blood flow of up to 9.5 liters per minute through each ventricle. This high volume of safe blood flow helps speed the recovery of vital organs, helping make the patient a better transplant candidate.

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