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SynCardia Co-Founder Honored with Pioneer in Transplantation Award at ISHLT
Date:5/16/2013

TUCSON, Ariz., May 16, 2013 /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 world-renowned heart surgeon and SynCardia co-founder Jack G. Copeland , MD, was awarded the prestigious Pioneer in Transplantation Award at the annual meeting of the International Society of Heart & Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) on April 25 in Montreal.

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"Jack is a dynamic thinker," said cardiologist Michael Hess , MD, co-founder and first president of ISHLT, who worked with Dr. Copeland in the early years of cardiac transplantation. "He was one of the first surgeons to arrive at the conclusion that cardiac transplantation was limited by the supply of donor hearts, and that we must begin to build on the concept of a mechanical replacement for the human heart in end-stage failure."

Dr. Copeland, who is also a co-founder and past president of ISHLT, made medical history in 1979 when he performed Arizona's first heart transplant. In 1985, he made headlines again when he became the first surgeon to successfully use the Jarvik 7 artificial heart to bridge a patient to a heart transplant. The first five previous implants of this artificial heart had only been for permanent use.

"Only a true pioneer with a firm mastery of the concept of mechanical heart replacement would recognize that the defunct Jarvik program and pump was worth rebuilding, redesigning and developing," said Dr. Hess. "His team was top flight and together this group brought the Jarvik heart to the University of Arizona, went to wo
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