Published in Cardiovascular Week, May 4th, 2009
"However, at some point, these interventions begin to fail. Circulatory assist devices have revolutionized the management of patients with end-stage heart disease. These devices successfully bridge patients to cardiac transplantation. The Syncardia Total Artificial Heart provides biventricular support for the failing heart," wrote Y. Allen and colleagues, Virginia Commonwealth University.
The researchers concluded: "This...
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