cardiac transplantation

Delhi homemaker gets new heart


May 31st, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) After years of shuttling between hospitals, 44-year-old Sunita, a homemaker in Delhi, got a new lease of life when doctors at a city hospital transplanted ... Read more...

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First 3 patients fitted with next-generation mechanical heart pumps in US


June 3rd, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 3 (ANI): Three patients at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Centre have become the first to be implanted with a next-generation artificial heart pump called the DuraHeart Left-Ventricular Assist System in ... Read more...

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Artificial pump effectively supports patients with heart failure


April 3rd, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 3 (ANI): Patients awaiting heart transplant surgery can be supported with an artificial pump to keep their heart beating, according to a new study.The device, called a left ventricular assist ... Read more...

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Gene therapy for heart failure patients shows promising results in phase I trial


November 11th, 2008 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 11 (ANI): American scientists behind the phase I clinical trial of gene therapy for heart failure patients have announced some promising results, including improvements in several measures of the ... Read more...

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Physical exams still accurate, cost-efficient method to assess heart failure


September 17th, 2008 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 17 (ANI): UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have found that patient history and physical examination, traditionally the cornerstone diagnostic tool for medical care, may still be among the most ... Read more...

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Physical examination as dependable as high-tech diagnosis


September 17th, 2008 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 17 (IANS) High-tech diagnostics may be popular among doctors but good old fashioned physical examination is just as dependable and accurate, says a University of Texas study. "Our study touches ... Read more...

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