heart device

US ex-vice president gets heart device implant

July 15th, 2010 - 8:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 15 (DPA) Former US vice president Dick Cheney, who suffered his first heart attack at age 37, said Wednesday he underwent heart surgery for installation of a pump device ... Read more...

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First US teen patient with implanted mechanical heart device discharged

November 12th, 2009 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): Texas Children's Hospital has become the first paediatric hospital in the US to discharge a child while on an intracorporeal ventricular assist device (VAD), a feat previously accomplished ... Read more...

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World’s first new DeBakey heart assist device implanted successfully

August 18th, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 18 (ANI): In a revolutionary surgery, cardiac surgeons at Heidelberg University Hospital for the first time implanted the HeartAssist 5 ventricular assist device, the modern version of the DeBakey VAD ... Read more...

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