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  • Transplant
  • Anyanwu AC, Banner NR, Radley-Smith R, Khaghani A, Yacoub MH (2002) Long-term results of cardiac transplantation from live donors: the domino heart transplant. (springer.com)
  • Mean intimal area (1.6±2.5 versus 3.8±2.8 mm 2 ), mean intimal index (0.07±0.10 versus 0.22±0.14), mean Stanford class (1.7±1.0 versus 2.7±1.2), and incidence of Stanford class ≥3 (14% versus 45%) were significantly lower in the heart-lung transplant recipient group. (ahajournals.org)
  • Thorax
  • In this form of dextrocardia, the heart is simply placed further right in the thorax than is normal. (wikipedia.org)
  • congenital
  • However, HLT remains to be the definitive surgical treatment for certain congenital heart disorders and Eisenmenger's syndrome. (springer.com)
  • With a growing population of adult patients with congenital heart disease, there remains a need for HLT. (springer.com)
  • Dextrocardia (from Latin dexter, meaning "right," and Greek kardia, meaning "heart") is a rare congenital condition in which the apex of the heart is located on the right side of the body. (wikipedia.org)
  • clinical
  • A variety of pre-clinical and clinical studies have been and are investigating its use to treat lung-related disorders via inhalation. (wikipedia.org)
  • defects
  • Potts spent considerable time thinking about the surgical correction of heart defects. (wikipedia.org)
  • working with pathologist Joseph Boggs, Potts and Gibson created a collection of anatomic specimens of various heart defects. (wikipedia.org)
  • Potts, Gibson, and research fellow Sidney Smith became interested in treating blue baby syndrome, the group of heart defects that result in insufficient blood flow to the lungs. (wikipedia.org)
  • organs
  • The sympathetic nervous system is responsible for the fight-or-flight response, which includes dilating the pupil, increasing heart rate, mobilizing energy, and diverting blood flow from non-essential organs to skeletal muscle. (wikipedia.org)
  • treatment
  • Willis John Potts (March 22, 1895 - May 5, 1968) was an American pediatric surgeon and one of the earliest physicians to focus on the surgical treatment of heart problems in children. (wikipedia.org)
  • disease
  • On May 28, 2015, the FDA approved sirolimus to treat lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM), a rare, progressive lung disease that primarily affects women of childbearing age. (wikipedia.org)
  • Time
  • The administration protocol starts either at the time of transplantation or within the following two days. (wikipedia.org)
  • By the time DeVries was back to Salt Lake City, the calves with artificial heart were able to live up to six, seven, even eight months. (wikipedia.org)
  • artificial
  • William Castle DeVries (born December 19, 1943) is an American cardiothoracic surgeon, mainly known for the first transplant of a TAH (total artificial heart) using the Jarvik-7 model. (wikipedia.org)
  • That is also the year in which doctor Denton Cooley attempted his first artificial heart transplant in a patient, in Houston. (wikipedia.org)
  • treat
  • Its use to treat asthma via the oral route may be constrained by systemic side-effects but this limitation may be avoided by targeting the lungs with therapeutic doses via inhalation. (wikipedia.org)
  • research
  • In 1971, the British and American Heart Associations awarded him and funded a research fellowship at Stanford University. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2000
  • Under his influence, the Harefield group was the first group in Europe to implant the Jarvik 2000, in addition to other assist devices as destination therapy or as bridge-to-recovery in case of heart failure. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2001
  • The program was recommended for funding, and, subsequently, in the early 1990s, Frazier became involved in the animal experiments that led to the first implantation of the AbioCor total artificial heart (TAH) in 2001. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • In 2008, the charity Kidney Wales Foundation established Opt for Life Cymru, with People Like us Cymru, the Welsh Kidney Patients Association, the British Heart Foundation, the British Lung Foundation, Diabetes Cymru, Cystic Fibrosis and the British Medical Association, to campaign to change the law in Wales to a 'soft opt-out' system of organ donation. (wikipedia.org)
  • livers
  • Domestic rats differ from wild rats in many ways: they are calmer and significantly less likely to bite, they can tolerate greater crowding, they breed earlier and produce more offspring, and their brains, livers, kidneys, adrenal glands, and hearts are smaller. (wikipedia.org)
  • cardiology
  • This principle influenced the guidelines of the international societies of Cardiology, may it be the American College of Cardiology / American Heart Association, or the European Society of Cardiology. (wikipedia.org)
  • While at Johns Hopkins, Healy held several leadership positions in organizations such as the American Federation of Clinical Research, the American College of Cardiology, and the American Heart Association, an organization she later led as its volunteer president, and served on advisory committees to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. (wikipedia.org)
  • After Farreras suffered a heart attack at age 45, he encouraged Fuster to study cardiology. (wikipedia.org)
  • To date, he has published more than 900 articles on the subjects of coronary artery disease, atherosclerosis and thrombosis, and he has been the lead editor of two major textbooks on cardiology, "The Heart" (previously edited by J. Willis Hurst)and "Atherothrombosis and Coronary Artery Disease" (with Eric Topol and Elizabeth Nabel). (wikipedia.org)
  • In addition, Fuster has received the Lewis A. Conner Memorial Award by the American Heart Association, the James B. Herrick Achievement Award from the Council of Clinical Cardiology of the American Heart Association, and the 1996 Principe de Asturias Award of Science and Technology (the highest award given to Spanish-speaking scientists). (wikipedia.org)
  • 2014 AHA/ACC guideline for the management of patients with non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndromes: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines. (wikipedia.org)
  • world's
  • In August 1994 a team of doctors carried out a revolutionary operation when 62-year-old Arthur Cornhill was given the world's first permanent battery-operated heart. (wikipedia.org)
  • donor
  • To remove donor hearts, he would travel thousands of miles each year in small aircraft or helicopters. (wikipedia.org)
  • When heart transplantation is required in a person with situs inversus, reconstruction of the venous pathways to accommodate a normal donor heart is a major, but not insurmountable, challenge. (wikipedia.org)
  • acute
  • Using the minimally invasive Impella 5.0 via the right subclavian artery cutdown for acute on chronic decompensated heart failure as a bridge to decision. (wikipedia.org)
  • ventricular
  • Impella is a family of medical devices used for temporary ventricular support device in people with depressed heart function. (wikipedia.org)
  • American Heart Assoc
  • She was a professor of medicine at Johns Hopkins University, chair of the Research Division of Cleveland Clinic, professor and dean of the College of Medicine and Public Health at the Ohio State University, and served as president of the American Red Cross and the American Heart Association. (wikipedia.org)
  • newly developed
  • Serial biopsies, taken from transplanted hearts within the recipients, were taken using a newly developed bioptome, percutaneous transvenous endomyocardial biopsy. (wikipedia.org)
  • professor
  • In 1983, he trained for 6 months at the University of Stanford to specialize in heart and lung transplantation with Professor N.Shumway. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1998, Ely trained in lung transplantation at Barnes-Jewish Hospital of the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri before leaving Bowman Gray to serve as a professor of medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. (wikipedia.org)
  • Dr. Fuster currently serves as Director of Mount Sinai Heart and Physician-in-Chief of The Mount Sinai Hospital, and Director of the Zena and Michael A. Wiener Cardiovascular Institute, the Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis Center for Cardiovascular Health, and the Richard Gorlin, MD/Heart Research Foundation Professor at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. (wikipedia.org)
  • He is also the Richard Gorlin, MD/Heart Research Foundation Professor at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. (wikipedia.org)
  • pump
  • The Impella family of heart pumps can supply 1.0 L/min-5.0 L/min of blood flow, depending on the size and power setting of the individual pump. (wikipedia.org)
  • In March 2015, the Impella 2.5 heart pump received FDA Premarket Approval (PMA) for elective and urgent high-risk PCI procedures, and in December 2016, the FDA PMA was expanded to include the Impella CP heart pump. (wikipedia.org)
  • Director
  • citation needed] Fuster serves as physician-in-chief and Director of Mount Sinai Heart, the Zena and Michael A. Wiener Cardiovascular Institute and the Marie-Josee and Henry R. Kravis Center for Cardiovascular Health. (wikipedia.org)
  • He returned to Mount Sinai in 1994 as Director of the Zena and Michael A. Wiener Cardiovascular Institute and in 2006, he was named the Director of Mount Sinai Heart. (wikipedia.org)
  • Institute
  • On March 10, 2011, Dr. Frazier and Dr. William Cohn removed the heart of a 55-year-old and replaced it with two customized HeartMate II LVADs, a research endeavor initiated at the Texas Heart Institute over the previous 5 years. (wikipedia.org)
  • development
  • Some children have no signs while others may exhibit shortness of breath, cyanosis, fainting, heart murmur, under-development of limbs and muscles, poor feeding or growth, or respiratory infections. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1979
  • After starting a career in mining engineering, English switched to medicine and went on to lead the team that performed Britain's first successful heart transplant in August 1979 at Papworth, and soon established it as one of Europe's leading heart-lung transplant programmes. (wikipedia.org)