ventricular assist device

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ventricular assist device:

see under heart, artificialheart, artificial,
external or surgically implanted mechanical device designed to replace a patient's diseased heart. The first one used on a human being, the Jarvik-7, was implanted (1982) in Barney Clark, who lived for 112 days; another patient, William Schroeder, lived 620
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Key players operating in ventricular assist device market include Abiomed, HeartWare International, Thoratec, Inc.
The key factors driving growth of the global left ventricular assist device industry include rising diabetic population, increasingly ageing population with heart disorder and escalating healthcare expenditure.
Key segments covered include Left Ventricular Assist Devices, Right Ventricular Assist Devices, Biventricular Assist Devices and External Ventricular Assist Devices.
2 Ventricular Assist Devices Market, South Korea, Revenue ($m), by Segment, 2005-2012 13 3.
Global Markets Direct's " Ventricular Assist Devices Clinical Trials Analysis" is an essential source of data and information pertaining to product clinical trials being carried out by Ventricular Assist Devices manufacturers, globally.
2 Ventricular Assist Devices Market, France, Revenue ($m), by Segment, 2005-2012 34 4.
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Ventricular Assist Devices in Millions of US$.
2 Ventricular Assist Devices Market, Australia, Revenue ($m), by Segment, 2005-2012 354.
We at RGH are excited to partner with MYOTECH, LLC to develop this breakthrough technology, which we believe will bring ventricular assist devices to a larger group of patients with significantly improved outcomes," stated Dr.
2 Ventricular Assist Devices Market, Brazil, Revenue ($m), by Segment, 2005-2012 33 4.
S cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) and ventricular assist devices (VAD) markets.
Louis, he completed a cardiothoracic surgery fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, where he specialized in the surgical treatment of heart failure, ventricular assist devices and heart transplantation.