Essays Tagged: "Artificial heart"

Artificial heart devices

ing pursuit of advancement, science has reached a crucial biotechnological plateau, the creation of artificial organs. Such a concept may seem easy to comprehend until one considers the vast knowledge ... e rigors of surgery. However, the innate human desire to achieve brought about the invention of the artificial heart. The potential for such inventions are enormous. According to the American Heart As ...

(7 pages) 109 0 3.3 Nov/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Artificial Organs: A Step Toward Safer Living

lant technology with the development of two new types of organ replacement: xenotransplantation and artificial organ replacement; the latter of the two types consists of either synthetic or natural ma ... ither synthetic or natural materials. However, because xenotransplantation poses many health risks, artificial organs provide a more sensible, disease-free approach to organ replacement. Thus, efforts ...

(3 pages) 64 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Uses Of Artificial Organs

Artificial Organs The September 1995 issue of Scientific American included this article on artificia ... to scaffolding beds that mimic structures of specific tissues. But first, the article deals with an artificial pancreas. There is technology called an external glucose sensor that might be worn as a w ... s those who cannot get a pancreas. With these inventions like the glucose sensor and the pacemaker, artificial organs have allowed many to live happy healthy lives.Now we come back to the point mentio ...

(1 pages) 9 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

How the Artificial Heart is Installed Into the Patient

The artificial heart is a very complex machine and with it comes a very complex procedure to install it ... ation infection for the patient. That is why sterilization is a very crucial step in installing the artificial heart.Then, surgeons implant the artificial heart's wireless energy coil into the abdomen ... rtificial heart's wireless energy coil into the abdomen. This will provide the electricity that the artificial heart needs to operate and a way for the patient to recharge the temporary batteries fitt ...

(3 pages) 1051 0 0.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Artificial Heart

/www.webmd.com/heart-disease/guide/heart-disease-symptoms Firth, N. (December 31 2013). Replacement artificial heart keeps first patient alive. NewScientis Health. Retrieved on January 22 Wednesday 20 ... trieved on January 22 Wednesday 2014, from: http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn24796-replacement-artificial-heart-keeps-first-patient-alive.html#.UuBmWHC3VF8Objective:Make a decision-making based ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 Jan/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Advantages and Disadvantages of two Artificial Hearts

Advantages and Dis-advantages of two Artificial HeartsThe first heart is an AbioCor; it is a heart shaped device that is designed to fit ... or is only applicable when the patient cannot have a transplant or have 30 days or less to live.The artificial heart itself weighs only 1 KG and is made from titanium and polymers. The heart provides ...

(1 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology