Essays Tagged: "AbioCor"

Artificial Heart

wn a dog that survived for ninety minutes.On July 2001, the patient Robert Tools received the Heart AbioCor implantable replacement produced by the company Abiomed of Danvers. It was the first transpl ... h Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky. Tom Christerson survived for 17 months after another transplant AbioCor. On September 6, 2006 the AbioCor device was the first fully implantable artificial heart ap ...

(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 into the patient's chest. It runs on an ... people with heart diseases; it is designed to double a patient's life from 30 days to 60 days, the AbioCor is only applicable when the patient cannot have a transplant or have 30 days or less to live ... eart 2 (Berlin heart) cannot provide. Normally a critically ill heart patient is bed-bound but with AbioCor the patient is free to do a number of tasks, this greatly increases the quality of life, and ...

(1 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology