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  1. Total Artificial Heart From the National Institutes of Health (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute)  
    ... the NHLBI on Twitter. What Is a Total Artificial Heart? A total artificial heart (TAH) is a device ... outside power source. Normal Heart and CardioWest Total Artificial Heart Figure A shows the normal structure and location ...
  2. What to Expect After Total Artificial Heart Surgery From the National Institutes of Health (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute)  
    ... NHLBI on Twitter. What To Expect After Total Artificial Heart Surgery Recovery in the Hospital Recovery time after total artificial heart (TAH) surgery depends a lot on your condition ...
  3. Types of Heart Surgery From the National Institutes of Health (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute)  
    ... Surgery To Place Ventricular Assist Devices or Total Artificial Hearts A VAD is a mechanical pump that is ...
  4. ... the heart. We were preparing to put an artificial heart in this gentleman because the balloon pump was ... someone's had prior surgery, if they have an artificial heart in place that needs to be removed, then ...
  5. Heart Valves Explained (American Heart Association)  
    ... defects may be repaired with surgery. What are artificial heart valves? Artificial heart valves are used to replace damaged or diseased ... the surgical procedure and recovery period. People with artificial heart valves are at higher risk for developing an ...
  6. ... today for just this kind of research, an artificial heart, or the vital parts of one, could be ... Willem DeVries, an American surgeon, implants a permanent artificial heart, designed by Robert Jarvik, an American physician, into ...
  7. Ventricular Assist Device From the National Institutes of Health (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute)  
    ... Failure Heart Transplant How the Heart Works Total Artificial Heart Related Media Videos Quizzes Send a link to ... treatment option for this condition is a total artificial heart (TAH). A TAH is a device that replaces ...
  8. What Every Patient Needs to Know (United Network for Organ Sharing) - PDF  
    ... the donor match those of the recipient. Total Artificial Heart A mechanical pump used to replace the function ...
  9. ... more likely to develop endocarditis. Risk factors include: Artificial heart valves Congenital heart disease (atrial septal defect, patent ...
  10. ... bacteria in the body. These include shunts or artificial heart valves. ... source may include shunts, hardware in joints, or artificial heart valves.
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