Items Tagged ‘SynCardia’

April 13, 2012

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

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April 13, 2012 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations […]

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Tags: alzheimer's disease, Artificial Heart, CNBC, Dr. Charles Adler, Dr. Jerry Brewer, Dr. Lyle Joyce, Dr. Ron Peterson, Los Angeles Times, melanoma, MPR News, Pioneer Press, Skin Cancer Foundation

April 10, 2012

New Artificial Heart Lets Patients Leave Hospital

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Sometime this week, 51-year-old Alvin Carter will leave the Mayo Clinic with a man-made heart and a power pack, ushering in a new era in Minnesota medicine. In March, Carter became the first patient in Minnesota — and one of 1,000 in the world — to receive a portable artificial heart that won’t keep him […]

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Tags: Dr. Lyle Joyce, mechanical heart, SynCardia

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