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  1. New Paradigms for Organ Preservation in Heart and Lung TransplantationRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

    During the 35th Annual International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation Meeting and Scientific Sessions , April 15-18 in Nice, France, several abstracts were presented calling attention to the novel approaches in heart and lung organ preservation including the supercooling of organs for transplant. The study found that keeping an organ at below-freezing temperatures could extend preservation time by further slowing metabolism.

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  2. Updated Heart and Lung Consensus Reports Presented at International...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

    During the 35th Annual International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation Meeting and Scientific Sessions , April 15-18 in Nice, France, working groups presented consensus reports in Antibody Mediated Rejection in Lung Transplantation and updates to listing criteria in heart transplantation . Mandeep R. Mehra, MD, Medical Director, Brigham and Women's Hospital Heart and Vascular Center And Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School presented an update to ISHLT's listing criteria for heart transplantation candidates, the first update since the original consensus report was created 10 Years ago.

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  3. Longterm, Multicenter, Multinational Data in Pulmonary Arterial...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

    Today at the 35th Annual International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation Meeting & Scientific Sessions , researchers presented long-term results from The GRIPHON trial demonstrating that selexipag is an effective treatment therapy for pulmonary arterial hypertension . The trial, a multicenter, multinational, double-blind, placebo-controlled study, evaluated the effect for selexipag on morbidity/mortality as well as tolerability and safety with patients with PAH, a type of high blood pressure that constructs the pulmonary arteries and gets worse over time.

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  4. Heart and Lung Transplantation Research Makes Strides in Emerging CountriesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

    This week at the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation's 35thAnnual Meeting and Scientific Sessions in Nice, France, approximately 3,000 of the greatest minds in heart and lung transplantation gathered to listen and present research from around the globe. Presentations included that latest research from around the world which reinforced the progress emerging countries have made in heart and lung transplantation.

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  5. Local 12-year-old with double lung transplant meets golfer Erik ComptonRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WRDW-TV Augusta

    It's a tale of two transplants as a local 12-year-old comes face to face with Masters golfer Erik Compton. At 12 years old, pro golfer Erik Compton was receiving his first of two heart transplants.

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  6. At Columbia's "Body Shop," Faculty Engineer New TreatmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Bioscience Technology

    When two lung transplant surgeons were looking for an innovative solution to a long-standing problem-not enough lungs available for patients who need them-they approached Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic, Ph.D., the Mikati Foundation Professor of Biomedical Engineering and a professor of medical sciences . It makes sense to enlist her help.

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  7. Thoratec Shows Real World Results with ROADMAPRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Medical Device/Diagnostic Ind.

    Thoratec presented one-year results from its real-world study, ROADMAP, at the annual meeting of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation in Nice, France on Friday. Patients who received the Thoratec HeartMate II left ventricular assist device had an overall survival rate of 80% at one year, compared to patients on optimal medical management with 64% survival at one year.

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  8. ROADMAP Study Demonstrating Benefits of HeartMate II(R) Left...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AndhraNews

    Today at the 35th Annual International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation Meeting & Scientific Sessions , researchers presented one-year results from the ROADMAP Study . The study evaluated the effects of Thoratec Corporation's HeartMate II Left Ventricular Assist Device compared with optimal medical management patients.

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  9. Multicenter ENDURANCE Trial of Patients With Advanced Heart Failure Presented at ISHLT MeetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AndhraNews

    Yesterday, results of the ENDURANCE destination therapy clinical trail were presented at the 35th Annual International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation Meeting and Scientific Sessions , by Francis D. Pagani, M.D., Ph.D., University of Michigan , a co-principal investigator for ENDURANCE. Results showed no significant difference in overall patient survival, confirming non-inferiority was established for the HeartWare assist device compared with the control device for destination therapy in patients with end-stage heart failure.

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  10. Grieving husband of Hampshire teacher reveals heartbreaking agony of waiting for a lung transplantRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Echo

    HE HAD hoped for a happy ending - but a grieving husband, who features in a documentary about the harsh realities of waiting for an organ transplant, now hopes the tragic twist in his story will deliver an even stronger message to encourage people to sign the NHS Organ Donor Register. When Luke Yates and his wife Sam began filming A Love Worth Giving four years ago, the couple had hoped the documentary would end with Sam receiving the double lung transplant she so desperately needed.

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  11. Grieving husband of teacher reveals heartbreaking agony of waiting for a lung transplantRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Echo

    Grieving Luke Yates hopes heart-breaking documentary film staring late wife Sam Yates will encourage people to sign Organ Donor Register HE HAD hoped for a happy ending - but a grieving husband, who features in a documentary about the harsh realities of waiting for an organ transplant, now hopes the tragic twist in his story will deliver an even stronger message to encourage people to sign the NHS Organ Donor Register. When Luke Yates and his wife Sam began filming A Love Worth Giving four years ago, the couple had hoped the documentary would end with Sam receiving the double lung transplant she so desperately needed.

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  12. ROADMAP Study Demonstrates HeartMate IIA Benefits In Ambulatory Advanced Heart Failure PatientsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Sys-Con Media

    For the primary endpoint, a composite of survival and functional improvement, ROADMAP demonstrated a statistically significant benefit of HeartMate II LVAD support relative to optimal medical management in ambulatory NYHA Class IIIB/IV heart failure patients. One-year study results were presented today during the 35th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation in Nice, France.

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  13. Conway farmer saved by double lung transplantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Recorder

    John Wholey of Conway, a volunteer at Baystate Franklin Medical Center poses for a portrait in the facility's gym where he assists patients with the equipment as well as taking their blood pressure.

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  14. Concert to benefit singer Eileen JoyceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Chronicle Herald

    The Nova Scotia Mass Choir headlines a benefit concert for one of its singers May 1 at SaintFall River's John's United Church. To Breathe, to Sing, to Enjoy, to Love will raise funds for the family of Halifax blues and jazz singer Eileen Joyce to relocate to Toronto while she awaits a lung transplant, necessitated by a condition called idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.

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  15. Sam Yates tragically died while waiting for a double lung transplantRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Basingstoke Gazette

    MORE than 10,000 people in the UK currently need a transplant. And of these, three a day will die waiting.

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  16. After lifelong battle, 28-year-old Alabama woman gets new lungsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Alabama Live

    It doesn't sound that remarkable until you consider that barely three months ago, surgeons in Nashville cracked open DeVoe's chest and removed both of her lungs. On Jan. 7, an army of transplant surgeons, anesthesiologists, nurses and other medical workers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center spent nine grueling hours swapping out DeVoe's bad lungs for a healthy pair from an organ donor.

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  17. Real life 'Fault in Our Stars': Couple fights cystic fibrosisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KREM-TV Spokane

    Real life 'Fault in Our Stars': Couple fights cystic fibrosis Dalton and Katie Prager met through Facebook because they both have cystic fibrosis. Check out this story on KREM.com: http://on.krem.com/1FXsheV It's a romance that started on Facebook, because of the lung disease Cystic Fibrosis.

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  18. Sam Yates died before she could receive the double lung transplant she desperately neededRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Basingstoke Gazette

    HE HAD hoped for a happy ending - but a grieving husband, who features in a documentary about the harsh realities of waiting for an organ transplant, now hopes the tragic twist in his story will deliver an even stronger message to encourage people to sign the NHS Organ Donor Register. When Luke Yates and his wife Sam began filming A Love Worth Giving four years ago, the couple had hoped the documentary would end with Sam receiving the double lung transplant she so desperately needed.

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  19. Grieving husband hopes heart-breaking documentary film will encourage ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Basingstoke Gazette

    Grieving Luke Yates hopes heart-breaking documentary film staring late wife Sam Yates will encourage people to sign Organ Donor Register HE HAD hoped for a happy ending - but a grieving husband, who features in a documentary about the harsh realities of waiting for an organ transplant, now hopes the tragic twist in his story will deliver an even stronger message to encourage people to sign the NHS Organ Donor Register. When Luke Yates and his wife Sam began filming A Love Worth Giving four years ago, the couple had hoped the documentary would end with Sam receiving the double lung transplant she so desperately needed.

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  20. HeartWare Hits Primary Endpoint in Destination Therapy Trial, But More Strokes SeenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Medical Device/Diagnostic Ind.

    HeartWare's HVAD left ventricular assist device for heart failure showed non-inferiority in stroke-free survival, but a significantly higher rate of strokes in the first cohort of the device's trial for a destination therapy indication. HVAD, which is used to treat heart failure patients, showed 55.0% stroke-free survival at two years while the control arm, patients implanted with Thoratec Corp.'s HeartMate II device, had 57.4% stroke-free survival over the same time period.

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