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Artificial Heart

Tucson's SynCardia wins OK for key heart study

Tucson's SynCardia wins OK for key heart study

Trial to study use of artificial heart as so-called "destination therapy" for patients ineligible for transplants.

January 06, 2015 12:45 pmLoading…
Tucson-based SynCardia wins key FDA approval

Tucson-based SynCardia wins key FDA approval

After years of regulatory wrangling, Tucson-based SynCardia Systems Inc. has won approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for a small portable driver for its temporary artificial heart.

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UA Medical Center restarts heart transplant program

The University of Arizona Medical Center has reactivated its renowned heart transplant program.

May 28, 2014 4:45 pmLoading…

SynCardia raises $14M to develop heart

Tucson-based SynCardia Systems Inc. has raised another $14 million to bankroll development of its artificial heart and related products.

December 17, 2013 5:00 amLoading…
Heart of 'bionic man' came from Tucson

Heart of 'bionic man' came from Tucson

A “bionic man” showcased in a Smithsonian Channel documentary and exhibit was designed as an artificial human, though it lacks several working organs.

October 16, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Tucson Tech: SynCardia marks record implants of artificial heart

Tucson Tech: SynCardia marks record implants of artificial heart

It’s turning out to be a record year for Tucson-based SynCardia Systems, which has reached a milestone for implants of its temporary artificial heart.

September 24, 2013 5:00 amLoading…

SynCardia artificial heart allows UMC transplant for Las Vegas man

A Las Vegas man has been discharged from University of Arizona Medical Center with a donor heart after being kept alive by an artificial heart made by Tucson-based SynCardia Systems for 83 days, the company said Thursday.

May 30, 2013 10:33 amLoading…

Tucson's SynCardia arranges $19M infusion

Tucson-based artificial heart maker SynCardia Systems Inc. has raised $19 million in new, long-term growth capital from investors including a major health-care investment fund.

March 21, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Tucson-based SynCardia lands $19M investment

Tucson-based artificial heart maker SynCardia Systems Inc. has raised $19 million in new, long-term growth capital from investors including a major health-care investment fund.

March 20, 2013 10:45 amLoading…

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