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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.

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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.

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Tucson-based SynCardia makes Forbes list again

Tucson-based artificial heart maker SynCardia Systems Inc. has been named to Forbes magazine’s list of “America’s Most Promising Companies” for the second year in a row.

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SynCardia a heartbeat from leadership role

SynCardia a heartbeat from leadership role

Heart-manufacturing technicians Jennifer Ridolphi, left, and Colin Jones-Weinert examine the shells of artificial hearts at SynCardia Systems Inc.

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SynCardia a heartbeat from leadership role

SynCardia a heartbeat from leadership role

Heart-manufacturing technicians Jennifer Ridolphi, left, and Colin Jones-Weinert examine the shells of artificial hearts at SynCardia Systems Inc.

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SynCardia a heartbeat from leadership role

SynCardia a heartbeat from leadership role

Michael Garippa, CEO of SynCardia Systems Inc. of Tucson, is hoping to win FDA approval for the company's new, smaller heart for women and youth, and its ultra-portable driver for the heart.

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SynCardia a heartbeat from leadership role

SynCardia a heartbeat from leadership role

Justin Ryder, who had a SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart implanted in December, works out at the Wellness Center at University of Arizona Medical Center, attached to a pneumatic driver that powers his heart device.

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SynCardia a heartbeat from leadership role

SynCardia a heartbeat from leadership role

A private Tucson company formed in 2001 to take over development of a temporary artificial heart is poised to change the standard of care for patients - and potentially become a powerhouse in heart care.

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Tucson tech: Chips to monitor health data dissolve when no longer needed

Tucson tech: Chips to monitor health data dissolve when no longer needed

A biodegradable integrated circuit may be implanted in people so that medical conditions can be monitored. Such implants may be dissolvable in water or bodily fluids.

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Tucson tech: Chips to monitor health data dissolve when no longer needed

Tucson tech: Chips to monitor health data dissolve when no longer needed

Someday perhaps in the not-too-distant future, you may have a doctor's appointment to implant a tiny electronic chip in your body to monitor a medical condition.

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