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cardiac

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'Biowire' could be major step toward viable cardiac patches

Tech out of Toronto allows researchers to make mature tissue from human cardiac cell samples for the first time, which could eventually lead to biodegradable surgical patches that remain in the body.

By Jun. 26, 2013

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FDA approves single-lead implantable cardiac defibrillator

The device comes with a cellular-based home monitoring system that allows physicians to detect a range of heart-related events, including silent arrhythmias.

By Feb. 25, 2013

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Tiny 'flashlight' sees inside heart and blood vessels

A tiny doughnut-shaped chip that attaches to the end of a catheter could improve the way doctors peek inside our circulatory systems.

By Feb. 19, 2014

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Heartbeats now in 3D, no special glasses required

Rhythmia receives FDA clearance in cardiac catheter ablations to diagnose or treat heartbeat abnormalities.

By Jul. 29, 2013

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Suspended-animation trials to begin on humans

Knife- and gunshot-wound victims will be placed in suspended animation as the first human trials begin on this emergency life-saving technique.

By May. 25, 2014

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Samsung chairman stable after suffering heart attack

Lee Kun-hee, 72, undergoes surgery after suffering from breathing difficulties that required him to be resuscitated.

By May. 11, 2014

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A beating patch of cells could mend broken hearts

Harvard researchers create a heart patch using gels and 3D-printing technology that could someday lessen reliance on transplant surgery.

By Mar. 18, 2014

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Scientists shine a light on irregular heart beats

Biomedical engineers out of Johns Hopkins and Stony Brook say gentle beams of light -- instead of electric jolts -- could be used to treat arrhythmias in the near future.

By Aug. 28, 2013

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The pacemaker is about to get a whole lot smaller

A team of engineers at Stanford says it's possible to power a tiny, implantable cardiac device using radio waves instead of batteries.

By Sep. 5, 2012