mechanical heart

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me·chan·i·cal heart

term loosely applied to any mechanical circulatory assist device.
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Consequently, the addition of low-dose aspirin to warfarin therapy is widely considered as an antithrombotic therapy in patients with mechanical heart valves, and none of the guidelines contraindicated this combination therapy.
He said that after the mechanical heart transplant, the patient's condition is out of danger.
Qamar introduced the mechanical heart transplant technology in Pakistan.
Pakistani surgeon's performed the country's first mechanical heart implant at the National Institute of Cardio Vascular Diseases (NICVD) on Monday.
At the time, in 2015, Abbott's Masters HP 15-mm rotatable mechanical heart valve had not yet been fully approved by the U.S.
The mechanical heart valve was first designed for pediatric patients in need of replacements after they are left with no other approved options.
In a news release Tuesday, the agency said it approved a 15-mm version of the Masters Series Mechanical Heart Valve with Hemodynamic Plus Sewing Cuff.
Management of anticoagulation in pregnant women with mechanical heart valves is a difficult challenge for patients and physicians.
Pregnancy in patients with mechanical heart valves is associated with considerable morbidity, mortality and health cost utilisation.
One of the company's debt collectors starts to question his career when he ends up with a mechanical heart, and when he cannot pay, his own partner is sent to recover it.
BARCELONA Women with mechanical heart valves who become pregnant face a very-high-risk pregnancy, with a 58% rate of an uncomplicated pregnancy resulting in a live birth, according to international registry data collected since 2007.

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