Watch the inspiring story of heart transplant recipient Marcus Jones.
When Scott’s right ventricle suddenly gave out, his doctors had to scramble to save his life — and the Total Artificial Heart was the only technology that would help him. Watch his inspiring story.
When Lance’s heart began to fail due to dilated cardiomyopathy, his doctors knew they’d have to act fast to save his life. Watch the video for his full, inspiring story.
Short courses of VA ECMO can be lifesaving for patients experiencing acute cardiorespiratory failure; however, prolonged support may lead to increased risk of morbidity and mortality. The new UNOS Adult Heart Allocation Policy heightens the importance of timely transition to a durable mechanical circulatory support device.
At SynCardia Systems, LLC, we have a very special mission: to give end-stage heart failure patients the priceless gift of more time.
While a heart attack, cardiac arrest and heart failure can sometimes be related, they’re actually three very different types of cardiac emergencies.
When Chris’s heart began to fail, his only option for survival was the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart (TAH). While waiting for a heart transplant, he decided he wasn’t going to let his situation keep him from his passion: the great outdoors. Watch the video for his full, inspiring story.
Up to 5,000 American infants and children are diagnosed with pediatric cardiomyopathy each year. Learn more about this rare but potentially serious condition.
Starting in September 2018, the revised UNOS adult heart allocation system goes into effect. This post provides a brief overview of the changes to the medical urgency statuses of mechanical circulatory support (MCS) device recipients and offers additional resources for more information.
When 11-year-old Jaheim’s body began to reject his donor heart, his doctors knew their options were limited and they needed to act fast. Watch the video for his full, inspiring story.
Cardiomyopathy may affect up to one in every 500 people. Learn more about the different types of cardiomyopathy, causes, symptoms and treatment options.
An estimated 2.4 million American children and adults are currently living with congenital heart defects (CHDs). Learn more about different types of CHDs, causes and treatment options.
Starting this September, the system used to determine the medical urgency status of candidates on the heart transplant waiting list and how donor hearts are allocated will change — here’s what you should know.
As the number of patients suffering from heart disease has increased over the years, so too has the need for heart transplants.
Ever wonder what the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart is made of? We’ve got the answers for you in our latest blog post.