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Episode 1904:
“Saving Lives with the Total Artificial Heart”

Healthy Body, Healthy Mind” on Public Broadcasting (PBS)

 

March 11, 2011 - In this program, we’ll discuss how a normal heart works, how heart failure can develop, and when the Total Artificial Heart is needed. We’ll take you behind the scenes of how the Total Artificial Heart works, and hear success stories from the patients who have received the Total Artificial Heart.

Healthy Body, Healthy Mind has been the most carried health and wellness series on public television for the last five years. The program has aired over 200 episodes on more than 300 stations nationwide since its debut in 2004. The series is produced by four-time Emmy Award winner David Counts.

 

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  2. Patient Stories
  3. Educational
  4. For Medical Professionals
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Congenital Heart Disease & the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart

FEATURED VIDEO:
Congenital Heart Disease & the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart

Iki Adachi, MD
Pediatric congenital heart surgeon, Texas Children’s Hospital, and assistant professor of surgery, division of congenital heart surgery, Baylor College of Medicine

David L.S. Morales, MD
Chief of cardiothoracic surgery at the Heart Institute, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

 

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INTERMACS 1 Patients & Biventricular Failure

Francisco Arabia, MD
Surgical Director of Mechanical Circulatory Support

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Cardiogenic Shock &
the SynCardia Total
Artificial Heart

Francisco Arabia, MD
Surgical Director of Mechanical Circulatory Support

 

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Impact of Right Ventricular Failure on the Vital Organs

Michael L. Hess, MD
Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Advanced Heart Failure Program

 

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Transplant Graft Failure & the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart

Jack Copeland, MD
Professor of Surgery

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Q&A: End Organ Recovery

David L.S. Morales, MD
Chief, Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery and Executive Co-Director, The Heart Institute

Michael L. Hess, MD
Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Advanced Heart Failure Program

 

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How Do You Measure RV Dysfunction/Failure?

Michael L. Hess, MD
Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Advanced Heart Failure Program

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Congenital Heart Failure and the TAH with Q&A

David L.S. Morales, MD
Chief, Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery and Executive Co-Director, The Heart Institute

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Q&A Renal Failure

Francisco Arabia, MD
Surgical Director of Mechanical Circulatory Support

Jack Copeland, MD
Professor of Surgery

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LVAD vs. TAH-t
Don't Take the Risk

Michael L. Hess, MD
Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Advanced Heart Failure Program

       

*The SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart was formerly known as the
SynCardia temporary CardioWest™ Total Artificial Heart.

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