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ONE BENEFIT OF having the artificial heart available as a bridge to transplant is being able to offer other forms of heart surgery to sicker patients, according to William De Vries, MD. Knowing there is a backup allows a surgeon to feel less wary of attempting potentially lifesaving surgery in...
This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract IN THE LATE 1990s, potential transplant patients may be able to choose among at least four new permanent artificial hearts. The National Heart, Lung, and...
AS ARTIFICIAL HEART studies continue, the number of human hearts transplanted each year is increasing. There are predictions that, when the worldwide total for the past year is tallied, it will exceed 4000 (JAMA 1987;258:3084-3085).
The American Heart Association says 1024 human heart...
DEVELOPMENT of stereotaxic radiosurgery is the result of contributions from physicists, radiologists, and neurosurgeons, says Jacob Fabrikant, MD, head of the Arteriovenous Malformation Program at the University of California's Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory (JAMA 1987;258:3217-3220). It also...
AS PHYSICIANS AND PHYSICISTS continue to refine the clinical applications for charged particles, they can point to at least one notable success story: the treatment of acromegaly, a disorder that afflicts an estimated 250 persons in the United States each year.
Bernard Kliman, MD, reported at...
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