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Around 1,000 patients with heart failure across Greater Manchester will be monitored by a new digitally-enhanced service that will use data from existing implantable devices in a bid to transform care and better meet their needs. Read more

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A medical device for patients with heart failure is part of a first-in-human (FIH) clinical trial, Vectorious Medical Technologies has announced. Read more

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Two critically ill heart patients have become the first to receive transplants in Scotland with the Organ Care System (OCS) called ‘Heart in a Box’. Read more

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A research team has invented a smart handheld medical device with the aim of providing early intervention for patients with congestive heart failure. Read more

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Medtronic has received FDA approval for a device designed for a less invasive approach for patients with advanced heart failure. Read more

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Heart failure patients at Brigham and Women’s Hospital had lower rates of blood clots and strokes thanks to a new medical device, findings show. Read more

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Researchers at Ben-Gurion University (BGU) and Sheba Medical Centre in Israel have developed a new therapy to treat heart failure and atherosclerosis. Read more

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As February is National Heart month in the UK, MPN’s Emily Hughes takes a look at some of the ways plastics help with the treatment of heart disease Read more

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The first-in-human implantation of Cardiosolutions’ Mitra-Spacer device has helped save a patient with severe heart failure, according to the BBC Read more

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The Total Artificial Heart (TAH-t) assumes the full function of a failed human heart in patients suffering from advanced heart failure Read more

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Game of two hearts: A research project is using imaging technology to identify the effects of exercise on player's hearts at Manchester United’s Academy. Read more

Technology

Scan it in: Compatibility issues between heart implant devices and MRI scanning may soon be a thing of the past, according to one tech firm. Read more

Technology

All heart: St. Jude Medical and CardioMEMS have announced US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of the CardioMEMS Heart Failure system. Read more

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