Total Artificial Heart Surgery Performed

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Ochsner Medical Center has completed surgery on the first person in the Gulf South Region to receive a SynCardi temporary Total Artificial Heart. Dr. Hector Ventura, Ochsner Cardiologist, and Dr. Aditya Bansal, Ochsner Cardiothoracic Surgeon discuss the process for implanting this device, which is a bridge to a heart transplant, and the advances that have taken place in heart surgery over the years.

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