Artificial Heart http://wrkf.org en Artificial Heart Provides Bridge to Transplant http://wrkf.org/post/artificial-heart-provides-bridge-transplant <p><span style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; font-size: 12pt; mso-fareast-font-family: Calibri; mso-fareast-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-fareast-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA;">Dr. Hector Ventura leads the Ochsner team that implanted the "Total Artificial Heart" for the first time in February. Their patient, a father of five now awaiting a matching donor heart, was the first in the Gulf Coast region to receive the device.</span></p><p> Sun, 26 May 2013 18:54:00 +0000 Susan Hidalgo-Smith 10900 at http://wrkf.org