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heart

(Essential part), noun core, essence, marrow, nerve, nucleus, pith, sum and substance
Associated concepts: heart of the case, heart of the pleadings

heart

(Fortitude), noun ardor, backbone, doughtiness, fearlessness, fervor, focus, gallantry, intestinal fortitude, mettle, spirit, substance, toleration, valor

heart

(Kindness), noun altruism, benevolence, clemency, compassion, gentleness, grace, humanity, kind offices, kind treatment, leniency, magnanimity, mercy, pity, sympathy, temperament, tenderness
See also: center, confidence, consequence, cornerstone, essence, faith, focus, frame, main point, significance, substance
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I'm ecstatic that this artificial heart has given me a chance to wait for a heart transplant.
Former tire salesman Tom Christerson, 70, who also received his artificial heart at Jewish Hospital, is making some improvement following setbacks last week.
Doctors expected the patient's survival was less than 15 days without the Total Artificial Heart.
Anastasios Petrou, a doctoral student of the Product Development Group Zurich, led by Professor Mirko Meboldt evaluated the performance of this soft artificial heart.
The report reviews the major players involved in the development of Total Artificial Heart and list all their pipeline projects
Under the study, the 50cc SynCardia Total Artificial Heart initially will be available for implantation in ten pediatric patients 10-18 years old, ten adult patients 19-75 years old and ten patients who would not otherwise qualify under the study criteria.
Owing to the new pump's small size and simple structure, an artificial heart using the pump will be less costly, Ishiyama said.
Morales, pediatric cardiovascular surgeon at Texas Children's Heart Center and associate professor of surgery and pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM), who surgically implanted the Total Artificial Heart.
Doctors at the hospital have previously implanted a total artificial heart but this is the first time a patient has been well enough to leave hospital and go home.
A 40-YEAR-OLD father has become the first person in the UK to receive a total artificial heart that will enable him to go home.
A 40-YEAR-OLD father said he was looking forward to spending time with his son after becoming the first person in the UK to receive a total artificial heart that will enable him to go home from hospital.
In March, two doctors at the Texas Heart Institute in Houston achieved what medical experts call a major milestone by implanting a continuous-flow artificial heart in a human patient.