All about James Hello, my name is James Lewis. I am 4 years old. I have been waiting for a heart transplant for 9 months. I have a heart condition called restrictive cardiomyopathy, which means that my heart does not work properly anymore.
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November 2, 2014
Survival on the Heart Transplant Waiting List: Impact of Continuous Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device as Bridge to Transplant
September 4, 2014
The impact of continuous flow VAD on survival among patients awaiting heart transplant is not well known. Pts on the UNOS list were propensity score matched 1:2 (HeartMate II vs no VAD). Wait list mortality was 10% during the 7.5 year study. Use of a VAD improved survival to transplant at 1 (91% vs 77%) and 2 years (85% vs 68%). Use of VAD as a br
Implant-based multiparameter telemonitoring of patients with heart failure (IN-TIME): a randomised controlled trial
August 16, 2014
In this multi-institution randomized trial, patients with heart failure underwent daily telemonitoring and standard care or just standard care. At 1 year, fewer patients in the telemonitoring group had worsened composite score (19% vs 27%) and experienced fewer deaths (10 vs 27 pts).
March 10, 2014
This video shows a female toddler with diagnosed idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy. The patient presented with worsening symptoms of congestive heart failure and was treated with the help of a left ventricular assist device.