New heart pump outperforms old model

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A study comparing two versions of Thoratec Corp.'s heart pump revealed that patients live longer if they receive the newer model. After two years, 58%of the end-stage heart failure patients implanted with the new HeartMate II device were still alive, compared with 24% of those who received the older product.
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