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With the potential to increase the amount of hearts available for transplant we could potentially save the lives of 30% (or more) patients each year.
The introduction of a revolutionary treatment like this for people suffering heart failure in remote areas and developing countries could save the lives of hundreds and thousands of patients each year.
In this innovative study, getting patients to ride a bike while inside the MRI machine, Dr Strugnell hopes to highlight and identify a range of heart diseases that rear their ugly heads only when a patient is active.
Peter Molenaar seeks to identify better use of medicines for the prevention of sudden, unexpected death in patients with heart failure by using the heart itself – sourcing small pieces of heart tissue from hearts with heart failure, from patients undergoing heart transplantation
With this revolutionary device, patient recovery time is expected to be greatly decreased and their post-surgery quality of life will significantly improve – patients will be able to get back to their lives faster while they wait for their new heart.