Procope Medicals

Procope Medicals


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The heart transplant process from three complementary viewpoints

A heart transplant is an operation to replace a failing heart with a healthier donor heart. Heart transplantation is a treatment generally reserved for people whose condition has not improved sufficiently with medication or other surgical interventions. It is a … Read More

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Implantable medical devices : how they work and their place in healthcare

Implantable medical devices are introduced into the human body through surgery or other medical interventions. Among the most common devices are artificial joints, breast implants, cochlear implants, intraocular lenses, pacemakers and other cardiac implants or prostheses. How do these implantable … Read More

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Living with an artificial heart : the patient’s point of view

In recent years, technological advances in cardiology have opened up new treatment prospects for patients with serious heart problems. Nevertheless, these medical innovations do not solve all the challenges and complications that patients face on a daily basis. Today, Procope … Read More

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Heart transplantation and its prospects

Heart transplantation is the reference treatment for patients suffering from severe heart failure, whose main challenge is to cope with the shortage of organs: “On average, there are two compatible recipient candidates for just one available heart graft”, explained Doctor … Read More

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Improving cardiovascular health for a better quality of life

Cardiovascular disease represents a major public health challenge, and it is imperative that we take a proactive approach to preserving the health of our hearts. There are many such conditions, making cardiovascular health awareness and prevention an important issue in … Read More

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The different stages and classes of heart failure

There are different types of heart failure. It can be chronic (the disease sets in gradually, with symptoms worsening more slowly), or acute (the onset is rapid, or even sudden). There are also different stages of the disease, ranging from … Read More

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Procope Medicals artificial heart : our outlook and challenges for 2024

Procope Medicals is moving resolutely into 2024 with new milestones and key challenges in the design and development of its total artificial heart. Here’s an overview of what we’ll be talking about: Research and development (R&D) We are starting 2024 … Read More

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The artificial heart to help heart failure

Heart failure is still responsible for 1 in 5 deaths. Once established, this cardiovascular disease is irreversible and worsens. “Life expectancy at 5 years is 50%” (according to Institut Pasteur Lille). It represents a major challenge for global healthcare systems. … Read More

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The new challenge of MedTech : Between innovations, regulations and compliance challenges

MedTech, at the crossroads of technology and healthcare, is shaping the development of medical devices with a relentless quest for innovation. In this dynamic landscape, several elements are redefining the design of these devices, with major implications for manufacturers. A … Read More


Xenotransplantation : the limits of animal organ transplantation

Xenotransplantation is the process of transplanting living cells, organs or tissues from animals into humans. … Read More