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femmes hommes

Significant differences between men and women in cardiovascular health

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in both men and women, but it can develop and manifest itself very differently according to gender. Let’s explore the origins of these differences, but also the evolution of stereotypes in the …

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The artificial heart : From the first ideas to the first implants

The artificial heart represents a major technological and medical achievement, having already saved many lives. The idea of replacing a failing heart with a medical device may sound like something straight out of a science fiction novel, but it is …

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habitudes alimentaires

Diet as a risk factor for cardiovascular disease

At a time when cardiovascular disease is one of the world’s leading causes of death, the link between diet and cardiovascular health has never been more important. Indeed, the choices individuals make in terms of diet play a decisive role …

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At the heart of an innovative start-up’s CSR approach

At a time when the world is undergoing profound change and the quest for meaning has become essential in today’s society, thinking in terms of the long term and positive impact is a fundamental necessity for any entrepreneurial adventure. With …

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prototypes coeur artificiel

Press release April 15th, 2024

PROCOPE Medicals, designer of a new-generation artificial heart, starts preclinical trials in 2024 Nantes, April 15, 2024 – PROCOPE Medicals, a medtech born of a multidisciplinary encounter between engineers and cardiac surgeons, is designing a total artificial heart offering an innovative …

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greffe de coeur patient

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 …

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dispositif médical implantable

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 …

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cœur artificiel esperance de vie

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 …

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perspective coeur artificiel

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 …

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santé cardiovasculaire

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 …

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diagnostic précoce insuffisance cardiaque

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 …

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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 …

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transplantation cardiaque

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. …

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réglementation dispositif médical

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 …

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Xenotransplantation : the limits of animal organ transplantation

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

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santé cardiaque patient

Towards patient-centred healthcare : remote monitoring

Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) solutions can predict, prevent and manage events through continuous remote monitoring. …

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The challenge of hemocompatibility

The hemocompatibility (blood compatibility) of materials is a major issue in the design of medical devices, particularly artificial hearts. …

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insuffisance cardiaque sévère

Adapting to every patient morphology : a key challenge

Studies show that women die at a systematically higher rate than men when waiting for a donor heart. …

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