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News archive 2009

November 12, 2009 FoxNews reports that a 16-year-old boy has a first for becoming the first minor in Texas to receive an LVAD. He can take it home to further build up his condition. This gives confidence to apply this therapy to multiple children. Click on the photo for the full story.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009 Kirsten tells about her support heart in the program Afslag UMC Utrecht. A few days after these shots, Kirsten was transplanted. A broadcast of Afslag UMC Utrecht is also devoted to this, which is no longer available.

September 2009 In his inaugural lecture, Steunharten, temporary or permanent, Prof. Jaap R. Lahpor talks about the run-up, the development and his vision on the progress of the LVAD in general and specifically in the UMC Utrecht. The inaugural address, Image and Number, by Prof. Lex A. van Herwerden is about the use of image and number, which is of great importance in heart surgery. Click on the photo for the full reason.