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Articles Tagged with Heart Failure

Onglyza Heart Failure. Wrendell Chester, from Texas, recently filed a personal injury and product liability lawsuit, against Bristol-Myers Squibb and AstraZeneca, the manufacturers of the drug.

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Onglyza and Kombiglyze linked to heart failure according to the FDA Warning

Chester claims that the companies failed to adequately warn patients and doctors about the risk of heart failure from side effects of Onglyza and failed to conduct proper research and testing.

Thoratec HeartMate II Left Ventrical Assist Device (LVAD) or a Left Ventrical Assist System (LVAS), is a mechanical heart pump that is used to continuously pump blood through the heart. It is a critical bridge device for patients with advanced heart failure who are awaiting a heart transplant.

Thoratec Heart Mate II LawyerEvery year, about 4,000 people are implanted with an LVAD, and about 75% receive the HeartMate II. Unfortunately it can form deadly blood clots, according to a recent medical report.

The implanted device caused 72 blood clots in 66 patients at three institutions, where 895 devices were implanted from 2004 through 2013, according to a study in the New England Journal of Medicine. The report pooled data from the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, Washington University Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, and Duke Medical University Center.

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