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Emory Cardiac Team Implants Lifesaving 500th Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) |  Emory University |  Atlanta Georgia

Emory Cardiac Team Implants Lifesaving 500th Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) | Emory University | Atlanta Georgia

On July 29, a team from Emory’s Cardiac and Vascular Center completed the implantation of its 500th durable continuous flow left ventricular assist device (LVAD), confirming Emory Healthcare’s status as a national leader in the procedure that saves lives. This year alone, surgeons on Emory’s Advanced Heart Failure team had implanted nearly 60 VADs by …

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New AI equity technique has important life-saving implications

New AI equity technique has important life-saving implications

October 4, 2022 — Danfeng “Daphne” Yao, a computer science professor at Virginia Tech, wants to improve the prediction accuracy of machine learning models in medical applications. The results of his research were recently published in Communications Medicine, a selective open access journal of Nature Portfolio. Danfeng “Daphne” Yao (left), faculty Elizabeth and James E. …

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