SynCardia Systems, Inc. has filed a chapter 11 petition before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware (Case No. 06-11599). The debtor is the manufacturer of an FDA-approved Total Artificial Heart. The company has entered into a stalking horse asset purchase agreement and filed a motion to sell substantially all of its assets to its first lien lender, which has also agreed to provide debtor-in-possession financing. The petition (including the list of top 30 creditors), the first day declaration and the docket are available through Omni Management.