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Artificial Heart

How 3D Printing Could End The Deadly Shortage Of Donor Organs

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 03.02.2015 | Science

Three-dimensional printing has been used to make everything from pizza to prostheses, and now researchers are working on using the emerging technology...

University Scientists Aim To Create 'Bioficial Heart'

AP | DYLAN LOVAN | Posted 04.10.2014 | Science

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — It may sound far-fetched, but scientists are attempting to build a human heart with a 3-D printer. Ultimately, the goal is t...

First Patient Fitted With Carmat Artificial Heart Dies 75 Days After Operation

Reuters | Posted 05.03.2014 | Healthy Living

By Natalie Huet PARIS, March 3 (Reuters) - The first patient fitted with an artificial heart made by the French company Carmat has d...

Man With Artificial Heart Is In 'Satisfactory Condition' 2 Months After Implantation

Reuters | Posted 04.20.2014 | Healthy Living

PARIS, Feb 18 (Reuters) - A patient with terminal heart failure is in "satisfactory condition" two months after becoming the first person to be fitt...

This Man Has Survived Without A Heart For Six Months

Posted 10.03.2012 | Healthy Living

Thanks to a revolutionary surgery, a former firefighter from the Czech Republic has become the first man to live without a heart for six months, repor...

Pulseless Heart Lets Man Live For A Month Without A Heartbeat

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 08.16.2011 | Healthy Living

Craig Lewis had no pulse for a month before he passed away, but he was certainly still alive. A new artificial heart, developed by Dr. Billy Cohn a...

Scientists Develop Artificial Heart That Beats Like The Real Thing

ABC News | CHRISTOPHE SCHPOLIANSKY | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

A team of French researchers has developed an artificial heart that resembles and beats almost exactly like the real thing. The news is providing ren...