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Artificial Heart

When the Body Fails, Tech Takes Over

XPRIZE | Posted 07.27.2015 | Technology
XPRIZE

Think you can't live without a pulse? Not necessarily. Patients with heart failure no longer have to remain in a hospital waiting for a donor heart. A device that once kept patients alive only long enough to receive a transplant is changing the way people with heart failure live for extended periods of time.

How To Mend A Broken Heart

Alex O’Brien | Mosaic | Posted 06.08.2015 | Healthy Living

The need to mend broken hearts has never been greater. But what if we could simply manufacture a new one?

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...

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...