Artificial Heart

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Doctors from the Texas Heart Institute have successfully replaced a patient’s heart with a device that keeps the blood flowing, thereby allowing him to live without a detectable heartbeat or even a pulse. Here’s how it works: The turbine-like device, that are simple whirling rotors, developed by the doctors does not beat like a heart, rather provides a ‘continuous flow’ like a garden hose. Craig Lewis was a 55-year- old dying from amyloidosis, which causes a build-up of abnormal proteins. The proteins clog the organs so much that they stop working

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