Doctors carried out a successful operation to transplant a fully artificial heart




Doctors carried out a successful operation to transplant a fully artificial heart

Not so long ago, we reported that in France began clinical trials of the artificial heart , and now, after a few weeks, scientists from Carmat companies reported that they were able to successfully implement the world’s first artificial heart transplant patient.

The importance of this operation is that the artificial heart in full compliance functions of a normal human heart. Previously, experts have implemented only aids for the proper operation of the body, but “native” heart does not remain in place, according to

Operation carried out Professor Dr. Kristan Latremuyem under the general supervision of Professor Alain Carpentier in Paris hospital Pompidou. Operation did male patients suffering from an acute form of heart failure. According to experts, it is possible that the patient would not live a month without a transplant. But now, thanks to the artificial heart, the patient is in intensive care and his condition is normal and stable.

“This is a revolution in cardiology. Such devices have existed previously, but they are only partially reduced heart. New invention can help many patients to live fully and to move “- says Patrick Nataf, head of the department of cardiovascular surgery.

As reported by doctors in the next few months in three hospitals in France will be made ​​somewhat similar transplants artificial heart .
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